Afghanistan‘s ladies cricket group has expressed disappointment with the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) for not stepping in for gamers, weeks after the Taliban took over the nation. Roya Samim, who’s a participant in Afghanistan’s nationwide facet, and her sisters have already left the nation and brought refuge in Canada. Samim has mentioned that the gamers have been anticipating the ICC to step in, however they’ve been left to themselves.
It’s value noting that 25 ladies gamers got central contracts by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in 2020.
In an interview with the Guardian, Samim mentioned: “After the Taliban got here to Kabul, we requested that [the ICC] please save all the ladies, we’re apprehensive for our teammates. The Afghan Cricket Board [ACB] additionally mentioned nothing, they mentioned simply: “Wait”. Samim added that regardless of all of the emails written to the ICC, there was no response they usually have been handled as in the event that they didn’t exist on this world.
The worldwide cricket physique, however, mentioned that they haven’t obtained any emails for assist and that they’re in shut contact with the Afghanistan Cricket Board and are responding as per their tips. They keep that they’re monitoring the state of affairs of the sport and the way they’ll step in to enhance the state of affairs of the ladies’s group. If the ladies’s group stop to exist, Afghanistan may properly lose their full member standing with the ICC.
Taliban has supported the boys’s group and Afghanistan’s participation within the upcoming T20 World Cup seems to be settled, however the way forward for the ladies’s group seems to be bleak. Samim, nevertheless, praised gamers like Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi for supporting ladies’s cricket, visiting their camps and even taking to Twitter to boost the problem of Afghanistan.
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