Afghanistan's historical achievement; The Taliban thanks India and BCCI

By: 600011 On: Jun 26, 2024, 6:19 AM


Delhi: After Afghanistan's semi-entry in the Twenty20 World Cup Cricket World Cup, the Taliban administration thanked India. Suhail Shaheen, head of the Taliban's political office, said that they are grateful to India for their continuous support to the growth of the Afghan cricket team and India's work is commendable. Afghanistan created history by defeating Bangladesh in today's match.

Afghanistan's rise in world cricket has been unparalleled. They became full members of the International Cricket Council in 2017. Just seven years later, in 2024, they reached the semi-finals of the World Cup. Afghanistan's rise is due to defeating giants like New Zealand and Australia. India and BCCI are helping the growth of cricket in Afghanistan. India allowed the Vijay Singh Patik Sports Complex in Greater Noida to be Afghanistan's temporary home ground in 2015. Earlier, Sharjah was Afghanistan's home ground. In 2017, played international matches against Ireland in Greater Noida. They also hosted a Twenty20 series against Bangladesh in Dehradun