Tolo News: Youth and cricket fans marched through Khost city, capital of Khost province, on Wednesday, demanding the timely holding of The Million Cup Cricket League in the province. They also accused the Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) of trying to cancel the hosting of the league in Khost province, noting that the grand Paktia zone
Tolo News: The Million Cup Cricket League, Chinar Media Consultancy Services Co. and Moby Group-Afghanistan signed an agreement on Tuesday in Kabul formalizing the collaborative effort to hold the cricket league’s fifth season competition and broadcast the matches. The league, in coordination with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), will, for the first time, meet international
Ariana: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced it has renamed the Behsood Cricket Stadium in Nangarhar, which is currently under construction, after the late Najeeb Tarakai who died on Tuesday. Tarakai died on Tuesday from injuries sustained last week after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Nangarhar. Click here to read more
Ariana: The Director of Cricket at Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Raees Ahmadzai said on Tuesday that with hard work and determination “dreams do come true” and that Afghanistan’s cricket is proof of this. Representing the ACB at a virtual meeting of the Asian Cricket Council, attended by both full-members and some associate members, Ahmadzai provided
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board lacks transparency, accountability, governance and corruption prevention measures, the Integrity Watch said in a report released Saturday. The report said that the board faces allegations of allegations of nepotism and favoritism as it identified 19 cricket players who had relatives in the cricket administration. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Spectators will be allowed to watch this year’s Shpageeza Cricket League matches at Kabul Cricket Stadium, albeit at reduced numbers, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has announced. In a statement issued Saturday, ACB said the Ministry of Public Health had given them the go-ahead to allow spectators to watch matches. However, strict rules will be enforced.
Ariana: Cricket Australia and the Afghanistan Cricket Board are reportedly in an advanced stage of negotiations and are expected to confirm a December Test in Perth between Australia and Afghanistan soon. ESPNcricinfo reported that the only question that remains to be resolved is whether the match can be played as a day-night Test. Click here
PTI: Former captain Raiees Ahmadzai was on Monday appointed as the Director of Cricket of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), replacing Englishman Andy Moles. The 35-year-old Ahmadzai, who had played in five ODIs and eight T20Is for Afghanistan between 2009-10, took over from Moles, who was appointed for the dual role of Director of Cricket
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s Cricket Board (ACB) on Thursday appointed four new members to its nine-member board who were approved by President Ashraf Ghani, according to a statement by the ACB. The new members include the Women’s Affairs Minister Hasina Safi, Kandahar MP Rohullah Khanzada, senior vice-presidential advisor Haroon Mir and Mohammad Nabi, the former cricket
Tolo News: The seventh edition of the Shpageeza Cricket League competitions have been re-scheduled and will run from September 6 – 16, 2020, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said on Monday. Previously, the ACB said the league will run from September 13th to 25th. Click here to read more (external link).