Now Pakistan-Afghanistan ODI series will be held in 2022
By Tanushka Gain
on Tue Aug 24 2021
Both the Pakistan Cricket Board and the Afghanistan Cricket Board have mutually agreed to reschedule the three-match ODI series in Sri Lanka to 2022. The series was scheduled to be played in Hambantota from 1 to 8 September.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that Afghanistan’s three-match ODI series against Pakistan had to be postponed due to “disruption in flight operations in Kabul”.
“The ACB contacted the PCB on Monday evening. There was talk of postponing the series to 2022 citing the disruption in flight operations in Kabul. Non-availability of health and broadcasting equipment.
PCB Director International Zakir Khan said that “We have worked closely with the Afghanistan Cricket Board to make this series. And were keen to play him in the inaugural bilateral series. we understand his challenges and hence, for 2022 have agreed to reschedule the series.
The PCB historically enjoys an excellent relationship with the ACB. And will do everything to ensure that the series plays out in 2022. So, it is prominent in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. Direct competency is important for both parties. “
Recently, Azizullah Fazli has been named as the new chairman of ACB. And his appointment was the first major cricket development in Afghanistan since the takeover of the political establishment by Taliban’s. Takeover of the political reins following the withdrawal of western troops and the collapse of the elected government.