Cricket – Paceman Hassan surprise pick in Afghanistan World Cup squad

FILE PHOTO - Afghanistan's bowler Hamid Hassan is tossed the ball by team mate Najibullah Zadran during their Cricket World Cup match against Australia in Perth, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Afghanistan named fast bowler Hamid Hassan, who last played for the side in July 2016, in their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup on Monday. Hassan, 31, has played 32 one-day internationals for the war-torn nation and was also part of Afghanistan’s maiden appearance at the 50-over World Cup in Australia […]

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