Australia, a powerhouse of the game, has by no means performed a Test towards Afghanistan regardless of the International Cricket Council granting Test match standing to Afghanistan in 2017.
CA welcomed the inclusion of particular person Afghan gamers in Australia’s home Twenty20 cricket competitors set for the southern hemisphere summer time.
“CA looks forward to hosting Afghanistan players in the BBL [Big Bash League] this season, who are great ambassadors for the game, and to hosting both the Afghanistan women’s and men’s team in the not too distant future,” it added.
In November 2020, the Afghanistan Cricket Board introduced it had awarded 25 feminine cricket contracts.
The International Cricket Council requires its 12 full members — which incorporates Afghanistan — to have a nationwide girls’s workforce.