There was a dispute between selection committee and the formal captain Rashid khan for not allowing him to be the part of team selection, after which Rashid khan stepped d.own from the captaincy of team and mentioned
"As the captain and responsible person for the nation, I deserve the right to be part of the selection of the team. The selection committee and ACB has not obtained my consent for the team which has been announced by ACB media. I am taking the decision of stepping down from the role as captain of the Afghanistan T20 side effective immediately," Rashid had said then.
After this statement of Rashid, ACB has appointed MD. Nabi a new captain for the world cup.