Former Zimbabwe captain and England coach Andy Blossom has actually been named the Afghanistan group’s professional for the Twenty20 Globe Mug, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) claimed.
Blossom played 63 tests and 213 one-day worldwide suits for Zimbabwe from 1992 to 2003, after that coached England from 2009 to 2014, helping them win the T20 Globe Mug in 2010.
He has actually also trained in T20 leagues throughout the globe, consisting of the Indian Premier League and the Pakistan Super Organization.
“Andy has dealt with a number of our gamers in numerous franchise business conclusions and also his large experience will certainly be very advantageous as well as helpful to help the team worldwide Cup,” stated Azizullah Fazli, the ACB’s brand-new chairman.
The T20 World Mug will certainly be kept in the United Arab Emirates and Oman from Oct 17.
Afghanistan remain in Team 2 alongside India, Pakistan, New Zealand as well as 2 qualifiers. They will certainly be led by Mohammad Nabi at the World Mug after celebrity player Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy.
The Taliban, that took control of Afghanistan in August, have actually stated they would not interfere with males’s cricket, however the fate of the ladies’s program remains vague.
The regulating International Cricket Council (ICC) will talk about Afghanistan as well as women’s cricket at its next board meeting during the Globe Mug.
Last month, Cricket Australia threatened to ditch an examination match versus the men’s team if the Taliban did not enable females to play the sporting activity.