Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is not interested in captaining the T20 side fearing it might affect his performance as a player which he feels is more crucial to the team.
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Afghanistan have been changing captains frequently and earlier this week named Hashmatullah Shahidi as their Test and ODI skipper.
However, the Afghanistan Cricket Board is yet to name the T20 captain.
“I am very much clear in my mind that I am better off as a player. I am good in the role as vice-captain and help the captain wherever I am needed. It’s better for me that I stay away from this position,” Rashid told ESPNcricinfo.
“I want to do well for the team as a player and my performance is a bit more crucial for the team rather than me thinking about different things being a captain.”
Rashid, who plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, is set to turn out for Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League.
With the T20 World Cup around the corner, Rashid feels he is better off focusing on what he does best.
“Also, it takes time, and right now the most important thing is the World Cup which is quite near and I feel it is too much for…