BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has said that the Indian board is willing to extend all kinds of help to Afghanistan, who want to use an Indian venue to play their matches. "Afghanistan Cricket Board has requested BCCI that they want to come and play here, use the infrastructure and also to have one venue as the Afghan venue," Thakur told PTI.
"Their board has requested to create one centre in India which can be dedicated to Afghanistan cricket. "BCCI will be more than happy to accommodate the Afghan cricket team for any kind of help for the promotion of the game." Asked if any kind of financial assistance will be given to the Afghanistan team by the BCCI, Thakur said: "Let's see, let them write to BCCI. Any knowledge, any kind of help which Afghanistan board requires, we are more than happy to help them."
Afghanistan have used Sharjah as the venue for some of their bilateral series in the past.