Following his historic victory over Bangladesh, retired Normal Mohammad Nabi hailed the "aggressive" captain Rashid Khan, whereas accusing the captain on the final minute adjustments as a consequence of their poor efficiency within the World Cup.
In April, the Cricket Fee of Afghanistan ushered in a brand new period of management with the taking on of Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib and Rashid, respectively. Asghar Afghan is a captain for 4 years.
Afghanistan dropping its 9 matches within the World Cup. Naib's captaincy, and particularly his selections within the area throughout a thriller in opposition to Pakistan, got here underneath the scanner. It was not every little thing. Phil Simmons, whose teaching place ended after the event, got here out threatening to disclose the reality behind the harm attributable to the World Cup World Cup, together with the controversial withdrawal of the Afghan Afghan as as captain, suggesting a fear within the ranks.
"It's a matter of staff mixture," Nabi mentioned after the win in opposition to Bangladesh on Monday. "On the World Cup, board members modified the previous captain.That's why the mix was not so good.With Rashid as captain, Asghar and I help him loads. He’s additionally ready for the function.
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"If you happen to change captain earlier than the World Cup, how will you put together the staff? He [Naib] has by no means been captain of his life, how can he lead a World Cup staff? That’s the reason it was troublesome and the boys didn’t carry out in World Cup. We have now moved nearer to India, Pakistan and the Caribbean, however the scenario has completely modified. We give alternatives to younger individuals; three have made their debut within the take a look at and there will probably be a variety of debut within the T20 too. "
Scathing of their critics, Nabi and Rashid have been despatched to Twitter to oppose the change of captain earlier than the World Cup, Rashid calling for the" irresponsible and biased "choice
After the winless marketing campaign of the event, Rashid was named captain of all codecs, whereas Afghan was named his deputy.Rashid delivered his very first mission, turning Afghanistan right into a victory Chattogram and the worth of the match for his 11 wickets and half a century in the course of the first rounds, which drew the reward of Nabi.
Nabi's choice to withdraw from the assessments got here from the truth that he wished younger individuals to take it. "We’re specializing in younger individuals," he mentioned. "We have now appointed a younger captain, he’s aggressive. We’re targeted on younger individuals. "He’s additionally the # 1 bowler on the planet [in T20Is]which is why all of us help the Captain Our President and CEO, the members of our board administration help the staff. "