Afghanistan Cricket Board


Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) have entered into a five-year mutual cooperation agreement wherein the Taliban-ruled hardline country's national team will play their home games in the UAE. 

A corollary of the agreement is that Afghanistan will also play a series of three T20I matches each year with UAE national team. In return, ECB will provide logistic support to the Afghanistan board, including visa assistance and office space.

Dec 14, 2021 17:12
MUMBAI: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has released its Future Tours Program (FTP) for 2022-23, the highlight (from a commercial perspective) of which is a three-match ODI series in India in March, just ahead of the Indian Premier League.
Sep 06, 2021 19:09
MUMBAI: Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein has become the highest ranked government official to "bell the cat" as it were on the matter of Afghanistan's position in world cricket in the wake of the takeover of the war-torn country by the hardline extremist Taliban.  
Aug 23, 2021 13:08
MUMBAI: Taliban leader Anas Haqqani met Afghanistan national cricket team captain Hashmatullah Shahidi on Saturday where he affirmed that the new fundamentalist regime  that is now running the strife-torn country would continue to support the game.  
Aug 17, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: With the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Cricket Australia (CA) having agreed to inevitable postponement of the One-Day International (ODI) series between the two nations that was originally planned to take place in India in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup 2021, the BIG question is: Will there be a team from Afghanistan represented at ICC’s showpiece event?
Mar 11, 2020 19:03
NEW DELHI: Snixer Sports, erstwhile commercial partners of the Afghanistan Cricket Board for the Afghanistan Premier League, has filed a $5 million damages claim against the ACB for "unfair termination" of contract in 2018. The board last year postponed the 2019 edition of APL after the league's commercial partner failed to pay the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) rights money.
Jul 08, 2019 14:07
NEW DELHI: Afghanistan will play a full series against West Indies, including a lone Test match, in their adopted home country India in November, PTI quotes the country’s cricket board as having said. The “home” series will include three T20Is, three ODIs apart from the only Test, beginning from November 27, against the Caribbeans. The venue of the Test as well as the shorter-format games are yet to be decided.
Jun 19, 2019 17:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday has turned down the request of Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) to allow them to host the Afghanistan Premier League in India. A BCCI official told PTI it would be inappropriate to allow them to host APL here, given that India has its own league.
Feb 20, 2019 12:02
DEHRADUN: The Afghanistan Cricket Board has taken to its official Twitter handle to announce that it will be hosting the Ireland team for a full-fledged cricket tour in India starting Thursday. The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in the North Indian city will see Afghanistan and Ireland battle it out in three T20Is, five ODIs and a one-off Test match.
Sep 21, 2018 12:09
KABUL: Azizullah Fazli was announced as the new chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Wednesday by Mohammad Ashrafi Ghani, the President of Afghanistan who is also the board’s patron-in-chief. Fazli was previously the vice-chairman and adviser of the board.
Sep 12, 2018 12:09
MUMBAI: The inaugural Afghanistan Premier League (APL) held its player draft on Monday and confirmed that five teams will be participating in the competition namely Kabul, Kandahar, Balkh, Paktia and Nangarhar. As many as 34 overseas players were bid for amongst the franchises, hailing from countries such as England, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies, South Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, Ireland and Netherlands.