Thursday, February 2, 2023

Afghanistan Cricket Board sign mutual cooperation agreement with Emirates Cricket Board

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Afghanistan Cricket Board and the Emirates Cricket Board have entered into a five-year mutual cooperation agreement that will see the Afghanistan Cricket Board host its home fixtures in the United Arab Emirates.

  • The five-year agreement sees ACB utilize UAE’s world-class venues for its home fixtures
  • ACB will play a series of three-T20I matches annually, against the UAE, for the duration of the agreement

Afghanistan Cricket Board will also play a series of three T20I matches each year with the UAE national team. In return, the Emirates Cricket Board will provide valuable logistic support to the Afghanistan Cricket Board, including visa assistance and office space.

Naseeb Khan, the ACB CEO, acknowledged the cooperation between both countries and expressed his confidence that this fruitful agreement will serve & benefit both parties’ future goals and ambitions.

Mubashir Usmani, the General Secretary of the Emirates Cricket Board said: “Both parties, the Emirates Cricket Board and the Afghanistan Cricket Board enjoy long and cordial relations and we are happy to support the ACB in ensuring that they have a home for their cricket. We are also thankful to the Afghanistan Cricket Board for agreeing to play a series of T20I matches against UAE Team each year. This will provide our UAE team with invaluable exposure and help in their development.”

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