Women can continue playing cricket in Afghanistan: ACB chairman

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Afghan women will continue playing cricket, the newly appointed chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Mirwais Ashraf announced Wednesday.

According to the Tolo News Agency, the chairman, during his introductory meeting with the ACB staffers and managers, said that in order to continue being a part of the International Cricket Council (ICC), it is imperative for the country to let Afghan women play the sport.

“Women’s cricket is one of the major requirements of the ICC, therefore, it is committed to obtaining it,” said Ashraf.

“Our girls will be playing cricket on a normal basis and we are looking to provide for their basic needs and all the facilities they need.—AFP

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