ICC has approved the replacement of Merwais Ashraf in Afghanistan cricket team for 2015 cricket world cup as he got side strain injury during previous match against Sri Lanka. Shafiqullah Shafiq will be replacing Ashraf in Afghani team at world cup.
Shafiqullah Shafiq has represented Afghanistan in 10 one-day internationals and scored 179 runs at an average of 25.57. He is also a wicket-keeper and dismissed 6 batsmen behind wickets. Shafiq will bw available to join the squad after Scotland’s match.
Afghanistan is in pool A of 2015 world cup along with hosts New Zealand, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Scotland.