APL – Afghanistan Premier League 2018 Team Squads, Players List
Afghanistan Premier League 2018 is an inaugural edition of the twenty20 tournament organized by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). APL is a professional men’s domestic Twenty20 cricket league competition in Afghanistan, the inaugural edition of the Afghanistan Premier League will be played in the United Arab Emirates in October this year. Afghanistan Premier League (APL T20) will feature twenty-three matches, including twenty playoff matches, two semi-finals, and the grand final.
Over 350 players from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, Australia, England, Ireland, Zimbabwe, UAE, Scotland, Hong Kong, Oman, Nepal and Canada have registered in six different categories (Icon, Diamond, Gold, Silver, ICC Associate and Emerging) to be picked in the draft process by the franchises.
Kabul Zwanan Squad: Rashid Khan (c), Luke Ronchi, Hazrat Zazai, Colin Ingram, Farid Malik, Javed Ahmadi, Sohail Tanveer, Laurie Evans, Wayne Parnell, Shahidullah Kamal, Muslim Musa, Afsar Zazai, Mohammad Asghar Hotak, Zahir Shirzad, Shawkat Zaman
Balkh Legends Squad: Mohammad Nabi (c), Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Ravi Bopara, Aftab Alam, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Irfan, Ben Laughlin, Kamran Akmal, Qais Ahmad, Usman Ghani, Ikram Ali Khil, Ryan ten Doeschate, Tariq Stanikzai, Fitratullah Khawry, Samiullah Salarzai, Farhan Zakhil
Paktia Panthers Squad: Mohammad Shahzad (c), Shahid Afridi, Thisara perera, Cameron Delport, Samiullah Shenwari, Chris Jordan, Faheem Ashraf, Luke Wright, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Zia ur Rahman, Calum MacLeod, Tahir Adil, Fazal Zazai, Zia ur Rahman Morkel
Nangarhar Leopards Squad: Ben Cutting (c), Andre Russel, Tamim Iqbal, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Shafiqullah Shafaq, Najib Tarakai, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Hafeez, Rahmat Shah, Naveen ul Haq, Zahir Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Fazal Haq, Nasrat Qureshi, Khaybar Omar
Kandahar Kings Squad: Asghar Stanikzai (c), Brendon McCullum, Wahab Riaz, Asghar Stanikzai, Paul Sterling, Najibullah Zadran, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Karim Janat, Tymal Mills, Sam Billings, Iftikhar Ahmad, Hamza Hotak, Karim Sadiq, Sayed Shirzad, Mohammad Naveed, Waqar Salamkhel, Abdul Baqi, Waqarullah Ishaq