Afghanistan news June 12, 2014

Afghanistan appoint Moles as batting coach

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Andy Moles, the former New Zealand coach, will take over as Afghanistan's batting coach, in preparation for the 2015 World Cup. Moles, the former Warwickshire and Griqualand West opening batsman, has also held coaching positions with Kenya and Scotland in the past. He lasted less than a year in the New Zealand job, resigning in October 2009.

"We are pleased to have the services of Andy Moles in our batting preparations for the World Cup," Noor Mohammad Murad, CEO of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, said. "He has broad experience in international cricket both as a player and a coach and he will bring the benefits of this experience to our national players."

According to an ACB media release, Moles will arrive in Kabul later this week to begin his work with the team.

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  • on June 16, 2014, 12:48 GMT

    that is good news, I hope that he will bring positive changes in the batting

  • on June 16, 2014, 3:55 GMT

    It is a good news for Afghanistan to appoint a person who has international experience, and specially a person who is familiar with pitches of Australia and New zeland. we all know that Afghanistan cant win the cup, at least the need to show their talent to world that they can be test playing nation.

  • scorpion4u on June 15, 2014, 3:56 GMT

    Will be great for Afghans, they will have a great preparation for 2015 World Cup and we hope to help much and more for doing their best job,

  • on June 14, 2014, 7:20 GMT

    happy to know that moles will help afghan boys wish to have international couches that he played international maches for his own country inshallah afghan batting will get better..............

  • on June 13, 2014, 11:29 GMT

    that is good news for afghan team hopelly afg team will practice hord and done well

  • on June 12, 2014, 16:28 GMT

    Great news, for better start in WC 2015.

  • on June 12, 2014, 15:31 GMT

    we hope for afghan to paly positively and bring world attention toward them.

  • on June 16, 2014, 12:48 GMT

    that is good news, I hope that he will bring positive changes in the batting

  • on June 16, 2014, 3:55 GMT

    It is a good news for Afghanistan to appoint a person who has international experience, and specially a person who is familiar with pitches of Australia and New zeland. we all know that Afghanistan cant win the cup, at least the need to show their talent to world that they can be test playing nation.

  • scorpion4u on June 15, 2014, 3:56 GMT

    Will be great for Afghans, they will have a great preparation for 2015 World Cup and we hope to help much and more for doing their best job,

  • on June 14, 2014, 7:20 GMT

    happy to know that moles will help afghan boys wish to have international couches that he played international maches for his own country inshallah afghan batting will get better..............

  • on June 13, 2014, 11:29 GMT

    that is good news for afghan team hopelly afg team will practice hord and done well

  • on June 12, 2014, 16:28 GMT

    Great news, for better start in WC 2015.

  • on June 12, 2014, 15:31 GMT

    we hope for afghan to paly positively and bring world attention toward them.

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  • on June 12, 2014, 15:31 GMT

    we hope for afghan to paly positively and bring world attention toward them.

  • on June 12, 2014, 16:28 GMT

    Great news, for better start in WC 2015.

  • on June 13, 2014, 11:29 GMT

    that is good news for afghan team hopelly afg team will practice hord and done well

  • on June 14, 2014, 7:20 GMT

    happy to know that moles will help afghan boys wish to have international couches that he played international maches for his own country inshallah afghan batting will get better..............

  • scorpion4u on June 15, 2014, 3:56 GMT

    Will be great for Afghans, they will have a great preparation for 2015 World Cup and we hope to help much and more for doing their best job,

  • on June 16, 2014, 3:55 GMT

    It is a good news for Afghanistan to appoint a person who has international experience, and specially a person who is familiar with pitches of Australia and New zeland. we all know that Afghanistan cant win the cup, at least the need to show their talent to world that they can be test playing nation.

  • on June 16, 2014, 12:48 GMT

    that is good news, I hope that he will bring positive changes in the batting