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T20 WC: Clinical Afghanistan rout Scotland by 130 runs

October 26, 2021 8:24 am

Afghanistan first posted a challenging 190 for four after opting to bat and then bundled out Scotland for just 60 runs in 10.2 overs to pull off a huge win in Group 2.

Australia players back board's stance on Afghanistan Test if Taliban ban women from cricket: Aaron Finch

October 06, 2021 9:33 am

Australia's Test captain Tim Paine said teams might refuse to play Afghanistan at the World Cup and questioned how the ICC could sanction their participation in the tournament.

Taliban fire director of Afghanistan cricket board

September 21, 2021 9:41 am

It isn't clear if the new Afghanistan Cricket Board chief is a relative of Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is sought by the FBI for questioning in connection with several high profile attacks on Kabul during the Taliban's 20-year war with successive US-backed governments.

Afghan board committed to women's game, optimistic on Hobart test

September 14, 2021 4:46 pm

Fazli, who returned as the ACB chairman last month in the first major cricket development in the country since the Taliban took control, said he was still awaiting instructions from the government on the future of women's cricket.

Mohammad Nabi named Afghanistan captain after Rashid Khan steps down

September 10, 2021 11:34 am

Rashid, who is the world’s top-ranked bowler in Twenty20s, decided to step down from captaincy after the spinner claimed that his "consent" was not obtained before announcing the squad which will start their campaign on October 25

Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan captain after ACB names T20 WC squad

September 10, 2021 11:17 am

Rashid Khan stepped down as the captain of the Afghanistan cricket team before the ICC T20 World Cup.

Taliban has banned women's sports in Afghanistan, says report

September 09, 2021 8:37 am

Australia's SBS TV has quoted a Taliban spokesperson as saying women's sports will be banned by his group in Afghanistan

Born in refugee camps, the Afghan cricket story

August 23, 2021 7:39 am

Sandip G writes: If not an apostle for peace, cricket has been a messiah of joy. A powerful narrative of hope, a fleeting escape from frightful realities. At least for the endearing identity, charm and innocence, Afghanistan cricket should be preserved and protected.

Cricketing activities on schedule despite regime change: Afghan board

August 17, 2021 9:08 am

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chief executive officer Hamid Shinwari said players and officials were safe and ACB is planning to have its third camp before the team flies to Sri Lanka next week.

Afghanistan appoints former captain Raiees Ahmadzai as Director of Cricket

August 24, 2020 8:29 pm

Raiees Ahmadzai, who has played in five ODIs and eight T20Is for Afghanistan, took over from Andy Moles, who was appointed for the dual role of Director of Cricket and Chief Selector last year.


Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul

June 08, 2020 1:39 pm

None of the players attending the camp are being tested for Covid-19 but only those who haven't shown any symptoms like fever, have been allowed to join.