Ariana: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) says the Under-19 national team has been training ahead of their first match Tuesday in the U-19 World Cup. According to the cricket board, the team spent three days in quarantine after arriving in the West Indies and are scheduled to play their first game against Papua New Guinea
Ariana: Afghanistan National Cricket Team on Monday left Kabul for Qatar to feature in a three-match ODI series against the Netherlands. Afghanistan Cricket Board said in a statement that the three ODIs are scheduled to be held from 21st -25th January. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: According to the schedule, which the ACB posted on Twitter, the Afghanistan National Cricket Team, in addition to taking part in the ACC Asia Cup and ICC T20 World Cup in 2022, will also play 3 ODIs against the Netherlands in January in Qatar, 3 ODIs and 5 T20s against Zimbabwe in January-
Ariana: Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan U19 squad in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup which will be played in January and February next year in the West Indies. The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) said in a statement that Safi will also captain the team in the U19 Asia
Tolo News: Mirwais Ashraf, the newly appointed chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), said Afghan female cricketers can continue playing the game, ACB said. In an introductory meeting with ACB departmental managers, Ashraf said women’s cricket is one of the major requirements of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and they are committed to obtaining
Geo News: While fans in the stadium thoroughly rooted for their favourite sides to keep players’ spirits high, a conspiracy started brewing on Twitter regarding the disappointing performance of the Afghan side. The microblogging platform exploded with memes and claims that the Afghan cricket team had allegedly ‘fixed’ the match. Click here to read more
Ariana: The strife-torn nation’s remarkable rise has been cricket’s biggest fairytale story in recent times but Afghanistan risk isolation following the country’s Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan [IEA] takeover in August. According to the report Cricket Australia (CA) has already threatened to scrap next month’s one-off test in Hobart between the men’s teams if the new
Hindustan Times: Afghanistan risk isolation since the country’s Taliban takeover in August, with Cricket Australia threatening not to host them for a one-off test in Hobart next month if the new government in Kabul did not allow women to play the sport. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has said it is committed to women’s cricket
Ariana: Azizullah Fazli the Chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board introduced new members to the Cricket Board at a press conference on Monday. The new members were Sayeed Jalal Karim, Haji Mehboob Seddiqi, Haji Obaidullah Sadr Khel, Abdul Rahman Alokozai, Haji Naimatullah, and Mohammad Younis Mohmand. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty September 22, 2021 Seven female tae kwon do athletes are resettling in Australia after fleeing Taliban-controlled Afghanistan last month. Australian Taekwondo said on September 22 that the seven women are completing quarantine this week following what it described as a high-risk evacuation via Pakistan after the Taliban seized power in mid-August.