Afghanistan’s World Cup Surge: Hashmatullah Shahidi Credits Coach Jonathan Trott for Turnaround

Afghanistan’s cricket team, under the mentorship of head coach Jonathan Trott, is making waves at the ongoing World Cup 2023. After securing their third victory against Sri Lanka, skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi commended Trott’s pivotal role in their recent success.

Shahidi highlighted Trott’s motivational prowess, emphasizing the coach’s impact on the team’s mindset and work ethic.


Trott, who joined the team as head coach last year, has instilled positivity and confidence among the players. Shahidi revealed Trott’s encouraging words before the crucial Pakistan match, which played a significant role in shaping the team’s mindset.

The coaching and management staff’s relentless efforts, coupled with Trott’s guidance, have bolstered Afghanistan’s confidence and determination.

Afghanistan’s remarkable turnaround in the World Cup is evident, with victories against formidable opponents, including England and Pakistan. Their resilience and fighting spirit have propelled them to the forefront of the tournament.

With six points in their bag, Afghanistan is eyeing a spot in the final four, showcasing their determination to make a mark on the international cricket stage.