Indian Express – Written by Tushar Bhaduri | New Delhi | Published: January 17, 2018 1:26 Top officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) believe they have enough talent coming through the ranks to become a competitive member of the international Test family before long.

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  • Written by Tushar Bhaduri | New Delhi | Published: January 17, 2018 1:26 Top officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) believe they have enough talent coming through the ranks to become a competitive member of the international Test family before long.
  • (Source: File)The cricketing world knows Afghanistan by their exploits in limited-overs internationals and the performances of the likes of Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi in various Twenty20 leagues around the world, but as the newest full ICC member prepares for its first five-day examination, the board’s top officials are confident that the team can hold its own against the top Test side in the world.
  • And the top officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) believe they have enough talent coming through the ranks to become a competitive member of the international Test family before long.
  • We aim to become a competitive Test side in the next three years,” chief executive officer of the Afghanistan Cricket Board Shafiq Asmat Stanikzai said on Tuesday.
  • It is likely to be Afghanistan’s only Test before the 50-over World Cup next year, which will soon be the major focus for them.


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