The Taliban have warned media shops in Afghanistan to not broadcast the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 as a result of presence of feminine spectators in stadiums.
“Ridiculous: Taliban have banned the broadcasting of Indian Premier League (IPL) in Afghanistan. Taliban have warned that Afghan media shops shouldn’t broadcast the Indian Cricket League because of women dancing and the presence of the feminine viewers and spectators in stadiums,” tweeted Afghan journalist Fawad Aman.
The UAE leg of IPL is underway and two matches have been performed between Chennai Tremendous Kings and Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The knockout stage of IPL 2021 is scheduled to start on October 10 with the ultimate slated to be held on October 15.
Notably, the Taliban banned most types of leisure — together with many sports activities and girls have been fully banned from taking part in sport. Despite the fact that the hardline group has proven they don’t thoughts males taking part in cricket, pulling collectively a match in Kabul shortly after international forces withdrew.
Australia had earlier issued a press release, saying if the current media allegations in opposition to the Taliban-led hardline authorities in Afghanistan that it’s going to not help ladies’s cricket had been proved to be true, then Cricket Australia will not host the Afghanistan men’s team for the proposed Take a look at match in Hobart.
In the meantime, it has additionally been reported that groups may even not play in opposition to Afghanistan in T20 World Cup, which is slated to be ranging from October 17 within the UAE and Oman.