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By AP

Last Updated: 22/04/19 12:56pm

Hamid Hassan is back in the Afghanistan squad after a three-year absence

Afghanistan have included 31-year-old fast bowler Hamid Hassan in their squad for next month’s Cricket World Cup, three years after his last one-day international appearance.

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  • Afghanistan include Hamid Hassan in World Cup squad Watch the Cricket World Cup live and exclusive on Sky Sports Cricket from May 30, starting with England vs South Africa at The Oval By AP Last Updated: 22/04/19 12:56pm Hamid Hassan is back in the Afghanistan squad after a three-year absence Afghanistan have included 31-year-old fast bowler Hamid Hassan in their squad for next month’s Cricket World Cup, three years after his last one-day international appearance.
  • Afghanistan will be led by Gulbadin Naib, whose elevation as skipper earlier this month was criticised by senior players Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.
  • “Luckily for us, the comeback of senior fast bowler Hamid Hassan is good news.
  • Rashid Khan will lead a formidable Afghanistan spin attack Afghanistan have one of the most formidable spin attacks with leg spinner Rashid Khan, Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman.
  • Afghanistan squad: Gulbadin Naib (captain), Mohammad Shahzad, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb ur RahmanYou can watch every match of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup on Sky Sports Cricket, starting with England vs South Africa at The Oval on Thursday, May 30.


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