Afghanistan Captain Mohammad Nabi resigns as captain following the team’s defeat to Australia in the T20 World Cup. Mohammad Nabi announced that he was resigning following the four-run loss to Australia in the 26th match of the Super 12 stage in Adelaide on Friday. Our T20 World Cup odyssey has come to an end with a result that neither we nor our supporters expected,” Mohammad Nabi stated in a tweet. We, too, are upset with the results of the matches.
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He also stated that he is standing down as captain with immediate effect and would continue to play for his nation as needed by the management and team. In the match in Adelaide, Afghanistan scored 164 runs for seven wickets in a chase of 168 runs. Scored 48 runs on balls and worked hard to win his team but was unsuccessful.
Mohammad Nabi has captained the squad in 35 T20 International matches, winning 16 of them. Mohammad Nabi guided the team to the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup, however, the matches against Ireland and New Zealand were postponed due to weather and ended in a draw. The Afghanistan team’s tour of the tournament came to an end with a defeat versus Australia.