New Delhi: The Taliban have captured Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. This can also have an effect on the cricket board there. In such a situation, it is imperative to raise the question whether in such a condition, Afghan cricketers Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi will be able to play in the second phase of IPL 2021?
Rashid and Nabi play for SRH
Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi are part of the IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both are currently in England and are playing ‘The Hundred’ tournament. Rashid is playing for Trent Rockets, while Nabi is playing for London Spirit.
‘Both Afghan cricketers will play IPL 2021’
Sunrisers Hyderabad CEO K Shanmugam has said that Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi will play in IPL 2021. He told ANI, ‘We do not know what the situation is right now, but both of them will be available for the tournament.
Rashid appeals for peace
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan, in view of the latest situation in his country, wrote the same word on Twitter, ‘Peace.’ Along with this, he also raised his national flag. It is obvious that he is concerned about the future of his country. Such Indian fans are advising him to come to India.
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) August 15, 2021
‘Don’t leave my country to die’
Rashid Khan appealed on 10 August that his country should not be left to die and the world should help him. He wrote, ‘Leaders of the world, my country is in trouble. Thousands of innocent people including children and women are getting martyred every day, houses and property are being destroyed, thousands of families are being displaced. Let us not be left in a dilemma. The killing of Afghan citizens should stop, Afghanistan should not be ruined. we want peace.’
Dear World Leaders! My country is in chaos,thousand of innocent people, including children & women, get martyred everyday, houses & properties being destructed.Thousand families displaced..
Don’t leave us in chaos. Stop killing Afghans & destroying Afghaniatan
We want peace.
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) August 10, 2021