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Kabul Zwanan (Pashto: کابل ځوانانKābəl Źwānān, literally "Kabul Youth") are a franchise cricket team which participates in the Afghanistan Premier League (APL).[1] They joined the APL as one of its original members in 2018. Afghan leggie Rashid Khan was the captain for the inaugural session and Zimbabwean coach Heath Streak was appointed as the head coach of the team.[2][3][4]

Kabul Zwanan
کابل ځوانان
Kabul Zwanan team logo.png
LeagueAfghanistan Premier League
CaptainAfghanistan Rashid Khan
CoachZimbabwe Heath Streak
OwnerMorelli Sports FZC
Team information
CityKabul, Afghanistan
Home groundSharjah Cricket Stadium. Sharjah
APL wins0

Current SquadEdit

As of 00:48, Monday, August 19, 2019 (UTC)

The following players listed here are in present squad.[5]

No. Player Nat. Batting Style Bowling Style Signed Year Notes
Hazratullah Zazai   Left-handed Left-arm orthodox 2018
Colin Ingram   Left handed Right-arm leg break 2018 Overseas
Shahidullah Kamal   Left handed Left-arm orthodox 2018
Fitratullah Khawari   Unknown Unknown 2018
Zia Jaan   Right handed Right-arm offbreak 2018
Afsar Zazai   Right-handed N/A 2018
Luke Ronchi   Right-handed N/A 2018 Overseas
Laurie Evans   Right-handed Right-arm medium fast 2018 Overseas
Javed Ahmadi   Right handed Right-arm off break 2018
Muslim Musa   Right handed Right-arm medium 2018
Nasir Totakhil   Right handed Right-arm medium 2018
19 Rashid Khan   Right handed Right-arm legbreak googly 2018 Captain
Usman Adil   Right handed Right-arm medium 2018
Zahir Shehzad   Right handed Left-arm orthodox 2018
Ali Khan   Right handed Right-arm fast medium 2018 Overseas
Fareed Ahmed   Left handed Left-arm fast medium 2018
Nasir Totakhil   Left handed Left-arm orthodox 2018
Nijat Masood   Right handed Right-arm medium 2018
Wayne Parnell   Left handed Left-arm medium fast 2018
Zamir Khan   Left handed Left-arm orthodox 2018
33 Sohail Tanvir   Left handed Left-arm fast 2018 Overseas
  • Sohail Tanvir was not allowed by the board to participate in the first edition.

Administration and Supporting StaffEdit

Head Coach:   Heath Streak


  1. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League slated for October 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Afghans ready with their version of T20 league". Times of India. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  3. ^ "ICC approves plans for Afghanistan Premier League". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Sharjah to host Afghanistan T20 League from October 5". Gulf News. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Kabul Zwanan Squad", Cricinfo