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Afghanistan Premier League 2018 kicks off in Sharjah 

New T20 competition will kick off in Sharjah International Stadium on 5th October 2018 featuring star players like Chris Gayle, Brendon McCullum, Shahid Afridi, and Rashid Khan. Five teams will be participating in the inaugural season of the tournament over the next three weeks.

Sharjah has been hosting Afghanistan’s home games at the international level and will host all the matches in Afghanistan Premier League 2018. Sharjah cricket council expects that there will be good crowd support for the event throughout. Rashid Khan, Afganistan’s star bowler and Number one all-rounder in ICC rankings expressed his happiness about the inaugural edition of the tournament. 

Sharjah cricket council expects that there will be good crowd support for the event throughout. Rashid Khan, Afganistan’s star bowler and Number one all-rounder in ICC rankings expressed his happiness about the inaugural edition of the tournament. 

When: Starts on 5th October 2018 and finals on 22nd October 2018

Teams: Balkh Legends, Kabul Zwanan, Kandahar Knights, Nangarhar Leopards, Paktia Panthers

The opening match will be between Mohammad Shahzad’s Paktia Panthers and Rashid Khan’s Kabul Zwanan. Fromer Pakistan star, Shahid Afridi will be part of Pakitia and New Zealander, Luke Ronchi will be part of Kabul’s eleven. 

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