Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan’s premier all-rounder has decided to retire from test cricket after the one-off match against Bangladesh in Chittagong. The match is going to be played at Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.
“Yes, Mohammad Nabi will retire after the ongoing Test match”, Afghanistan team manager Nazim Jar Abdurrahimzai confirmed to cricbuzz.
The decision took by Nabi to retire from the test cricket arena is due to an increase in the focus of white-ball cricket. He has only played 3 international matches for Afghanistan till date.
Afghanistan has not been included into ICC Test Championship as only nine teams will be competing in the championship. 71 – The number of test matches will be played during the championship across the two years. Their next assignment will be up against West Indies which will begin from 27th November in Dehradun.
Mohammad Nabi has been an integral part of Afghanistan’s team and he will be the vital cog for them during the ICC World T-20 scheduled for next year in Australia. He is a vital off-spinning all-rounder and it will be interesting to see how he will be maintaining his fitness for white-ball cricket in coming years.
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