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Afghanistan to participate in the Asia Cup 2014

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Afghanistan to participate in the Asia Cup 2014

afghan cricket teamAfghanistan will join India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the 50 over tournament of Asia Cup 2014.

The decision comes as a result of meetings between Afghanistan Cricket Board management and the cricket boards of India (BCCI) and Sri Lanka (SLC).

“The tournament will go ahead as scheduled in Bangladesh from February 25,” Asian Cricket Council (ACC) chief executive Ashraful Huq said, “and Afghanistan will be added as the fifth team in the regional one-day tournament.”

Afghanistan’s cricket team has also secured itself a place in their third successive World Twenty20 in 2014 and has qualified for their maiden appearance in the 50-over World Cup 2015.

The Asia Cup 2014 tournament is scheduled to begin next month in Bangladesh from 25 February to 07 March.

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