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Taliban bans IPL broadcast

Taliban-ruled Afghanistan has banned the broadcast of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the country over the presence of “female audience and spectators” in stadiums.

“Afghanistan national (TV) will not broadcast the @IPL as usual as it was reportedly banned to live the matches resumed tonight due to possible anti-islam contents, girls dancing & the attendance of barred (sic) hair women in the (stadium) by Islamic Emirates of the Taliban,” former Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) media manager and journalist M. Ibrahim Momand had tweeted when the IPL action resumed.


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