Afghan team gets VIP security during practice session

Dhaka,  Monday,   2016-09-22
Published : 22 Sep 2016, 21:21:53

Afghan team gets VIP security during practice session

Touring Afghanistan Cricket Team had around a three-hour practice session amid VIP security at the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Academy ground on Thursday, reports UNB.

The visitors started their practice session around 10:00 am that ended at 1:00 pm.

Afghanistan will start their tour campaign with a practice match at the Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium at Fatullah on Friday.

Asghar Stanikzai-led Afghanistan will face BCB X1 in the only practice match, before starting the main draw of the first ever bilateral series involving three ODIs on September 25, 28 and October 1 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. All the matches are scheduled to start at 2:30 pm.

A 24-member Afghanistan Cricket Team, including seven officials, arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Afghanistan Squad: Mohamad Asghar Stanikzai (Captain), Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi, Rahmat Shah Zurmati, Mirwais Ashraf, Dawlat Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil, Rashid Khan Arman, Hashmatullah Shaidi, Farid Ahmad Malik, Amirhamza Hotak, Najibullah Zadran, Nawroz Mangal, Naveenulhaq Murid, Karim Janat, Shabir Noori and Ihsanullah Janat.

BCB XI squad (for practice match): Imrul Kayes, Anamul Haque, Mossadek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Liton Kumar, Shuvagata Hom, Abu Hider, Sanjamul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Al-Amin, Subashis Roy, Mehedi Hasan and Alauddin Babu.
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