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Afghanistan Premier League postpones start of second season due to missed payment and ‘integrity risk’

Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicket keeper who reported being approached by spot-fixers during last season's Afghanistan Premier League (Photo by Andy Kearns/Getty Images)

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has postponed the start of the second season of its Afghanistan Premier League T20 cricket competition due to missing payments from the league’s commercial partner, Snixer Sports, as well as concerns about the integrity of some of those involved. 

The ACB has moved to terminate the agreement with Snixer and will reissue a tender for the commercial rights in the coming weeks. The second edition of the APL was scheduled to begin in October, but no new date has yet been announced. 

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