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Mujeeb ur Rahman not included in Afghanistan squad for sole Test against Ireland

24 Feb 2019 Rasad News Agency

KABUL-Mystery spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman failed to find a place in Afghanistan’s Test squad for next month’s clash against Ireland.

Afghanistan are due to host Ireland across all three formats at their adopted ‘home’ ground in Dehradun, India and will play only their second Test since gaining full ICC membership last year.

Mujeeb was the biggest omission from the 14-man squad announced by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Thursday while wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad was left out of the T20 side.

While missing out on the Test squad, Mujeeb has been picked for the ODI and T20 matches. Shahzad, meanwhile, has been included in both the Test and ODI squads for the Ireland clashes.

Having captained the side in their maiden Test against India last year, Asghar Afghan continues the lead Afghanistan in all three formats.

(Rasad News Agency)

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