1TV: Ahmadzai replaces Nowroz Mangal, a former captain of the national team, who acted as chief selector since early 2017. Mangal had been preceded by Ahmadzai. Mangal will now join the coaching staff of the national side as a Batting Consultant” said Azizullah Fazli, chairman of Afghanistan Cricket Board. Click here to read more (external link).
Afghanistan Cricket Board: Balkh Legends became the champions of the inaugural edition of the Gulbahar Afghanistan Premier League T20 2018 after beating Kabul Zwanaan by 4 wickets today. Qais Ahmad was awarded Man of the Match. Click here for more (external link). Closing Ceremony
Tolo News: Azizullah Fazli was formally introduced as the new head of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) at a ceremony on Wednesday. Fazli said he wants to review the incumbent structure of the cricket board and the selection committee and that he will establish a system through which best employees will be appreciated and admired for their
Tolo News: The Afghan Premier League (APL), centered around the message “One nation – One voice”, on Sunday announced the 2018 season of the greatly anticipated tournament has been postponed due to insufficient financial support. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s (ACB) plans for the staging of the
Tolo News: Afridun Amu, Afghanistan’s first surfer, will represent his country at this year’s International Surfing Association’s (ISA) world surfing championships in Japan. Amu, 31, was the first Afghan surfer to represent his country in the sport and has taken part in a number of international competitions including the ISA’s World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France in May 2017. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports
Tolo News: President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday introduced two senior cabinet members Hamid Tahmasi, the minister of transport, and Kamil Sediqi, the deputy minister of commerce, as new members of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). The two new appointments will take over from Abdul Ali Mohammadi, former adviser to Ghani and Salma Sadat, a national investor.
Tolo News: Two mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters will represent Afghanistan in a free fighting tournament in China. Sabrullah Begzad and Shirshah left Kabul on Wednesday to fight in 80kgs and 70kgs weight category respectively. The three-day event will start on July 28. The Asian MMA Championship will be held in China’s Harbin City where 18
Ariana: Ahead of their historic test match against India, Afghanistan are all set to host Bangladesh for a three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series in the northern Indian city of Dehradun in June. The matches are scheduled for the 3rd, 5th and 7th of June before Afghanistan travel to Bengaluru for the one-off test match against India. All the matches of the T20I series against Bangladesh
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