The inaugural season of Mirwais Nika provincial three-day tournament starts from 15th February in Nangarhar’s Ghazi Amanullah Khan International Cricket Stadium and Kunar’s Cricket Ground.
The teams that are set to participate in this tournament will represent their respective zones in the competition. They qualified based on their performance in the recently concluded two-day tournament.
These teams are Kunduz from Amo zone, Kandahar from Bost zone, Kunar from Speenghar zone, Khost from Mis-e-Ainak zone and Kabul from Band-e-Amir zone.
Each team will comprise of three players from their respective zone’s first class teams and top performers from the two-day tournament. The teams will also include one fast bowler each selected from the fast bowling hunt programme under ACB’s game development department. The hunt was organized in three stages as 18 aspiring fast bowlers were shortlisted for further camps.
The inaugural season of Mirwais Nika provincial three-day first class tournament starts from 15th February till 12 March 2019 ahead of this year’s Ahmad Shah Abdali 4-day First Class Tournament.