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.
Naseeb Khan, has been introduced as the new CEO of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), by board's Chairman Mr @AzizullahFazli. He hold master's degree and has knowledge of cricket as well. pic.twitter.com/07qDH1hQjW — Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) September 20, 2021
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 11, 2021 The head of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has told an Australian broadcaster that the Afghan national women’s team could still be allowed to play cricket. ACB Chairman Azizullah Fazli told SBS Radio Pashto late on September 10 that the governing body would outline “very soon” how women would
Ariana: Mohammad Nabi said he has been named Afghanistan skipper for the upcoming T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan unexpectedly stepped down as captain on Thursday. Rashid issued a statement on Twitter Thursday announcing his decision which he said was in protest against the selection of the national squad that was done without his input.
Cricinfo: Azizullah Fazli is the new chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board. His appointment is the first major cricketing development in the country since the Taliban’s takeover of the political reins following the withdrawal of western troops and the collapse of the elected government. Click here to read more (external link). Other Afghan Sports News