Afghanistan to host Netherlands for three ODIs in Qatar

Mohammad Nabi and Hamid Hassan congratulate Rashid Khan after he picked up his 400th T20 wicket Getty Images

Afghanistan will host a three-match ODI series against Netherlands in Doha, Qatar in January next year, the country's cricket board (ACB) said on Wednesday.

"The three-match ODI series will begin on January 21st, with the second and third game set to be played on January 23rd and 25th respectively. All three games will be staged at Asian Town Cricket Stadium, Doha, Qatar," ACB said in a statement.

Afghanistan grabbed 30 points after clean sweeping Ireland 3-0 in the first series in January under the ODI Super League, which counts towards qualification for the 2023 World Cup.

The series against Netherlands will be the second assignment, and that will be followed by the third - in Zimbabwe between January and February.

Netherlands have 25 points in four games, so far in the Super League.

Afghanistan are scheduled to host Australia and Pakistan, and will then travel to India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in their three away series in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League till 2023.

The Super League is a 13-team tournament that will take place across two years and will determine which teams qualify to the 2023 ODI World Cup.

India, who are the hosts of the 2023 World Cup, and the other top seven teams from the Super League will qualify automatically.