Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) have reached an agreement to play two Twenty 20 Internationals and a five-match One Day International (ODI) series in the United
Arab Emirates (UAE) in February 2018, few days ahead of World Cup Qualifiers.
All seven matches will be played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Afghanistan’s designated home ground.
The series will give both teams opportunity to prepare ahead of the crucial 2019 ICC World Cup Qualifiers, due to be held in Zimbabwe in Feb 2018.
Zimbabwe Tour of Afghanistan Fixtures:
1st T20I – 5th February 2018
2nd T20I – 6th February 2018
1st ODI – 9th February 2018
2nd ODI – 11th February 2018
3rd ODI – 13th February 2018
4th ODI – 16th February 2018
5th ODI – 19th February 2018
The “two T20Is and five-match ODI series at Sharjah Cricket Stadium will give both sides a valuable opportunity to face each other for competitive cricket ahead of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers in March. Both sides have played closely fought series in the past and this will again ensure that cricket fans witness some great cricket between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe”,
ACB Chairman Atif Mashal said in an official statement to Afghanistan Cricket Board website.