Tolo News: Afghanistan’s national cricket team has begun a training camp in Kabul on Sunday to prepare for the Asia Cup and World Cup, Afghanistan’s Cricket Board (ACB) said on Sunday. The training camp will run for a month, said ACB. Click here to read more (external link).
ESPN cricinfo: In the absence of any cricket due to Covid-19 and all available sources of funding drying up fast, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has decided to cut the salaries of the coaching staff by 25% in May. That number could jump to 50% in June if their tour to Zimbabwe in June is
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty May 10, 2020 Afghan cricketer Shafiquallah Shafaq has been banned from the sport for six years after acknowledging charges of match fixing. The 30-year-old was charged with fixing or attempting to fix matches in the Afghanistan Premier League T20 in 2018 and the 2019 Bangladesh Premier League, the Afghanistan Cricket
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee lifted the playing ban Mohammad Shahzad, the ACB announced in a statement. Shahzad was suspended for breaching the code of conduct. The details of the breach were not made public by the ACB, and Shahzad called it a “conspiracy” against him. Click here to read more (external
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced a 15-member squad for a three-match T20 series scheduled to be played in India in March. Asghar Afghan will lead the side in the series. Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeebur Rahman are also included in the squad. The matches will be held on 6th, 8th and 10th of
1TV: Second edition of Afghanistan Premier League T20 has been postponed to next year, officials said on Thursday. Afghanistan Cricket Board in a statement said that the decision was taken over Snixer Sports’ failure to pay the complete rights fees of the first edition as per the fees and payment schedule of the agreement and concerns
AFP / Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty : Cricket, soccer, and mountain biking are all popular in Afghanistan, but another sport is getting a grip on local athletes. In Kabul, a growing number of men, and a few women, are playing a new European import: rugby. Other Sports News Cricket: Afghanistan Cricket Board terminates the contracts of
1TV: Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended by cricket board of the country for breaching the Player Code of Conduct. In a statement, Afghanistan Cricket Board said that Shahzad had travelled out of the country without its permission. The statement did not say which country Shahzad had travelled to. Click here to read
1TV: Farhan Yosufzai has been appointed as new chief of Afghanistan Cricket Board. Yosufzai replaces Azizullah Fazli who led the board for just over 10 months. His appointment was announced by both the presidential palace and ACB. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Ten fighters from Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan attended the eight round of the this season’s mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament, called Fight Night, in Kabul on Friday. The competition is held once in every two months. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Cricket Ariana: ACB Suspends 3 Officials After Afghanistan Finished