Taliban allow Afghan team to play cricket
KABUL: Afghan cricket officials on Friday said the Taliban had given full permission to play cricket.
According to the Afghan cricket officials, the Taliban had said they would not interfere in the affairs of the Afghan national cricket team.
He has said that the T20 league will not be stopped either. Cricket is one of the Afghanistan’s most popular sports, and has emerged as a major sporting achievement in recent times.
Afghanistan’s ODI and T20 series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka is scheduled for September.
After the series, the Afghan team has to travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to participate in the T20 World Cup.
Four key players of Pakistan are likely to be rested for the one-day series against Afghanistan. According to the report of CricInfo, Muhammad Rizwan, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Hassan Ali, including the captain of the national team Babar Azam, can be rested for the three-match series scheduled in Sri Lanka.