Why Should Afghanistan Cricket Team Get Full Membership Status ?
As we all know that cricket sport is all about entertainment. that is why International Cricket Council (ICC) took many changes in its rules and regulations with the passage of time to provide quality entertainment to cricket lovers. ICC also introduced T20 format which gave a rapid boost in cricket craze. That’s why many other nations are also building up their national cricket teams. Among these nation, Netherlands, Scotland, Hong Kong and Ireland in “Desert T20 Challenge” series. Most importantly Team Afghanistan convincingly won all recent matches against these mid of next month. This series will be worth watchable because Team Afghanistan is showing peak quality in its performance. Due to this phenomenal improvement ICC should have to include Team Afghanistan in its FULL MEMBERSHIP NATIONS list.
Afghanistan Worth Full Membership By ICC
According to ICC policies top ten teams including, Australia, Pakistan, India, England, New Zealand, South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Zimbabwe, are placed in its FULL MEMBERSHIP NATIONS list and these teams are allowed to play all three formats of cricket i.e. Test, ODI and T20. On the other hand, we have a list of six top nations which are placed by ICC in the category of “Associate and Affiliate Nations.” Afghanistan (since 2001), Canada (since 1968), Ireland (since 1993), Kenya (since 1981), Netherlands (since 1966), and Scotland (since 1994). These teams are not blessed with Test Cricket status but can play ODI and T20 cricket scheduled by ICC based on their success in World Cricket League. In “Associate and Affiliate Nations” in the list.
ICC Must Give Green Signal To Afghanistan
If we look at thew Team AFGHANISTAN PERFORMANCE, then we can easily make a conclusion that no doubt the Team Afghanistan will be able to place itself in top 10 pedestals very soon. In the latest “Desert T20 Challenge” series with other nations like UAE, Oman, Netherlands, Scotland, Hong Kong and Ireland, Team Afghanistan nailed all these teams one sided and was undefeated throughout the series. In the finals, Team Afghanistan ruined Team Ireland’s batting line up and restricted them to the total of just 71 runs. In Response Team, Afghanistan finished up conveniently in just 7.5 over’s without any loss of a wicket with a great knock of Mohammad Shahzad who scored fifty proving that they are the most entertaining and top rated cricketers among Associate and Affiliate Nations list. Therefore, ICC should admire new Team AFGHANISTAN PERFORMANCE and should take a step to include Team Afghanistan in FULL MEMBERSHIP NATIONS with its performance, it will try to force ICC to include it in TEST NATIONS list as an appreciation.
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