Tolo News: The 9th season of the Afghan Premier League (APL) started Thursday evening and was attended by First Vice President Amrullah Saleh and Wolesi Jirga Speaker Mir Rahman Rahmani, as well as a number of other government officials. This year the league matches will continue until October 16. Click here to read more (external
Ariana: The Director of Cricket at Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Raees Ahmadzai said on Tuesday that with hard work and determination “dreams do come true” and that Afghanistan’s cricket is proof of this. Representing the ACB at a virtual meeting of the Asian Cricket Council, attended by both full-members and some associate members, Ahmadzai provided
Tolo News: The Shpageeza T20 cricket league ended on Wednesday with the championship going to the Kabul Eagles, who beat Mis Aynak by nine runs at the Kabul International Cricket Stadium. Kabul Eagles have won the title for the second time in a row. The seventh edition of Shpageeza was held from September 6 to
Tolo News: Kabul Eagles will play against the Mis Ainak Knights in the final match of Shpageeza Cricket League on Wednesday. The Shpageeza matches started on September 6 and will run to September 16th. The tournament has six teams – Amo Sharks, Band-e Amir Dragons, Boost Defenders, Kabul Eagles, Mis Ainak Knights and Spin Ghar
Tolo News: Band-e-Amir Knights will face Mis-e-Ainak Dragons in the second semi-final match of Shpageeza Cricket League on Tuesday to determine the second qualifier for the final match against Kabul Eagles. Click here to read more (external link).
The Islander (AU): The one-off Test between Australia and Afghanistan is in extreme doubt as the stakes increase in Cricket Australia’s stand-off with its disgruntled free-to-air broadcaster. The match between Australia and Afghanistan, currently slated to be played in Perth on November 21-25, has long been at risk of being scrapped because of the COVID-19
Khaama Press: The country’s Afghan Premier League to start is 9th season of in two weeks [September 24th], officials said. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed Monday for government’s financial support to the football league, with government promising to financially back 9th season of these tournaments. Click here to read more (external link). Other Afghan
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board lacks transparency, accountability, governance and corruption prevention measures, the Integrity Watch said in a report released Saturday. The report said that the board faces allegations of allegations of nepotism and favoritism as it identified 19 cricket players who had relatives in the cricket administration. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Spectators will be allowed to watch this year’s Shpageeza Cricket League matches at Kabul Cricket Stadium, albeit at reduced numbers, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has announced. In a statement issued Saturday, ACB said the Ministry of Public Health had given them the go-ahead to allow spectators to watch matches. However, strict rules will be enforced.
Ariana: Cricket Australia and the Afghanistan Cricket Board are reportedly in an advanced stage of negotiations and are expected to confirm a December Test in Perth between Australia and Afghanistan soon. ESPNcricinfo reported that the only question that remains to be resolved is whether the match can be played as a day-night Test. Click here