The senior cricketers of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have resumed practicing cricket under training camps amidst the Coronavirus fears. The players kicked off at the Kabul Cricket Stadium on 7th June as released officially by the board.
Players like Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi are been the major part of the training camps along with some other senior players.
The camps are organized to maintain the player’s fitness and health as no cricket activity has been held for months, the players were already deprived of the physical maintenance. On 6th June, some guidelines following medical-related issues were discussed which are adhered to players during camp sessions in a meeting.
Afghanistan’s senior players resume training in the midst of the Coronavirus fears
The board has decided to keep its players under a bubble and for the reason, medical health guidelines in close coordination with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the ministry of Afghanistan’s Public Health will be followed while holding the training camp sessions for the players.
“This camp will be held under the relevant health guidelines and in close coordination with the ICC, WHO, and the ministry of public health of Afghanistan to avoid the spread of COVID-19,” an ACB media release mentioned, reported by India Today.
Here’s the list of players, who attended the camp
Asghar Afghan (C ), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Hazrathullah Zazai, Karim Janat, Mohammad Nabi, Najibullah Zadran, Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Naveen ul Haq, Shapoor Zadran, Qais Ahmad, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Azmatullah Omerzai, Samiullah Shinwari, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Shahzad, Sayed Shirzad, Darwish Rasooli, Zahir Khan Paktin, Farid Malik, Hamza Hotak and Sharafudin Ashraf, names taken from Crictracker.