The Afghan Cricket Board (ACB) on Saturday announced the opening of a 21-day training camp for members of the Afghan national women cricket team in Kabul.
The purpose of the camp is to prepare the women cricketers for international events, said the ACB.
ACB said 40 players are taking part in the camp from which 25 will be selected for the next phase.
“The Afghan women have a lot of abilities. I am delighted that the women of Afghanistan are united. I am confident that with the help of God, we will have a good team out of this camp,” said Tooba Sangar, chairperson the women's cricket department of the ACB.
“We are excited to create the women’s cricket team in Afghanistan. This is a major gain for the Cricket Board. The women will represent Afghanistan in the international level. We will provide all our support to them,” said Hekmat Hassan, director of ACB media department.