Afghanistan is all set to organize its 1st premier league championhip featuring world power house in the likes of Andre Russel, the universe boss; Chris Gayle as well as “The Baz”, Brendon Mccullum, the fastest test centurion of all time.
The event will be held in between 5th to 21st October 2018. Sharjah is all expected to host most of the matches of this province based franchises of Afghanistan. The 5 teams feature Kabul, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Balkh and Paktia.
Its 17 days event with 23 matches that will be played across UAE with the big names alongside Afghani youngsters that would set platform to shape their future. Each team will face each other twice which means each side will play 8 games in the league stage.
The USP of the tournament is the selections of players from Scotland, Netherlands, UAE, and Nepal that took the hurdle of the tournament to the Associate sky.
Kabul features the Afghani sensation Rashid Khan; Nangarhar highlights the hard hitting Andre Russel that has the Nepalese sensation Sandeep Lamichhane as well. Kandahar has the ever reliable Brendon Mccullum. Similarly, Balkh features the Universe boss, Chris Gayle and Paktia has boom-boom Afridi to make this tournament as successful as other mega T20 events of the world.
The tournament is already creating a whim as well as buzzes in the social media and is sure to bring changes in the land of Rashid, Mujeeb, Nabi, Zahir to extract the new gems for this rising country of the International arena. It is all set to shape the future of Afghanistan cricket which is evolving as as the new Asian giants.