England's Andy Moles Named Afghanistan Coach

Andy Moles is expected to strengthen Afghanistan team ahead of ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

updated: September 04, 2014 17:57 IST
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Kabul: Former New Zealand coach Andy Moles took charge of the Afghan team Thursday replacing Pakistan's Kabir Khan, who resigned last week citing family reasons.

The announcement comes ahead of the World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February to March, with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) looking to the Englishman's international experience to help the fast-rising team.

Moles, 53, said he looked forward to the challenge.

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