Andy Flower named Afghanistan consultant for T20 World Cup


KABUL: Former Zimbabwe captain and England coach Andy Flower has been named the Afghanistan workforce’s advisor for the Twenty20 World Cup, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) stated. Flower performed 63 Exams and 213 one-day worldwide matches for Zimbabwe from 1992 to 2003, then coached England from 2009 to 2014, serving to them win the T20 World Cup in 2010. He has additionally coached in T20 leagues internationally, together with the Indian Premier League and the Pakistan Tremendous League. “Andy has labored with quite a lot of our gamers in numerous franchise completions and his huge expertise shall be very useful and helpful to assist the workforce within the World Cup,” stated Azizullah Fazli, the ACB’s new chairman. The T20 World Cup shall be held within the United Arab Emirates and Oman from Oct 17. Afghanistan are in Group 2 alongside India, Pakistan, New Zealand and two qualifiers. They are going to be led by Mohammad Nabi on the World Cup after star participant Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy. The Taliban, who took management of Afghanistan in August, have stated they’d not intervene with males’s cricket, however the destiny of the ladies’s programme stays unclear.