Afghanistan to play Pakistan in a friendly cricket match in UAE
The match will be part of a preparation program for the World Cup next year.
According to Afghan Cricket Board officials, such matches outside of Afghanistan are important to prepare Afghanistan for the World Cup in 2014.
“The cricket team has started brief exercises in Dubai,” Tolo News quotes Cricket Board media officer Farid Hotak. “We have resolved our problems and we hope to defeat Pakistan.”
Afghanistan will face Ireland in the final match of the Intercontinental Competitions. Afghanistan holds the previous championship title for the Intercontinental Cup.
The Afghan National Football Team finished a 0-0 draw against the Maldives on Friday, but is still set to face-off
The Afghan National Cricket Team qualified for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, after defeating Kenya in the last match of
India defeated Afghanistan 4-3 on penalties in the Sunday’s semi-final clash to enter the final of the South Asian Championship