Shafiqullah Shafaq 27, right-hand batsman has been allowed to return to domestic cricket in Afghanistan.
Shafiqullah Shafaq was banned and suspended for six months from all cricket for violating rules and regulation of the Afghanistan Cricket Board in March, 2016.
“Shafiqullah Shafiq will be joining Kabul Green Cricket Team and will be playing domestic, Alokozay – Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-Day tournament in Kabul.” said, Afghanistan Cricket Board Discipline Committee.
Speaking media of his return to cricket, Shafiqullah Shafiq said: “I am happy and will not violate rules and regulation of the Afghanistan Cricket Board in future. I will play with more zeal for Afghanistan Cricket Team.”
An aggressive right-batsman, Shafiqullah played regularly for Afghanistan as a young man and was part of the team that motored through international cricket's lower divisions to qualify for the World T20 and gain ODI status. He has participated in two World T20 campaigns, and top-scored with a 43-ball 56 in Afghanistan's series-levelling win over Zimbabwe in July 2014.