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Indian disabled cricket team arrives in Kabul for 3 T20s

Indian disabled cricket team arrives in Kabul for 3 T20s

Jul 20, 2016 - 21:08

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): India’s disabled cricket team on Wednesday arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul to play three Twenty/20 matches against the hosts, an official said.

Afghanistaninfo-icon Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan the matches would be played at the Kabul-Alokozai International Cricket Stadium.

He said the first match between the two physically challenged cricket teams would be played on July 22, second match on July 23 and the third and last match on July 25.

ACB chairman Nasimullah Danish said disability was not inability and the Afghan disabled team had the ability to compete with strong teams.

ACB official for disabled cricket, Dr. Abdul Manan Massoud, said the national disabled team was fully prepared to play matches against the Indians.

The Afghan disabled cricket team member, Shafiqullah Samim, said they were thankful to the ACB for arranging matches for them at home and abroad. He said they were impatiently waiting for matches against the Indian disabled cricket team.

Some time ago, the Afghanistan disabled team defeated the Indians at their home ground.



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