Mujib played two T20Is against India, then featured for the Gulf Giants in the ILT20 before traveling to Sri Lanka for the ODI series, where he suffered an injury. On the other hand, Saleem played the third T20I against India and the only Test against Sri Lanka but was left out of the ODI squad due to a hamstring injury.
Afghanistan has not had a good time in Sri Lanka so far. They lost the only Test by ten wickets, and are currently 0-2 down in the three-match ODI series. The T20I series begins on February 17, while the second and third matches will be held on February 19 and 21, respectively. All matches will be played in Dambulla.
Afghanistan squad: Ibrahim Zadran (capt), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), Mohammad Ishaq (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Azmatullah Omarzai, Karim Janat, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Fareed Ahmad, Naveen-ul- Haq, Noor Ahmad, Wafadar Momand and Qais Ahmad