Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Media Release Service

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Pajhwok Mobile App

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Afghan team off to Nepal for T20 Cup

Afghan team off to Nepal for T20 Cup

By
On
Nov 28, 2011 - 17:18

KABUL (PAN): The national cricket squad on Monday left for Nepal to participate in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Twenty20 Cup in Kathmandu, the game's regulating body said.

The nine-day tournament, scheduled to begin on Dec. 3, features Afghanistan, Hong Kong, Oman, Kuwait, Nepal, Malaysia, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bhutan and the Maldives.  

Along with Afghanistan, the three top teams who have prequalified by virtue of their one-day international (ODI) status, will move forward to the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in the UAE in March 2012.

A statement from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said the winners and runners-up in the UAE event would play in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.

Six of the batsmen included in the team were recently trained in India, ACB Chief Executive Nasimullah Danish told Pajhwok Afghan News. Pleased with players' preparations, he hoped the team would win the cup.

Led by Nawroz Mangal, the team includes Mohammad Nabi Esakhel, Shabir Noori, Shahzad Mohammadi, Karim Sadiq, Najib Zadran, Asghar Stanikzai, Samiullah Shinwari, Mirwais Ashraf, Gulbadin Naib, Zamir Khan, Nasim Kan, Hamid Hasan Momand and Daulat Zadran.

mud

 

 


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

Advertisement