Afghanistan Cricket Team Set To Resume Training
According to the ICC, a 22-man Afghanistan squad will take part in a month-long training camp in Kabul.
- Afghanistan cricketers set to return to training
- A 22-member squad will take part in a month-long training camp in Kabul
- Afghanistan will face Australia in one-off Test in Perth from November 21
Afghanistan cricketers are all set to begin a month-long training camp in Kabul with a 22-member squad. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday took to Twitter and said, "Afghanistan are set to resume training. A 22-man squad will take part in a month-long training camp in Kabul!" The Afghanistan Cricket Board's (ACB) leadership on June 2 discussed the resumption of training with skipper Asghar Afghan and head coach Lance Klusener. Earlier, Afghanistan Cricket Board, in a tweet, had said that the training camp will be held this month in the national capital while adhering to the guideline of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the country's Ministry of Public Health amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"ACB leadership held a video conference with Head Coach Lance Klusener, Chief Selector Andy Moles, Skipper Asghar Afghan and some ACB officials as they discussed the training camp in June which shall be held in Kabul as per guidelines by WHO and Ministry of Public Health," the Board had tweeted.
Cricket Australia, on May 28, announced its 2020-2021 men's and women's international schedule.
As per the schedule, Australia will take on Afghanistan in a one-off Test at Perth Stadium, beginning from November 21.