Australia’s governing board for cricket is because of host Afghanistan for the one-off Take a look at on the prestigious Bellerive Oval stadium in Hobart, Tasmania.
“Driving the expansion of ladies’s cricket globally is extremely vital to Cricket Australia. Our imaginative and prescient for cricket is that it’s a sport for all and we help the sport unequivocally for ladies at each degree.
“We thank the Australian and Tasmanian Governments for his or her help on this vital subject,” it added.
“The ACA unequivocally endorses Cricket Australia’s assertion on the upcoming Take a look at Match towards Afghanistan,” the assertion learn.
“What is going on now in Afghanistan is a human rights subject that transcends the sport of cricket.
“And whereas we’d like to see gamers resembling Rashid Khan play towards Australia, internet hosting this Take a look at Match can’t be thought of if that very same alternative to play the sport is denied to Roya Samim and her teammates.”
‘My nation is in chaos’
“In cricket, they may face a scenario the place their face and physique is not going to be coated. Islam doesn’t permit girls to be seen like this,” Wasiq instructed SBS Information.
Khan, who captains the Afghanistan Twenty20 facet, has been vocal on social media in regards to the battle in his native nation.
“1000’s of harmless individuals, together with kids and girls, get martyred on a regular basis, homes & properties being destructed. Thousand households displaced.
“Do not depart us in chaos. Cease killing Afghans & destroying Afghaniatan [sic]. We wish peace,” he added.