BCCI signs MOU, set to help Afghanistan cricket with home ground in India

Greater Noida Cricket Stadium was named as the home ground of Afghanistan.

Updated: Dec 10, 2015, 15:21 PM IST
BCCI signs MOU, set to help Afghanistan cricket with home ground in India

New Delhi: The Board of Control for cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday signed an MOU to help Afghanistan cricket, with a home ground in India.

In the MOU, Greater Noida Cricket Stadium was named as the home ground of Afghanistan, where their cricketers can train and play matches.

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur and IPL Chairman, Rajeev Shukla were available during the occasion and even signed the MOU.

BCCI announced the news via their official Twitter account.

Earlier, Afghanistan had asked India to help develop cricket in the war-torn country as the nation's governing cricket body struggles to meet demand from players who want to take the sport to the next level.