1TV: The 2018 season of Shpageeza Cricket League, Afghanistan’s domestic T20 league, will begin on June 30, the country’s cricket board said Tuesday. The date was set during a meeting at the board that discussed also fixtures for first edition of Afghanistan Premier League that is set to take place in UAE in October. Click here
PTI: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday launched its very own franchise-based T20 league, to be held in the UAE in October, but the BCCI is expected to maintain its current stand of not allowing Indian players to turn freelancers. The ACB claims that 40 overseas cricketers have shown interest in the league to be
Tolo News: The selection committee of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday announced a list of young who will attend a two-week training camp in India. The ACB will select best players from the 21 young cricketers for the national team. According to ACB, 22 members of the national team will also join the young players
Ron Synovitz Malali Bashir Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty April 18, 2018 KABUL — Ogai Wardak was a 12-year-old cricket fan in Kabul when she learned the Afghan Cricket Board had quietly disbanded the country’s fledgling national women’s team in 2014. The sport’s governing body in Afghanistan said at the time that “social pressure” and “insecurity”
The Nation (Pakistan): Two weeks after his Man-of-the-Match performance in the final of the World Cup Qualifier, Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad has been asked by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) to reside permanently in Afghanistan or risk having his contract terminated. Shahzad currently resides in Peshawar, Pakistan. He has also been fined AFN 300,000 (44000 approx) for
Khaama Press: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) citing the doctors has reported that Stanikzai will undergo a surgery today. The doctors have also said that Stanikzai will be able to return to cricket in approximately ten days. ACB also added that Rashid Khan will lead the team in the absence of Asghar Stanikzai. Click here to
PTI: Not disregarding the initial support given by Pakistan, Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai says the BCCI has played a bigger role in the rapid rise of the game in the strife-torn nation. Click here to read more (external link).
ESPNCricinfo: Afghanistan is set to join the growing ranks of countries that have a T20 competition of their own, with their cricket board (ACB) announcing the launch of the Afghanistan Premier League. Following the signing of the tournament’s MoU on Thursday, its first edition is set to take place in October 2018. Click here to read
1TV: The Afghanistan Cricket Board on Sunday announced West Indian Phil Simmons as head coach. The 53-year-old has served as consulting coach for the Afghan side since February. Click here to read more (external link).
IBNS: The announcement has already been made by the Afghanistan Cricket Board that the country will play their first even Test match against India in 2018, the like of which has upset former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shahryar Khan. According to Khan, Afghanistan should have played it with Pakistan. Speaking to pakpassion.net, Khan accused Afghanistan of taking