Australia, a powerhouse of the game, has by no means performed a Check in opposition to Afghanistan regardless of the Worldwide Cricket Council granting Check match standing to Afghanistan in 2017.
CA welcomed the inclusion of particular person Afghan gamers in Australia’s home Twenty20 cricket competitors set for the southern hemisphere summer season.
“CA seems to be ahead to internet hosting Afghanistan gamers within the BBL [Big Bash League] this season, who’re nice ambassadors for the sport, and to internet hosting each the Afghanistan girls’s and males’s group within the not too distant future,” it added.
In November 2020, the Afghanistan Cricket Board introduced it had awarded 25 feminine cricket contracts.
The Worldwide Cricket Council requires its 12 full members — which incorporates Afghanistan — to have a nationwide girls’s group.