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Afganistan's proposed tour of Zimbabwe cancelled

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have pulled out of a proposed tour of over a disagreement about broadcasting the five-ODI matches.

The matches between and were scheduled to be played next month but the board said that decided to pull out of the tour due to disagreement over broadcasting issues. This was confirmed in an official release by the Board.

The Afghanistan Board (ACB) had originally asked Zimbabwe to host them as part of preparations for the World Cup, which will take place in England from May to July this year.

The ODI matches were scheduled to be held in between April 18 and April 28.

However, after agreeing to share the series costs with Zimbabwe Cricket, the tour hit a roadblock over the issue of televising the games.

Afghanistan will now do preparation by playing matches against and in the month of May.

Afghanistan recently concluded the ODI series with Ireland, which was drawn 2-2 and they are set to play their second Test match later this week.

Zimbabwe were last seen in action in November when they toured

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 10:34 IST