Afghanistan Cricket Board issued a statement.
Asghar Afghan to act as Rashid Khan's deputy.
The former Caribbean cricketer says it was ACB's decision to replace Asghar Afghan with three different skippers in as many formats.
They will train in South Africa and will play six practice matches.
This comes as a shocking development with the World Cup around the corner.
Earlier, the Afghanistan Cricket Board had made a request to adjust the dates citing the IPL season
The Afghanistan Premier League will be played in the UAE later this year.
Dehradun was slated as the venue as per the earlier agreement
Chairman of the BCB Cricket Operations Committee remarked that the discussions were still in progress.
The BCCI has set aside an lofty budget to foster the sport in Afghanistan.