Having generated a high on performance against Ireland in the recently concluded 3-match T20I series, Afghanistan gear set up for the ODIs, with the very first of the five-match series going on in Dehradun on February 28. The ODI matches hold huge importance for Afghanistan who are looking to prepare for the forthcoming ICC World Cup in England and also Wales. With less than 100 days to go in the showpiece event, Afghanistan possesses points of interest set on a tests series with the aid of which they aim to finalize their squad for the World Cup.
Afghanistan: Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shahzad(w), Hazratullah Zazai, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan(c), Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Dawlat Zadran
Ireland: William Porterfield(c), Andrew Balbirnie, Simi Singh, James McCollum, George Dockrell, Stuart Poynter(w), Paul Stirling, Kevin O Brien, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin, Barry McCarthy