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Former Indian Captain and middle-order batter Ajay Jadeja has been appointed as the Mentor of the Afghanistan National Cricket Team for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
Ajay Jadeja has played 15 test matches for India from 1992 to 2000, scoring 576 runs at 26.18 with 4 half-centuries to his name and a best of 96. He has also represented India in 196 One Day Internationals (ODIs) during the period, having scored 5359 runs at 37.47 with 6 hundreds and 30 fifties to his name in the format.
He has also been part of 111 First Class and 291 List A games and has scored over 8000 runs in each format with 31 hundreds and 88 fifties combined in both formats of the game.
Afghanistan National Cricket Team is currently in India for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, where they are scheduled to take the field against Bangladesh for its first game in this year’s event on October 7 in Dharamshala.