Afghanistan announces team for U-15 cricket tournament
Kabul, March 12, 2006 (Pajhwok Afghan News) -The Afghanistan Cricket Federation Sunday announced team for the Under-15 cricket tournament scheduled to begin from May 24 in Malaysia.
The eight-nation tournament is organised by the Asian Cricket Council. The other seven teams included Nepal, Malaysia, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Singapore and Bahrain. The team was announced after trials at the cricket academy on Sunday.
Press officer of the Afghanistan Cricket Federation Zarab Shah told Pajhwok Afghan News of the 200 players, 25 were selected. He said as trials continued in the afternoon, 17 players were finally selected for the Under-15 squad.
Secretary General of the Afghanistan Cricket Federation Taj Malook told Pajhwok Afghan News the players were selected after checking their performance in all fields.