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Afghanistan women can continue playing cricket: ACB chairman

Afghanistan women can continue playing cricket: ACB chairman

Newly appointed chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Mirwais Ashraf has said that his country’s women will continue playing cricket. According to a report in the Tolo News Agency (TNA), during his introductory meeting…

BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly appointed chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly appointed chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the Chairman of ICC’s Cricket Committee, the global governing body of the game announced on Wednesday. Ganguly will be replacing…

ICC Board appoints Afghanistan Working Group to review status of ACB

ICC Board appoints Afghanistan Working Group to review status of ACB

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board on Wednesday announced to appoint a Working Group to review the status of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and cricket in Afghanistan in light of the recent governmental changes…

Former cricketer Mirwais Ashraf appointed new cricket chief of Afghanistan Cricket Board

Former cricketer Mirwais Ashraf appointed new cricket chief of Afghanistan Cricket Board

Afghanistan’s former all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf has been appointed as the acting chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) by the Taliban-led interim government. Ashraf has replaced Azizullah Fazli, who was in charge of the top…

FIFA President calls on global football community to show solidarity with Afghan refugees

FIFA President calls on global football community to show solidarity with Afghan refugees

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has called on the global football community and governments worldwide to offer support in face of the escalating refugee and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. President Infantino was speaking during a visit…

ICC to take call on cricket’s fate in Afghanistan next month

ICC to take call on cricket’s fate in Afghanistan next month

Although the International Cricket Council (ICC) had opted for a wait-and-watch approach on Afghanistan but will discuss the future of cricket in the war-torn nation nation in its board meeting, which will be held in…

CA would postpone its one-off Test against Afghanistan this week

CA would postpone its one-off Test against Afghanistan this week

Cricket Australia (CA) will postpone its one-off Test against Afghanistan indefinitely this week. The development comes as CA wants the war-torn nation to “rethink” its approach towards women’s sport, Cricket Tasmania chief Dominic Baker said…

Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan T20 captain

Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan T20 captain

Afghanistan’s star leg-spinner Rashid Khan has stepped down as the national T20 team’s captain shortly after the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced its team for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held…

Cricket Australia threatens to cancel one-off Test vs Afghanistan

Cricket Australia threatens to cancel one-off Test vs Afghanistan

The first-ever Test match between Australia men’s and Afghanistan seems to be called off after Afghanistan’s newly-installed Taliban government has announced its objection over women from its country playing cricket. Cricket Australia (CA) issued a…

ODI series between Afghanistan, Pakistan postponed

ODI series between Afghanistan, Pakistan postponed

The upcoming three-match ODI series between Afghanistan and Pakistan has been postponed due to “disruption of flight operations in Kabul”, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said. The ODI series was scheduled to begin from…