Saturday April 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) It is supposed that Afghanistan national cricket team to play with England national cricket team in One Day International match.
Farid Hotak spokesman of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) told BNA reporter, the match to be held between the teams on July 11, 2017 in Marylebone Cricket Club, Lorday stadium, England.
Recently Afghanistan cricket team had great achievements and won the champion of several cricket cups.
Afghanistan cricket board trying to obtain the full membership of International Cricket Council (ICC) during the current year, Hotak added.
Saturday April 8, 2017
Kabul (BNA) With participation of Vice President Sarwar Danesh, a program was held by female bicycle riders in cooperation with Institute of Peace, Media and Good Governance and National Bicycle Riding Federation in Kabul.
Praising the female bicycle riders, the respective institute and directorate of bicycle riding federation, vice president considered the program launched for supporting peace and good governance as builder and good. Vice President Sarwar Danesh said that youth and women had effective role in good governance and counter corruption and the government was making effort to use both youth and women in leading and management of the country. He added that in the past two years Afghanistan institutions have become younger comparing to previous years as participation of youth and women have increased in administration of Afghanistan and the process would be further strengthened.
Wednesday April 5, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team to face with West Indies national cricket team in One Day International and Twenty-20 overs matches.
It is supposed that the matches to be held at June, 2017 in West Indies.
Farid Hotak spokesman of Afghanistan Cricket Board told BNA, agreement of the matches signed between the authorities of the two countries.
Launching the tournaments is a great achievement for Afghanistan Cricket Board, because West Indies cricket team is the world champion teams, Hotak added.
Monday April 3, 2017
Kabul (BNA) In a meeting with President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, head of cricket board, Lutfullah Mashaal said lack of standard cricket gymnasium was behind failure to invite foreign cricketers to Afghanistan, BNA reported the other day.
In the meeting, attended by Eklil Hakimi, Finance Minister, Sayed Mansoor Naderi, urban development minister and Dr. Mohammad Akram Khpulwak, special representative to the President, Lutfullah Mashaal congratulated the recent victory of the country’s cricket team to the President and the people of Afghanistan said, the team was first in grade as it could defeat the world strongest team, said the agency.
“Attention and encouragement of the President has given the cricket players morality and helped them gain many victories in world matches,” the agency quoted a statement from the presidential press office. Mashaal said due to lack of standard cricket stadium, they can’t invite cricketers from foreign countries, asking the president for addressing the problem, the agency added. Meanwhile, trainer of the cricket team, Mohammad Stanekzai spoke about the success of his led team said, in a short they gained further success. Congratulating the recent victory of the cricket team and lauding their effort to win the great achievement, the country’s President said he would do his best to provide vast and standard cricket ground, through a proposal by the team leadership and approval of the cabinet meeting.