Photo Credit: Afghanistan Cricket Board
Afghanistan Cricket Board today confirmed that the AfghanAbdalyan (Afghanistan A Team) will tour Oman for a two-match One Day and a five-match T20I Series from October 12 to 23 in Muscat, Oman.
The two One Day Matches are scheduled to be played on October 12 and 15, whereas the five T20I Matches are slotted for the 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st, and 23rd of October in the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Turf 1) in Muscat, Oman.
The Afghanistan and Oman Cricket Boards have taken the decision aiming at promoting the growth of cricket in both countries, and fostering long-term bilateral ties in the future.
Talking about the tour, Mr. Naseeb Khan, the ACB CEO said, “It is a significant achievement for Afghanistan Cricket Board to have played a positive role in the growth and development of cricket in Afghanistan and to have maintained strong bilateral ties with other cricketing nations. We are committed to continuing efforts to expand and improve the game, and hope that all players will have the opportunity to showcase their skills and create good memories during this tour.”
He further added, “Oman remains our close cricketing friend country where cricket has been making significant progress, the same as the game progressed in Afghanistan. The upcoming tour between the two countries is an excellent opportunity to strengthen the relationship between the two nations and promote the growth of cricket in both countries.”
It is considered to be the first time that Oman hosts the Afghanistan A team, which paves the way for more bilateral series between the two teams in the future.
1st OD: October 12, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
2nd OD: October 15, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
1st T20I: October 17, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
2nd T20I: October 18, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
3rd T20I: October 20, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
4th T20I: October 21, Al Amerat Cricket Ground
5th T20I: October 23, Al Amerat Cricket Ground