AFP: Afghanistan’s World Cup campaign was plunged further into crisis on Wednesday as coach Phil Simmons promised to lift the lid on simmering tensions with chief selector Dawlat Ahmadzai. Ahmadzai has laid the blame for Afghanistan’s five defeats in as many World Cup matches at the door of former West Indies all-rounder Simmons and his
1TV: Afghanistan fast-bowler Hamid Hassan will step down from ODI cricket after the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The 31-year-old made a surprise comeback to the Afghanistan squad for the mega tournament, having last played an ODI in July 2016. Recurring injuries had kept him out of the side. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Monday announced that the national side’s under-19 squad for quadrangular one-day series due to begin in India tomorrow (Tuesday.) Afghanistan’s chief selector, Dawlat Khan Ahmadzai, said that the players were picked for the tournament following training camp. He said that the main aim was to select a team for future major tournaments
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).
1TV: Nowroz Mangal was appointed as chief selector of Afghanistan on Tuesday. Mangal, a former captain of the national team, announced his retirement from the international cricket but will play in domestic games. He will replace Dawlat Ahmadzai who is moved to act as member of Discipline Committee. Click here to read more (external link).