Followers of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Afghanistan must give the T20 league a miss this season, as the brand new Taliban regime have banned it’s telecast. The IPL 2021 resumed within the United Arab Emirates – an Islamic state – on Sunday (September 19) with a recreation between Chennai Tremendous Kings and defending champions Mumbai Indians.
The UAE leg of the IPL 2021 is not going to be telecast in Afghanistan attributable to attainable ‘anti-Islam contents’ that could possibly be aired through the programming. Afghanistan are actually beneath the management of the Taliban regime.
Top Afghanistan cricketers like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb ur Rahman are collaborating in IPL 2021. The Taliban have banned most types of leisure — together with many sports activities – and girls have been utterly banned from taking part in sport. Former Afghanistan Cricket Board media supervisor and journalist, M Ibrahim Momand, despatched out a tweet stating that attributable to attainable anti-Islam content material, ladies dancing and the attendance of barred hair girls within the Islamic Emirates of the Taliban, IPL broadcast is banned within the nation.
Afghanistan nationwide is not going to broadcast the @IPL as standard because it was reportedly banned to dwell the matches resumed tonight attributable to attainable anti-islam contents, ladies dancing & the attendence of barred hair girls within the by Islamic Emirates of the Taliban. #CSKvMI pic.twitter.com/dmPZ3rrKn6
— M.ibrahim Momand (@IbrahimReporter) September 19, 2021
Although the hardline Islamists have proven they don’t thoughts males taking part in cricket, pulling collectively a match within the capital Kabul shortly after overseas forces withdrew, Bashir Ahmad Rustamzai, Afghanistan’s new director-general for sports activities, had final week declined to reply as as to if girls can be allowed to play sports activities — deferring it for top-level Taliban leaders to determine. The takeover has referred to as into query the way forward for Afghanistan’s participation in Take a look at matches, as beneath Worldwide Cricket Council rules, nations should even have an lively girls’s staff.
Earlier, Australia’s cricket chiefs threatened to cancel a historic maiden Take a look at between the 2 international locations — set to happen in November — after a senior Taliban official went on tv to say it was ‘not vital’ for ladies to play.
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