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Team owner makes illegal debut in Afghanistan’s SCL


In Afghanistan’s Shpageeza Cricket League (SCL), the cricket world witnessed something like never before. Abdul Kabul is the owner of the SCL team Kabul Eagles.

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Whenever we see a former legendary cricketer coaching a team, we sometimes wish to see that man coming on the pitch and play again. Even though it is not possible, who knew that a team owner of a franchise will do the unthinkable?

Kabul Eagles’ owner named Abdul Kabul did something bizarre on the cricket field. When his side were up against the Knights in the first semi-final of the Shpageeza Cricket League, the team owner himself made an illegal debut and bowled one over in the game.

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The 40-year old pacer conceded 16 runs in that over. While he was already in trouble for making an illegal debut, he made it even worse by getting himself into another controversy. During the game, Kabul misbehave with a staff and he was also involved in a violent spat with a commentator

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) took no time to take immediate action as they banned the team owner for violating the Articles 9 &18 of the ACB Disciplinary Code. The board confirmed it with a tweet on their official handle.

@TheKabulEagles franchise owner Ab.Latif Ayobi is banned from attending the remainder of #Etisalat4GSCL2020 & fined 30000 AFNs for violation of Articles 9 &18 of the ACB Disciplinary Code which deals with misbehaviour with Staff or players, using foul language & damaging property.,” the board tweeted. 

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