Shpageeza T20 League 2020 Fixtures, Squads, Broadcaster
SCL – Shpageeza Cricket League 2020 features nineteen matches (Fifteen league matches, Two Qualifier, Eliminator and final). The Shpageeza Cricket League scheduled to be held from September 06 to September 16 at Alokozay Kabul International Cricket Ground in Afghanistan, earlier it was scheduled on later date but to avoid clash with IPL – Indian Premier League 2020, organisers decided to prepone the tournament. In order to avoid the clash with the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL), the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has decided to prepone the Shpageeza Cricket League to September 6. It will allow the players having IPL commitment to be part of this T20 league as well.
SCL – Shpageeza T20 Cricket League 2020 is Afghanistan’s annual domestic T20 Tournament Sponsored by Alokozay Group but last year the competition not organised due to some reasons. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) organizes Shpageeza Cricket Tournament every year in Alokozay Kabul International Cricket Stadium. ACB established the Shpageeza tournament with six franchises, players from overseas, the national team, players from the ‘A’ team and players from the under 19 team as well as players from the elite performer from the respective region participate in this tournament.
September 06, 2020
- Band-e-Amir Dragons v Mis Ainak Knights (2.30 PM)
September 07, 2020
- Amo Sharks v Speen Ghar Tigers (10.30 AM )
- Kabul Eagles v Boost Defenders (3 PM)
September 08, 2020
- Kabul Eagles v Mis Ainak Knights (10.30 AM)
- Band-e-Amir Dragons v Boost Defenders (3 PM)
September 09, 2020
- Amo Sharks v Band-e-Amir Dragons (10.30 AM)
- Ainak Knights v Speen Ghar Tigers (3PM)
September 10, 2020
- Boost Defenders v Speen Ghar Tigers (10.30 AM)
- Kabul Eagles v Amo Sharks (3 PM)
September 11, 2020
- Band-e-Amir Dragons v Speen Ghar Tigers (10.30 AM)
- Boost Defenders v Ainak Knights (3 PM)
September 12 , 2020
- Kabul Eagles v Band-e-Amir Dragons (10.30 AM)
- Amo Sharks v Ainak Knights (3 PM)
September 13, 2020
- Kabul Eagles v Speen Ghar Tigers (10.30 AM)
- Amo Sharks v Boost Defenders (3 PM)
September 14, 2020
- Qualifier 1 – 3rd v 4th (10.30 AM)
- Eliminator – 1st v 2nd (3 PM)
September 15, 2020
- Qualifier 2 – loser qualifier 1 v winner eliminator (2 PM
September 16, 2020
- Final – winner eliminator v winner qualifier 2 (2 PM)
Kabul Eagles Squad: Saminullah Shinwari (retained), Rahamnullah Gurbaz (icon player), Azmatullah Omarazai, Riaz Hassan, Farmanullah Safi, Zia ur Rehman Akbar, Sediqullah Atal, Younus Ahmadzai, Zia ur Rahman Sharifi, Ishaq Rahimi, Ihsanullah Ihsan, Abdullah Naib, Rahim Mangal, Nijat Masood, Rahmanullah Zadran.
Mis-e Ainak Knights Squad: Mohammad Shahzad (icon player), Najeebullah Tarakia, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Shahidullah Kamal, noor Ahmad Lakanwal, Abdul Rahman, Sadiqullah Pacha, Dawlat Zadran, Afsar Zazai, Ibrahim Khan, Bahar Ali Shinwari, Abid Taniwal, Abdullah Mazari, Abdul Baqi, Popal, Jamshid Khan, Ghamai Zadran.
Bost Defenders Squad: Gulbadin Naib (retained), Karim Janat (icon player), Humza Hotak, Rahmat Shah, Ehsanullah Janat, Syed Ahmad Shirzad, Shafiqullah Ghafari, Munir Ahmad Kakar, Tahir Adil, Saleem Safi, Waqarullah Ishaqzai, Imran Janat, Nisar Wahdat, Mohammad Alam, Ghulam Dastiger, Naseebullah Sherdali, Zia ul Haq Eashkil.
Amo Sharks Squad: Juma Gul Miakhil (retained), Javed Ahmadi (icon player), Yousuf Zazai, Farhan Zakhail, Farhid Malik, Murad Muradi, Shawkhat Zaman, Yamin Ahmadzai, Zahid Zakhail, Hayatullah Nasiri, Darwish Rasooli, Batin Shah, Fitri Ullah Khawri, Qasim Oryakhil, Abdul Wasi, Nasratullah Quraishi, Imran Mohammadi.
Speenghar Tigers Squad: Qais Ahmad (icon player), Aftab Alam, Kareem Khan Sadiq, Shabeer Noori, Fazal Zazai, Waheedullah Shafaq, Abdullah Adil, Nasir Omar, Rahmatullah Sahak, Parwiz Malikzai, Baheer Shah Mahboob, Zubaid Akbari, Zahir Shehzad, Majeeb Alam.
Band-e Amir Dragons Squad: Asghar Afghan (icon player), Sharafudin Ashraf, Hanid Hassan, Ibrahim Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Tarik Stanikzai, Mirwais Ashraf, Waqarullah Salamkhil, Nasir Jamal, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Sardar, Ibrahim Abdurrahimzai, Wafadar Momand, Ikram Alikhil, Imran Mir, Parwin Amin.
RTA (Radio Television Afghanistan) to broadcast Shpageeza Cricket League 2020 all matches in Afghanistan and cricket viewers in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal can watch live coverage of games via their social media platforms. RTA (Radio Television Afghanistan) has secured the broadcasting rights for the upcoming sixth season of Shpageeza Cricket League. National Radio and Television of Afghanistan (RTA) is the public-broadcasting organization of Afghanistan, based in Kabul. This governmental organ has a national television station (Afghanistan National Television) and a radio station (Radio Afghanistan) as well as news media. The games will be broadcasted live on RTA TV, radio, and social media platforms.
- RTA World, RTA Pashto, RTA Dari, RTA Radio
Mr. Ismail Miakhail, Director-General of RTA (Radio Television Afghanistan), has signed an agreement with ACB CEO Lutfullah Stanikzai for the upcoming sixth season of the Shpageeza Cricket League. RTA secured the broadcasting rights for the competition.
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