Mohammad Shahzad and Mujeeb Zadran have been included in the Afghanistan 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup Qualifier, the Afghanistan Cricket Board announced on Monday (February 5).
Afghanistan will have their task cut out as only two teams will qualify for the ICC World Cup in 2019 in the United Kingdom.
Afghanistan start their campaign on March 4 against Scotland in Bulawayo. The final of the tournament will be played on March 25 in Harare.
Squad: Asghar Stanikzai (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Javed Ahmadi, Ihsanullah Janat, Najibullah Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Nasir Jamal, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran.