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Regional cricket contest gets under way

Regional cricket contest gets under way

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Oct 19, 2014 - 13:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A regional cricket tournament, involving five squads, got under way at the Kabul International Stadium on Sunday, organisers said.

Outfits from Miss Ainak, Band-i-Amir, Bost, Amu and Spinghar zones are participating in the 41-day event, a spokesman for the Afghanistaninfo-icon Cricket Board (ACB) said.

Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News that ACB chief Shahzada Masood declared the tournament open. Masood described the contest as a welcome initiative to promote the game in the country.

ACB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Noor Mohammad Murad urged media outlets to accord appropriate coverage to the board-sponsored tournament, involving four-day matches.

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