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Afghanistan Premier League 2018

5 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018

Afghanistan Premier League is an upcoming Twenty20 tournament which will be organised by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and played in the United Arab Emirates. The 2018 Afghanistan Premier League will be it's introductory season which is scheduled to take place between 5 and 21 October at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.


Participating teams

Five teams have been selected to participate in this tournament and each team is named after regions of Afghanistan. These teams are Balkh Legends (Mazar-i-Sharif), Kabul Zwanan (Kabul), Kandahar Knights (Kandahar), Nangarhar Leopards (Jalalabad) and Paktia Panthers (Khost, Loya Paktia).


Matches

A total of 23 matches will be played during 2018 APL in a time interval of 17 days. Out of these 23 matches, 20 will be played at the league stage in which each of the five teams will play the other four teams for once.

The top four teams in the Points Table will qualify for the semi finals and the two winners of the two two semi final matches will lock horn in the finals to grab the title.


Broadcasters

D Sports has acquired the broadcasting rights for Afghanistan Premier League in India which will be telecasted live on the Indian television sets from 5th to 21st October.


Players to watch out for

The league is set to witness a plenty of famous names are set to take part in the inaugural edition of the Afghanistan Premier League. The league will include the likes of Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi, Andre Russell and Brendon McCullum. Along with global icons, the league will also feature local Afghan star names like Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shahzad, Mohammad Nabi and Asghar Afghan.


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APL 2018 Match 9, Nangarhar Leopards vs Balkh Legends: Probable XI and Match Prediction

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APL 2018 Match 8, Kabul Zwanan vs Kandahar Knights: Probable XI and Match Prediction

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APLT20 - Hazratullah Zazai's maiden ton in APL sets up Kabul's win

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APL 2018 Match 7, Balkh Legends vs Paktia Panthers: Probable XI and Match Prediction

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APL 2018 Match 6, Kabul Zwanan vs Nangarhar Leopards: Probable XI and Match Prediction

APL 2018 Match 6, Kabul Zwanan vs Nangarhar Leopards: Probable XI and Match Prediction

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International career over, admits 'mentor' Ryan ten Doeschate

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Rashid Khan is the best bowler in the world, says Ben Cutting

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Afghanistan Premier League: Highlights, Schedule, Squads & Broadcast Details 

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Afghanistan Premier League will improve the standards of the local players, says Venkatesh Prasad

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Afghanistan Premier League: Top 5 overseas cricketers

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APL 2018 Match 2, Kandahar Knights vs Nangarhar Leopards: Preview, Probable Playing XI and Match Prediction

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APL 2018 Match 1, Kabul Zwanan vs Paktia Panthers: Preview and Predicted Playing XI

APL 2018 Match 1, Kabul Zwanan vs Paktia Panthers: Preview and Predicted Playing XI

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Ben Cutting to replace Andre Russell as captain in APL T20 2018

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APL 2018 Schedule, Broadcast Details

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Exclusive: Bangladesh star Taskin Ahmed is confident of flourishing in Afghanistan Premier League

Exclusive: Bangladesh star Taskin Ahmed is confident of flourishing in Afghanistan Premier League

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Afghanistan Premier League organisers confident of corruption-free tournament

Afghanistan Premier League 2018: Teams, Squads, Broadcast Details & Star Players

Afghanistan Premier League 2018: Teams, Squads, Broadcast Details & Star Players

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ICC gives go-ahead to Afghanistan Premier League

ICC gives go-ahead to Afghanistan Premier League

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