<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/atif-mashal" target="_blank">Atif Mashal</a> had resigned as Chairman of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/afghanistan-cricket-board" target="_blank">Afghanistan Cricket Board</a> only a year and a half into his five-year tenure. ACB has promoted <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Azizullah-Fazli" target="_blank">Azizullah Fazli</a>, their Vice-Chairman and Advisor, as their new Chairman. Mashal had told the media that he will be soon taking over another role for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/acb" target="_blank">ACB</a>. Fazli, a former cricketer and one of the stalwarts of the early days of <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/afghanistan" target="_blank">Afghanistan</a> cricket, has been associated with cricket in the country for 16 years. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Azizullah Fazli appointed ACB Chairman <p></p>Find out more: <a href="https://t.co/YjPxZSXHpP">https://t.co/YjPxZSXHpP</a> <a href="https://t.co/TNWi7MIBsY">pic.twitter.com/TNWi7MIBsY</a></p> <p></p> Afghan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) <a href="https://twitter.com/ACBofficials/status/1042411418518282240?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 19, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>&nbsp; <p></p> <p></p>ACB CEO told the media how ACB benefited from Mashal during the latter s stint: During Mr Mashal s tenure, ACB s constitution, National Selection Policy and several Departmental Policies were approved. Afghanistan became a Full Member of ICC and ACB also achieved Test Status, List A and First-Class status for domestic cricket. <p></p> <p></p>Mashal thanked Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, for trusting him with the role, and welcomed his successor. He referred to Afghanistan Premier League a national project, even comparing it to TAPI, the regional natural resources projects involving Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. <p></p> <p></p>Fazli pledged to reevaluate ACB s current structure, make necessary changes to the Selection Committee, reassess APL contracts, strengthen the domestic cricket structure in the country, and standardise and complete the ongoing infrastructure and construction projects.