Ireland and Afghanistan have got the full membership of the ICC

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 | 0

It is a war-torn country, but Afghanistan’s progress in cricket is visible in the eyes. Ireland is one of the most discussed countries outside the Test playing nations. But now they have to be satisfied with the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Associate Member country. The ICC has given good news to Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan and Ireland have got full membership of ICC Through this, they appeared as a test-playing country. After 17 years, the number of test-playing nations increased. Earlier, Bangladesh got the last test status, in 2000. Ireland and Afghanistan have been given unanimous decision on the status of Test status at the ICC meeting held in London on Thursday. From now on there are 12 number of test playing nations.

Until 1981, there were seven of the number of test playing nations. In 1982 Sri Lanka got the status of Test status. Then in Zimbabwe in 1992 and Bangladesh in 2000, the number is 10. The number of test-playing nation has not increased for 17 years. Today it grew up. Ireland and Afghanistan have won the Test status.

Regular game of county cricket is known as Ireland’s performance graph coming up in international cricket. They also made great progress in domestic cricket. Meanwhile, the Inter-Provincial Championship in Ireland has been given the first class status. The 2007 team played with Pakistan in Bishkap played well in all the World Cups. The ICC did not ignore their progress.

Afghanistan, on the other hand, gets one-day status in 2011. They have been playing very well in recent years by overcoming the impact and obstacles of the war. In 2015 Afghanistan played for the first time in a one-day World Cup. Then, in 2016, the Twenty20 World Cup.


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