After an elongated lockdown and suspension of cricket activities, players of different boards started to return on the ground. Following Likes of England, Australians and Windies Cricketers; Afghanistan cricketers are likely to join the list of cricketers that resumed training.
According to a report by ANI, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) leadership on Tuesday discussed the resumption of training with the skipper Asghar Afghan and head coach Lance Klusener.
The training would begin in June at Kabul
The ANI report noted that the training camp will be held in the month of June itself in the national capital. It will be held in accordance to the safety guidelines of WHO and country’s minister of Health.
“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,” ANI quoted ACB’s tweet.
Afghanistan to play first ever Test against Australia
The post COVID-19 period is going to be important for Afghanistan cricket and its players since Afghanistan is set to play its first ever test against Australia.
Cricket Australia, a few days ago had announced its full summer schedule and revealed that it will begin its summer journey in the longest format with a face off against Afghanistan on Number at Perth.
The Test Series against Australia would be another milestone for ACB since its debut test against India in 2018. So far, Afghanistan has played 4 test matches in 4 series with an equal percentage of win and loss.
It had defeated Bangladesh and Ireland in respective series while lost to India and West Indies in the format.
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