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Afghanistan Cricket Team to Play 3-Match ODI Series Against India | India vs Afghanistan | Rohit Sharma



New Delhi, Dec 14: The Afghanistan Cricket Board announced on Monday that the team will play a 3-match ODI series against Rohit Sharma-led India on March 2022 in an away tour.Also Read – Virat Kohli Will Play ODI Series vs South Africa, Made No Official Request For Break: BCCI Official

The board released a FTP schedule for the next two years, where the Afghanistan team will feature in 37 ODIs, 12 T20Is and 3 Tests in various ICC and ACC events. Also Read – Suryakumar Yadav Reacts On The Long Snub Before Selection Into Indian Team; Virat Kohli Stare Off In Latest Interview

In those two years, Afghanistan will play in the Asia Cup in 2022 and the ICC T20 World Cup in the same year, followed by the Asia Cup and the ICC 50-over World Cup in 2023. Also Read – Virat Kohli Likely to Pull Out of ODI Series vs South Africa; Is Ex-India White-Ball Captain Still Upset With Rohit Sharma’s Appointment?

“If we bifurcate the tally into limited-overs cricket and the Test format, it clearly shows that Afghanistan’s focus will be on the shorter formats of the game,” the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said in a release on Monday night.

“Considering the fact that Afghanistan will be playing seven ODI series in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, as well as will participate in four major limited-overs events such as Asia Cup 2022 (T20 format), ICC T20 World Cup 2022, the Asia Cup 2023 (ODI format) & the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023,” it added.

Afghanistan will start the next year with an ODI series versus the Netherlands and end the year with a three-format series against Zimbabwe.

(With Inputs From IANS)




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