Cricket World – In attendance were Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr Abdullah Abdullah and Indian Minister of State, Sports and Youth Affairs Col.

Summary

  • In attendance were Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Mr Abdullah Abdullah and Indian Minister of State, Sports and Youth Affairs Col.
  • The BCCI invited former India great Salim Durani, the only Indian cricketer to be born in Afghanistan for the special occasion and he presented a special BCCI memento to Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai.
  • Mr Amitabh Choudhary, Acting Hon.
  • Mr Rahul Johri, CEO, BCCI said, “Through cricket, the BCCI is pleased to provide a platform that further strengthens the historic bond between the two South Asian countries.
  • The BCCI has extended technical and infrastructural support to the Afghanistan Cricket Board and is delighted to see them play the longest format of the game.”


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