KABUL: Factfile on Afghanistan ahead of the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29
Squad: Mohammad Nabi (captain), Afsar Zazai, Usman Ghani, Aftab Alam,
Asghar Stanikzai, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hasan, Javed Ahmadi,
Najibullah Zadran, Mirwais Ashraf, Nasir Jamal, Nawroz Mangal, Shapoor Zadran, Samiullar Shenwari,
Coach: Andy Moles
Fixtures – Pool A:
Feb 18: Bangladesh, Canberra
Feb 22: Sri Lanka, Dunedin
Feb 26: Scotland, Dunedin
March 4: Australia, Perth
March 8: New Zealand, Napier
March 13: England, Sydney
World Cup record:
Former coach Kabir Khan believes a fully fit Hasan could prove to be the key player for Afghanistan.
The 27-year-old should take wickets on the bouncy Australian tracks and boasts 46 wickets from 24 ODIs with best figures of 5-45.