Former England coach Andy Flower has been named the Afghanistan team's consultant for the Twenty20 World Cup, the Afghanistan Cricket Board said.
Australia will postpone its Test match against Afghanistan indefinitely this week to prompt the Asian nation to "rethink" their approach to women's sport.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board is committed to promoting the women's game and is optimistic their one-off men's Test against Australia will go ahead.
Australia's cricket board says it will scrap a planned Test match against Afghanistan if the country's Taliban rulers do not allow women to play the sport.
Afghanistan's women will not be allowed to play cricket or sport under the new Taliban regime - which could put the future of the men's international team in jeopardy.
The Taliban say they will not interfere with the Afghan men's national cricket team or stop the expansion of the flagship T20 league, an Afghan cricket official has said.
Afghanistan have removed Asghar Afghan as captain from all three formats and put Hashmat Shahidi in charge of their Test and ODI teams, the country's cricket board said.
Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets to earn a 1-1 series draw after the African side had threatened to win after following-on.
Sean Williams' century led a superb comeback from Zimbabwe to leave the second Test against Afghanistan in the balance
Ireland's Paul Stirling scored a century in a losing cause for the second game running as Afghanistan sealed a 3-0 ODI sweep.
Ireland opener Paul Stirling's 11th ODI hundred came in vain as Rahmat Shah's 103 not out steered Afghanistan to a series win,
Ireland suffered defeat to Afghanistan in the first ODI of the three-match series as Rahmanullah Gurbaz scored a debut ton.