Pajhwok Afghan News – KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Ireland will begin a month-long series involving games across all three formats on February 21, two days ahead of the previous schedule.

Summary

  • KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Ireland will begin a month-long series involving games across all three formats on February 21, two days ahead of the previous schedule.
  • The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) requested that the series be moved forward by two days to avoid coinciding with the beginning of the 2019 Indian Premier League edition.
  • ACB Chief Executive Shafiqullah Stanikzai was quoted as saying: “Initially, we planned to conclude the series on March 23 but keeping in mind the dates of IPL, the dates were slightly adjusted.
  • The month-long series involves three T20 fixtures, five one-day games and a concluding Test match from March 15 to 19.
  • Afghanistan will host the series, starting with T20 matches, at Dehradun’s Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium.


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