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Rashid Khan set to become youngest captain in international cricket

by Jasvinder Singh Feb 27, 2018 • 17:36 PM

New Delhi, Feb 27 (CRICKETNMORE) - At 19 years of age, highly-rated Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan is set to become the youngest captain in the history of international cricket.

The World's No.1 ODI and Twenty20 International bowler, Rashid will lead Afghanistan after regular skipper Asghar Stanikzai was diagnosed with appendicitis. 

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"The doctors have advised that he will be able to return to cricket in approximately 10 days. Current vice-captain Rashid Khan will lead the team in his absence," Afghan Cricket Board said in a press statement.

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