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The Afghanistan A cricket team is a national cricket team representing Afghanistan. It is the 'second-tier' of international Afghan cricket, below the full Afghanistan national cricket team. Matches played by Afghanistan A are not considered to be One Day Internationals, instead receiving List A classification. Their first match was against the Tajikistan national cricket team in December 2013.[1][2] In 2017, they played a five-match series against the Zimbabwe A cricket team in Zimbabwe.[3]

Afghanistan 'A'
CaptainNasir Jamal
Team information
Home groundGreater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida, India

In July 2017, they were added to the South Africa A Team Tri-Series, after Australia A withdrew.[4][5]


  1. ^ Administrator. "Tajikistan Tours Afghanistan".
  2. ^ "Matches played by Afghanistan A". Cricket Archive. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Zimbabwe A prepares to host Afghanistan A". Wisden India. 23 January 2017. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Players withdraw from Australia A tour". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Afghans to replace Aussies in SA". Cricket Australia. Retrieved 17 July 2017.