Afghanistan Board seeks BCCI support to develop cricket

Afghanistan is to play against Scotland in the ICC League series 4-day match apart from 2 ODIs and one T20 in preparation for World T20 next year. It has set its sights on the 2015 World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

updated: February 18, 2013 14:10 IST
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Mumbai: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) officials have sought support from the BCCI for development of the sport in their war-torn country.

The officials held a meeting with the BCCI officials on Sunday and discussed various issues such as coaching, umpiring and scoring.

"We had a good meeting with BCCI Honorary Secretary (Sanjay Jagdale) and General Manager for Game Development (Ratnakar Shetty). It's in the initial stage. We want to build up good relations with BCCI. We want help to develop technical staff, coaches, umpires, scorers and video analysts," said Shahazadah Masood, Advisor Minister and Chairman of ACB.

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