Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Afghanistan Govt Has In Precept Agreed To Resume Ladies’s Cricket, Says ICC

Dubai: The ICC on Sunday stated the Afghanistan authorities helps the world physique’s structure and has “in precept” agreed to resuming girls’s cricket within the nation.

Afghanistan cricket, particularly the ladies’s sport, had plunged into uncertainty final 12 months because of the drastic adjustments within the political panorama following the takeover of the nation by the Taliban.

There have been studies that Afghan girls, together with the nation’s girls’s cricket staff, have been banned from enjoying sport beneath the Taliban administration.

The ICC had then arrange a Working Group to evaluate the standing of cricket within the nation.

The Board obtained an replace from the Afghanistan Working Group detailing a latest assembly with a consultant of the Afghanistan authorities and the Afghanistan Cricket Board in Doha.

The federal government official reiterated their dedication to totally respect and adjust to the ICC structure, particularly the necessity for range and inclusivity and for the ACB to function impartial from authorities interference, the ICC stated.

“The assembly was constructive and respectful and the federal government consultant was clear in his help for the ICC structure together with in precept for ladies’s cricket in Afghanistan,” Working Group Chair Imran Khwaja stated.

“There are clearly challenges for it to renew however we are going to proceed to work with the ACB to take this ahead.

“The Working Group will carefully monitor the dedication undertaken by the Afghanistan authorities and can proceed to report again to the ICC Board.” It’s an ICC requirement for full members to even have a nationwide girls’s staff, moreover the lads’s facet.

Afghanistan is among the full members of the ICC. The Afghanistan’s males staff took half within the 2021 and 2022 T20 World Cup.

The Working Group additionally consists of Ross McCollum (Eire chair), Ramiz Raja (Pakistan chair) and Lawson Naidoo (SA chair).

Hosts of ICC U19 international occasions till 2027 introduced ================================= Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Thailand, Zimbabwe and Namibia and Bangladesh and Nepal are set to host ICC U19 occasions from 2024-2027, the world physique stated on Sunday.

The 2024 U19 males’s World Cup will probably be hosted by Sri Lanka whereas the 2026 version will probably be staged in Zimbabwe and Namibia.

The 2025 U19 girls’s T20 World Cup will probably be held in Malaysia and Thailand, and the 2027 U19 girls’s occasion will probably be collectively hosted by Bangladesh and Nepal.

“The hosts have been chosen by way of a aggressive bidding course of overseen by a Board sub-committee chaired by Martin Snedden,” the ICC stated in a media launch.

“The ICC Board accepted the suggestions of the committee who performed an intensive evaluate of every bid together with ICC administration.” The qualification pathway for the 10-team 2024 girls’s T20 World Cup was additionally permitted.

Eight groups will qualify for the occasion mechanically comprising the highest three groups from every group from the 2023 T20 World Cup, the host Bangladesh (if not within the prime three of Group 1) and the subsequent highest ranked groups on the ICC T20I Rankings on February 27, 2023.

The remaining two groups will probably be recognized by the 10-team girls’s T20 World Cup International Qualifier.

The qualification pathway for the 14-team males’s World Cup 2027 was additionally determined with ten groups gaining automated qualification.

The ten will comprise South Africa and Zimbabwe as full member hosts and the subsequent eight highest ranked groups on the ODI rankings on a date to be confirmed.

The remaining 4 groups will qualify by way of the ICC CWC International Qualifier. 

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