The cricket fever in Afghanistan is about to reach new heights as the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament 2023 is set to kick off on October 29th in the Nangarhar Province. This much-awaited tournament, in its sixth edition, promises high-intensity cricketing action and features five competitive teams vying for glory over 21 exciting matches. The tournament will conclude with an enthralling final on Monday, November 20.
Five prominent teams—Amo Region, Boost Region, Mis Ainak Region, Speen Ghar Region, and Band-e-Amir Region—comprising top-tier talent from Afghanistan’s national cricket team, the A Team, Under-19 Team, and domestic players, will engage in exhilarating battles for the coveted championship.
The tournament is structured in a double round-robin format, where each team faces off against the others twice during the league stage. The top two teams from this phase will ultimately clash in the final showdown on November 20.
The tournament opener on October 29 features a gripping encounter between Mis Ainak Region and Amo Region, to be hosted at the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Cricket Ground in Nangarhar. All matches will commence at 9:30 AM IST, providing an early cricketing delight for the enthusiastic audience.
Defending Champions and Strong Contenders
The defending champions, Mis Ainak Region, enter the tournament as the team to beat. With three consecutive title triumphs, they are also the most successful side in the competition’s history.
Speen Ghar Region and Boost Region, previous champions in 2017 and 2018, respectively, are set to challenge and showcase their prowess in the 2023 edition.
Here’s the complete schedule of the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament 2023:
|October 29||Mis Ainak Region vs Amo Region||9:30 AM|
|October 30||Speen Ghar Region vs Band-e-Amir Region||9:30 AM|
|October 31||Boost Region vs Mis Ainak Region||9:30 AM|
|November 1||Amo Region vs Speen Ghar Region||9:30 AM|
|November 2||Band-e Amir Region vs Boost Region||9:30 AM|
|November 3||Mis Ainak Region vs Speen Ghar Region||9:30 AM|
|November 4||Boost Region vs Amo Region||9:30 AM|
|November 5||Band-e-Amir Region vs Mis Ainak Region||9:30 AM|
|November 6||Speen Ghar Region vs Boost Region||9:30 AM|
|November 7||Amo Region vs Band-e-Amir Region||9:30 AM|
|November 9||Boost Region vs Speen Ghar Region||9:30 AM|
|November 10||Mis Ainak Region vs Band-e Amir Region||9:30 AM|
|November 11||Amo Region vs Speen Ghar Region||9:30 AM|
|November 12||Boost Region vs Band-e-Amir Region||9:30 AM|
|November 13||Amo Region vs Mis Ainak Region||9:30 AM|
|November 14||Band-e-Amir Region vs Speen Ghar Region||9:30 AM|
|November 15||Boost Region vs Amo Region||9:30 AM|
|November 16||Speen Ghar Region vs Mis Ainak Region||9:30 AM|
|November 17||Amo Region vs Band-e-Amir Region||9:30 AM|
|November 18||Boost Region vs Mis Ainak Region||9:30 AM|
|November 20||Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament 2023 Final||9:30 AM|
The matches will be held daily at 9:30 AM IST.
Live Streaming Information
For ardent cricket fans in India, live streaming of the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament 2023 will be available on the FanCode app and website. Unfortunately, there will be no live telecast of the tournament on any TV channel in India.
The anticipation is at its peak, and cricket enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly looking forward to witnessing an exceptional cricketing extravaganza in the beautiful land of Afghanistan. This tournament is poised to offer high-energy clashes and memorable moments for all cricket lovers.