Afghanistan national team players raised 5.1 million AFN funds for the victimized families of Helmand, Urozgan, and Kunduz, an effort to deliver assistance as quickly as possible.
Afghanistan Cricket Board leaders distribute about 1.2 million AFN charity funds to 300 family members and survivors. About 3,000 people gathered Monday morning in the Helmand City by a committee of 15 community leaders and ACB officials. The remaining charity funds will be distributed this week in Urozgan to the victims and survivors.
Afghanistan Business Community, Players and Fans United to help victimized families lives through cricket. Two T20 cricket match was organized by Afghanistan Cricket Board in Kabul on November 4, 2016, for Helmand and Urozgan and October 1, 2016, for Kunduz victims.
Mohammad Shahzad blasted 64 off 52 balls award him MoM in the first charity match for Kunduz victims.
The aim of the cricket match was to raise funds to share a common goal to improve lives through cricket. The charity givers included Afghan government officials, parliamentarians, businessmen and civil society activists.
For the third time, Afghanistan National Cricket team had a charitable logo on their shirt under the title of Peace and Life Charity Match for victimized families of Helmand, Urozgan, and Kunduz.
Chairman of Afghanistan Cricket Board Atif Mashal said, “It sounds like the community did good by everybody, I really appreciate the community and the country and everybody who contributed.”
Hamza Hotak won Man of the match award in the second charity match contested for Helmand and Urozgan
The injury, death, and destruction caused militants attacks posed an enormous challenge for the civilian of Afghanistan.
No amount of money or food can make up for the loss of a loved one. But it does more for the survivors than just kind words, said the vice chairman Haji Azizullah Fazli of Afghanistan Cricket Board to the victims after distributing of charity funds to the victimized families of Helmand.
“Those charity funds distributed to those who are most in need, we are all one family, and that family has to be equal in the end,” ACB Chairman Atif said.