ACB announces schedule of Afghanistan cricket team’s tour of Sri Lanka and home series against Ireland

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Afghanistan team will play three T20I matches against India this month.

Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka (Image Credit- Twitter

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on 8 JanuaryAfghanistan Cricket Team) announced the schedule of the upcoming all-format tour of Sri Lanka and the home series against Ireland in February–March.

The Afghanistan cricket team will first tour Sri Lanka from February 2 to 21 for one Test, three ODIs and three T20I matches and then host Ireland for the same number of matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from February 28 to March 18.

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ACB Chairman Mr Mirwais Ashraf said in an official release: “The inclusion of these three ODI matches is an important step towards ensuring a complete tour that will not only provide Afghanistan cricket with an opportunity to perform well, but also It will also promote stronger relations between the two countries. It is always difficult to play against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka, but this is a challenge which Afghanistan can easily accept.”

Meanwhile, ACB CEO Mr. Naseeb Khan said: “The year 2024 is a very busy and exciting year for the Afghanistan team, which is a very good and positive sign for Afghanistan cricket. The upcoming tour of India and Sri Lanka and then the home series against Ireland will help us prepare the team for the very important T20 World Cup 2024.”

Afghanistan tour of Sri Lanka, February 2024

2-6 February 2024 – One-off Test match, R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

February 9, 2024- 1st ODI, R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

February 11, 2024- 2nd ODI, R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

February 14, 2024- 3rd ODI match, R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo

February 17, 2024- 1st T20I match, Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium, Dambulla

February 19, 2024- 2nd T20I match, Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium, Dambulla

February 21, 2024- 3rd T20I match, Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium, Dambulla

Ireland tour of Afghanistan, February-March 2024

February 28 – March 3, 2024 – One-off Test match, Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi

March 7, 2024- 1st ODI match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

March 9, 2024- 2nd ODI match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

March 12, 2024- 3rd ODI match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

March 15, 2024- 1st T20I match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

March 17, 2024 – 2nd T20I match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

March 18, 2024- 3rd T20I match, Sharjah Cricket Stadium

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