Afghanistan cricket team has been qualified for Cricket World Cup 2019. They are one of the two qualifiers who qualify by playing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 qualifying round. ICC has just announced Afghanistan matches schedule in ICC Cricket World cup 2019.
Afghanistan Matches Schedule
The matches schedule is according to Afghanistan Standard Time (GMT+4:30)
|June 1, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG vs AUS||Country Ground, Bristol|
|June 4, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG v SL||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|June 8, 2019 (5:00 pm D/N)||AFG v NZ||Country Ground, Taunton|
|June 15, 2019 (5:00 pm D/N)||AFG v SA||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|June 18, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG v ENG||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|June 22, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG v IND||Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|June 24, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG v BAN||Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|June 29, 2019 (2:00 pm)||AFG v PAK||Headingley, Leeds|
|July 4, 2019 (3:30 pm)||AFG v WI||Headingley, Leeds|
Afghanistan Cricket Team
Holding 8th position in ICC T20 rankings, Afghanistan became ICC affiliate member in 2001. The Afghanistan Cricket Board came into being in 1995 and ACC (Asian Cricket Council) registered Afghanistan as its member in 2003. Almost 14 years later, they got their full ICC membership in 2017.
Afghanistan qualified for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 when they beat Kenya in WCL in 2013. This was Afghanistan’s first entry in World Cup event. Afghanistan played first ODI against Scottland in 2009 after getting one-day international status from ICC for four years. The only test matches played against India in 2018 which ended at Afghanistan’s defeat.
The team was performed better in T20 and got 8th position among top 10 ICC T20 teams. The first t20 match played against Ireland in 2010. Afghanistan played 68 T20 matches so far and won 46 games. The team also appeared in 4 ICC T20 World Cups but still, they have not any significant achievement in ICC mega-events. Now they are going to play ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which will be played in England from 30 May 2019 to 14 July 2019.
As we all know, in recent years, the Afghanistan Cricket Team has surprised cricket fans from their performances against some best cricket teams. Therefore they successfully build a massive community of fans around the world. People always love to see the Afghanistan team in action and trying to note their matches schedules. Therefore, we feel necessary to publish Afghanistan matches Schedules in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 for the ease of its fans.