Afghanistan Cricket Board has resumed the training of top Afghanistan Cricketers in a one-month training camp in Kabul. It has released a statement in which it said that only those who haven’t shown any COVID-19 symptoms like fever have been allowed to join the month-long training camp.
Top Afghan players including all-rounder star cricketer Rashid Khan & Mohammed Nabi resumed training on Sunday with the Afghanistan Cricket Board beginning a month-long camp despite the rising coronavirus cases in the country. According to information shared by the Board none of the players who are attending the camp are being tested for COVID-19 but only those who haven’t shown any symptoms like fever have been allowed to join.
“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 said.
On Saturday a COVID-19 awareness meeting was held for the players & other relevant officials at ACB head office to educate them about the health guidelines to be maintained during the camp. The virus cases in Afghanistan have been rising in the country at a rapid rate though the total number of deaths is at 350 from around 20,000 confirmed cases of the virus.
Afghanistan will be competing with other countries in the T20 World Cup the destiny of which is yet to be decided. Afghanistan is scheduled to play a one-off Test against Australia in Perth, starting November 21.