March 2, 2009

Afghanistan

Afghanistan gear up for 2010 South Asian Games

Judhajit

Tony Munro

Regardless of what happens at next month's World Cup Qualifiers (WCQs), Afghanistan will play against at least of two of Asia's Test nations in 2010, when cricket makes its debut the South Asian Games next year in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The matches, to be played according to the Twenty20 format, will be contested by under-21 teams from Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Asian Cricket Council chief executive, Syed Ashraful Huq, said the Twenty20 format would surely help "the developing countries put up a good show". "Twenty20 is a great leveller and should Afghanistan, Bhutan and Maldives and Nepal come up against the ODI countries, the matches should be quite competitive," Huq said.

Nepal have beaten Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa in Under-19 World Cups.

Cricket will also debut at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China from November 11-27, 2010 and will be played in the Twenty20 format as well. Asia's non-Test countries will contest the qualifying event for that tournament, the ACC Twenty20 Cup 2009, in the United Arab Emirates from November 4-13, 2009.

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Posted by Nepali. on (June 24, 2011, 2:37 GMT)

Afg will lose. Nepal will win

Posted by Naveedbarasht on (May 30, 2010, 17:07 GMT)

I'm so that i watch my team in asian game and i know they are the best i want to be in team one it's my dreaam good luck! AFGHANISTAN

Posted by Naseem dilsoz on (May 2, 2010, 2:59 GMT)

hello salaam my afghan brothers. I am so pleased to see my afghan brothers in this 20twenty world cup. it was my dream but inshallah they will be world champions one day.

Posted by Naseem dilsoz on (May 2, 2010, 2:59 GMT)

hello salaam my afghan brothers. I am so pleased to see my afghan brothers in this 20twenty world cup. it was my dream but inshallah they will be world champions one day.

Posted by Razmal on (March 26, 2010, 9:08 GMT)

Dear players. I really apreciat your tallent. and I hope you success in other races also I congretualate all afghans for this victory. Razmal"Sultani" From kabul Afghanistan

Posted by Matiullah Stanikzai on (February 13, 2010, 20:18 GMT)

Dear All, Thanks for the great news about Afghanistan's great cricket team, i think Afghanistan cricket is performing outstandingly well, they are now, they will be 100% successful Inshallah thank you

Posted by Alyas on (December 2, 2009, 6:57 GMT)

My dear friends as i know that afghanistan is showing an outstanding performance in every matches i am very happy and thankfull af my dear cricketers so i wish them a very great with success matches i pray for them to get success. and i am happy that our country developing by them. and plz we all should support them and gave all of them a kind motivation...afghanistan is the best

Posted by Samim on (November 25, 2009, 6:49 GMT)

Dear all,

as I read the above comments about Afghan Team, Afghan team is really a great team and won the famouse countries like china and etc, I hope that all Afghans give thier support to thier team to get the best result in 20/20 in Dubai and also in world cup, Afghan team is the best.

Posted by Hassaan Mehmood Durani on (October 26, 2009, 4:39 GMT)

I Love my green and white country Afghanistan..... I am really happy for afghan cricket team. Afghan cricket team is enter in next 2011 worldcup Its really amaizng.plz any body mail me that next match of Afghanistan when will be play? my Email is Hassaan_star@yahoo.com about Hassaan Mehmood: I am from kandahar Afghanistan 16 years old boy.

Posted by waheed ullah ahamdi on (October 3, 2009, 18:06 GMT)

hello sallam to all my afghani brothers i wish all of them will be ok please some body tell us that the next match of Afghanistan when will be play and against which countries ?

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