Afghan cricket team set to play ODI series in UAE
The Afghan National Cricket Team left Kabul for the UAE on Tuesday where they will play a three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Ireland, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said in a statement.
Afghan voice agency (AVA)_The #national_team, therefore, will not travel to Oman, where they were scheduled to hold the series due to #UAE_Visa_restrictions earlier, the statement said.
“As part of the ICC ODI league matches, the series between both teams was initially scheduled to be hosted at UAE. However, due to visa restrictions by UAE in the wake of #COVID-19, ACB planned to have Oman as the alternate venue,” the statement read.
“Fortunately, the UAE Authorities granted visas to #Afghan_players and relevant officials last night and the decision was taken to reschedule the series in UAE.”