No militant group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group regularly stage attacks in the country's capital.
Afghanistan Cricket Board had removed Afghan as the national team's captain and named three different captains across three formats.
Two players from Afghanistan and Pakistan make the top ten while there is no Indian in the list.
Radio Television Afghanistan will bring the tournament to an audience of approximately 20 million.
The US air support said that they were unaware that the officers killed were in the area as Afghanistan had confirmed that the areas were clear of their forces.
No group has claimed the incident so far but local officials blamed Taliban militants for the incident.
The 'loya jirga' or grand assembly saw about 3,200 religious and tribal leaders, politicians and representatives try to find a breakthrough in Afghanistan's gruelling conflict.
Gulbadin Naib took over as skipper from Asghar Afghan, much to the dismay of senior pros Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi among others.
Authorities say that Taliban insurgents usually use landmines and IEDs to target security forces.
The clash began after the police started searching some cells at the prison, according to Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior Affairs.
Violence in Afghanistan has continued apace even during the holy month of Ramadan, and despite government calls for a ceasefire.
Airstrikes in Zurmat and Bermal districts of Paktika province left 20 terrorists dead, Khaama Press reported.
Former US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said that Donald Trump administration should ensure that the Afghan government is stable before bringing American forces home
Afghanistan reached 269 for three with 31 balls remaining when rain forced the players off the field and they were eventually declared the winners on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method on Friday.
A youth movement in the province bordering Afghanistan has been creating waves on social media. And the army is hostile to it.