The ICC U19 World Cup begins on January 14 and this tournament will be played in the West Indies. where all teams start their practice match.
However, there is also a team whose participation in the ICC U19 World Cup is proving very difficult for them. This team may be deprived of playing in the tournament.
That team is none other than Afghanistan, after the Taliban began their rule in Afghanistan they shut down their nation's women's cricket.
Afghanistan will not participate in the ICC U19 World Cup
Afghanistan cricket team finds it difficult to play in ICC U19 World Cup Afghan players have not yet obtained visas to participate in the World Cup tournament.
Right now, the Afghanistan team does not have to reach the West Indies. As a result, the ICC had to cancel Afghanistan's preparation matches.
We inform you that Afghanistan has to play preparation matches against England and the United Arab Emirates.
On this matter, the ICC issued a statement saying:
“The Afghanistan team has not yet reached the West Indies and they haven't even taken their visa yet. Efforts are being made to find a solution to this.
Reporting on this, ICC Tournament Director Chris Tetley said:
“Most people need a US transit visa to visit the West Indies, but international travel has become difficult since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. We have rescheduled the practice games so that the teams can prepare themselves. "
Afghanistan ICC U19 World Cup Squad and Schedule
In the U19 World Cup tournament, the Afghan cricket team must play Zimbabwe on January 16, Papua New Guinea on January 18 and Pakistan on January 20.
The Afghanistan cricket team is in Group-C in this tournament.
Suliman Safi (c), Ijaz Ahmadzai (vc), Mohammad Ishaq (week) Suliman Arabzai, Bilal Sayeedi, Allah Noor,
Muhammadullah, Faisal Khan, Naweed Zadran, Khyber Wali, Ijaz Ahmad, Izharulhaq Naweed, Noor Ahmad,
Bilal Sami, Nangyalai Khan, Shahid Hassani and Younis, Khalil Ahmad, Abdul Hadi, Bilal Tarin,