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India beat Afghanistan by 66 runs, keep their faint hopes alive in T20 WC

Abu Dhabi/UNI: India defeated Afghanistan by 66 runs and kept their faint hopes alive in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi here on Wednesday.

Afghanistan remind me of 1996 Sri Lanka team: Muttiah Muralitharan

Dubai/IBNS: Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan is considering Afghanistan, who had a brilliant start to the T20 World Cup, as a "real threat" to other teams in the ongoing tournament.

T20 World Cup: Asif Ali heroics fire Pakistan to 5-wicket win over Afghanistan

Dubai/UNI: A late 7-ball 25 cameo by Asif Ali, after a half-century by skipper Babar Azam, fired Pakistan to a five-wicket win over Afghanistan with an over to spare while chasing 148 in the Super 12 match of T20 World Cup's Group 2 here on Friday.

T20 World Cup: Afghanistan secure biggest T20I win with victory over Scotland

Sharjah: Afghanistan strolled to a 130–run victory over Scotland in their opening match of Group 2 in ICC Men’s  T20 World Cup 2021.

Taliban stance on women: Cricket Australia to cancel test against Afghanistan

Sydney: Cricket Australia on Thursday confirmed that the upcoming test between Afghanistan and Australia might be cancelled after the newly installed Taliban government announced its opposition to women playing cricket in the Islamic nation.

First Afghan cricket team reaches Bangladesh after Taliban takeover

Dhaka/IBNS: Afghanistan's Under-19 cricket team has begun to arrive in Bangladesh on Saturday to play a short series, the first Afghan team to play abroad following the Taliban takeover, according to media reports.

Afghanistan Cricket Board appoints Azizullah Fazli as acting chairman amid Taliban takeover

Kabul: Azizullah Fazli has been appointed as the Afghanistan Cricket Board's acting chairman.

Rashid Khan posts 'pray' emoji on Twitter, wants peace in Afghanistan

New Delhi: Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan on Sunday prayed for the establishment of 'peace' in his country on a day when Taliban insurgents entered Kabul city and took control over the presidential palace following the escape of president Ashraf Ghani from the country.

Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan calls for peace; says can’t bear to see children killed

Internationally famous Afghan cricketer Rashid Khan, possibly the most famous non-political face in his country, called on world leaders to bring peace to Afghanistan. He said he could understand the pain and suffering of the children in Afghanistan as he himself has grown up in war.

Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test series next year

Kabul:  Australia will host Afghanistan for a solitary Test match, which was postponed earlier, in November 2021 as per the agreement between Afghanistan Cricket Board and Cricket Australia.

BBL: Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan to play for Adelaide Strikers 

Adelaide: Superstar Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan will again light up the KFC Big Bash League with the Adelaide Strikers in BBL|10.

COVID-19: Zimbabwe-Afghanistan T20I series called off

Harare/UNI: Zimbabwe Cricket on Saturday called off their upcoming five-match T20I home series against Afghanistan, due to COVID-19 pandemic.

ACB bans Shafiqullah Shafaq for six years from all forms of cricket

Kabul/IBNS: Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has banned national team player Shafiqullah Shafaq from all forms of cricket for a period of six years after he accepted four charges related to the breaching of the ACB Anti-Corruption Code.

Afghanistan cricketer Shapoor Zadran named in T20 squad against Ireland

Kabul/IBNS:  Afghanistan cricketer Shapoor Zadran was named in the T20I squad against Ireland.

Afghanistan names Asghar Afghan as skipper of cricket team

Kabul/IBNS:  Senior Afghanistan cricketer Asghar Afghan has been reappointed as the national team's captain across formats replacing Rashid Khan who will serve as Vice-Captain henceforth.