Ariana: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Friday confirmed that the national men’s team will tour Ireland from August 9 to 17 and will play five T20Is against their hosts. Afghanistan’s tour was initially scheduled to include a Test match and three ODIs, but the tour was rescheduled to a later date with both sides looking to
ESPN: Former middle-order batter Noor-ul-Haq has been named chief selector of the senior national team by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). He was serving in the role on a temporary basis for over three months and was officially handed over the responsibilities on Monday, an ACB statement said. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Former Australian middle-order batter Stuart Grant Law has been named as the interim head coach of Afghanistan’s national men’s cricket team for the Bangladesh Series. Law is already in Bangladesh and will step into the role of interim head coach ahead of the upcoming ODI and T20I series. Click here to read more (external
Ariana: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has confirmed that a member of the Under-19 team and three board members have applied for asylum in the UK after taking part in the ICC U-19 World Cup tournament in the West Indies last week. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) says the Under-19 national team has been training ahead of their first match Tuesday in the U-19 World Cup. According to the cricket board, the team spent three days in quarantine after arriving in the West Indies and are scheduled to play their first game against Papua New Guinea
Ariana: Afghanistan National Cricket Team on Monday left Kabul for Qatar to feature in a three-match ODI series against the Netherlands. Afghanistan Cricket Board said in a statement that the three ODIs are scheduled to be held from 21st -25th January. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: According to the schedule, which the ACB posted on Twitter, the Afghanistan National Cricket Team, in addition to taking part in the ACC Asia Cup and ICC T20 World Cup in 2022, will also play 3 ODIs against the Netherlands in January in Qatar, 3 ODIs and 5 T20s against Zimbabwe in January-
Ariana: Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan U19 squad in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup which will be played in January and February next year in the West Indies. The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) said in a statement that Safi will also captain the team in the U19 Asia
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