“I’ll retire from all worldwide cricket after the sport towards Namibia,” the 33-year-old mentioned in Pashto in a video message on Fb.
“I need an increasing number of kids to get the chance to play for Afghanistan. Subsequently, it is anticipated that tomorrow will probably be my final worldwide match and afterwards I’ll resign.”
Asghar skippered Afghanistan over all three codecs of cricket for six years, earlier than being acrimoniously sacked two weeks earlier than the beginning of the 2019 World Cup in England.
He ultimately gained again the captaincy however was axed once more in June this yr after being blamed for the staff’s poor type in a Check sequence in Zimbabwe.
Asghar performed six Exams, 114 one-day internationals and 74 Twenty20 internationals in a profession unfold over 12 years.
He scored 440 runs in Exams with 100 whereas his tally in ODIs was 2,424 with a century and 12 half-centuries.
On the ongoing World Cup, Asghar scored 10 runs within the defeat towards Pakistan in Dubai on Friday.
“@ACBofficials welcomes and respects his determination, expresses gratitude for his providers to the nation,” tweeted the Afghanistan Cricket Board.
“It should take lots of onerous work for younger Afghan cricketers to fill his sneakers.”