Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul despite virus fears
By: PTI | Kabul |

Updated: June 7, 2020 9:40:08 pm


Afghanistan gamers in training. (Source: File Photo)

Top Afghan gamers, together with star all-rounder Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi, resumed training on Sunday with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) starting a month-long camp despite the rising coronavirus circumstances in the nation.

According to data shared by the Board, not one of the gamers attending the camp are being examined for COVID-19 however solely those that haven’t proven any signs like fever, have been allowed to affix.

“This camp will be held under the relevant health guidelines and in close coordination with the ICC, WHO and the ministry of public health of Afghanistan to avoid the spread of COVID-19,” an ACB media launch mentioned.

On Saturday, a COVID-19 consciousness assembly was held for gamers and different related officers at ACB head workplace to teach them about well being pointers to be maintained in the course of the camp.

The virus circumstances in the nation are rising at a speedy fee, although, the demise toll stands at 350 from round 20,000 confirmed circumstances.

Apart from competing on the T20 World Cup, destiny of which remains to be shrouded in uncertainty, Afghanistan are scheduled to play a one-off Test in opposition to Australia in Perth, beginning November 21.

List of gamers: Asghar Afghan (C ), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazrathullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Naveen ul Haq, Shapoor Zadran, Qais Ahmad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Azmatullah Omerzai, Samiullah Shinwari, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Shahzad, Sayed Shirzad, Darwish Rasooli, Zahir Khan Paktin, Farid Malik, Hamza Hotak and Sharafudin Ashraf.

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