Afghanistan is the new entrant to the Cricket World Cup. It is the 20th country to participate in the World Cup. They are led by Mohammad Nabi. 18 year old batsman Usman Ghani is their youngest player, while Mangal is the only player who touched 30s.
Team for 2015 World Cup
- Captain: Mohammad Nabi
Wicketkeeper: Afsar Zazai
Players: Aftab Alam, Asghar Stanikzai, Dawlat Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Hamid Hassan, Javed Ahmadi, Mirwais Ashraf, Najibullah Zadran, Nasir Jamal, Nawroz Mangal, Samiullah Shenwari, Shapoor Zadran, Usman Ghani
Standby Players: Hashmatullah Shaidi, Izatullah Dawlatzai, Shafiqullah, Sharafuddin Ashraf