World Cup 2023: Even though Afghanistan has won 2 out of 5 matches in the World Cup 2023, the team has won these 2 matches against much stronger teams. Let us tell you that Afghanistan team defeated defending champion England in Delhi and recently defeated Pakistan team in Chennai. After this victory, it is being said that the day is not far when Afghanistan team will emerge as a super team after India. The credit for this victory of Afghanistan is being given to five people behind the scenes, so let us know who are those five heroes –
Former Indian captain Ajay Jadeja is considered to have a big role in helping the Afghanistan team win. Even before the start of the World Cup, the Afghanistan team had chosen him as their team mentor. Ajay instilled such confidence in the team that the team did wonders. Ajay is well aware of the Indian pitches, which is benefiting the team well.
Jonathan Trott, the successful batsman of the England cricket team, is currently the head coach of the Afghanistan team. Ever since Trott, who has scored four centuries and 22 half-centuries in 68 ODI matches, has become the coach of the Afghanistan team, he has changed the face of the team.
Raees is one of the players with whom the Afghanistan team entered international cricket. Raees retired from cricket soon after playing five ODIs and eight T20 Internationals. Raees serves as the assistant coach of the Afghanistan team as well as the chief selector of the Afghanistan Cricket Board.
Afghanistan team is showing its excellence not only in batting and bowling but also in fielding. The fielding coach of this team is Ryan Maron, Maron is a former South African cricketer.
Just before the World Cup, former Afghanistan bowler Hamid Hasan has taken the place of bowling coach in the team, Hamid is one of the first batch of international cricketers who have brought Afghanistan cricket on the world map. Hamid has taken 59 wickets in 38 ODIs and 35 wickets in 25 T20 matches.