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Ahead of clash with Bangladesh, Afghanistan aim to be party spoiler

Southampton, June 24 (IBNS): Ahead of the clash with Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup, Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib has made his intention clear that his team would try to be a party spoiler.

Mohammed Shami's hat-trick helps India beat Afghanistan by 11 runs in World Cup thriller

Southampton, June 22 (IBNS): Mohammed Shami bowled a hat-trick in his final over as India snatched a 11 runs victory against Afghanistan in a thrilling group stage match of the World Cup here on Saturday.

MS Dhoni gets trolled for slow batting against Afghanistan

Southampton, June 22 (IBNS): Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once being trolled on internet for his slow batting during the World Cup match against Afghanistan on Saturday.

Afghanistan spinners restrict India at 224/8 in World Cup clash

Southampton, June 22 (IBNS): Afghanistan spinners showed their magic on field as they restricted the strong Indian batting lineup to 224 runs for the loss of eight wickets in a World Cup match here on Saturday.

World Cup: India win toss, elect to bat first against Afghanistan

Southampton, June 22 (IBNS): Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first against Afghanistan in a World Cup match at The Rose Bowl here on Saturday.

Unbeaten India take on Afghanistan in World Cup clash today

Southampton, June 22 (IBNS): Buoyant by the consecutive wins in the World Cup, Virat Kohli's India will take on Afghanistan in a sporting encounter at The Rose Bowl here on Saturday.

England beat Afghanistan by 150 runs in World Cup with most sixes

Manchester, June 18 (IBNS): In a game that saw the most number of sixes being hit in Cricket World Cup history, England beat Afghanistan by 150 runs.

World Cup: Morgan smashes 17 sixes as England post 397/6 against Afghanistan

Manchester, June 18 (IBNS): Eoin Morgan hammered record 17 sixes in his 71-ball knock as he helped England post 397 runs for the loss of six wickets against Afghanistan in a World Cup match here on Tuesday.

My heart not in cricket anymore: Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad

Kabul/London, Jun 11 (UNI) Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad, who faced rejection twice in the World Cup on health merits, has expressed disappointment, saying that in such circumstances, he feels, his heart does not belong to cricket, anymore.

FIFA finds ex-Afghan football chief 'guilty' of sexual abuse claims, banned for life

Kabul, June 9 (IBNS): In a major move, football's governing body FIFA on Saturday announced that it had found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) and former FIFA Standing Committee member, guilty of having abused his position and sexually abused various female players.

World Cup: Afghanistan win toss, opt to field first against Sri Lanka

Cardiff, June 4 (IBNS): Afghanistan won the toss and opted to field first in a World Cup match against Sri Lanka here on Tuesday.

India's AMUL named as official main sponsor of Afghanistan cricket team for ICC World Cup

Kabul, May 7 (IBNS): Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL), an Indian dairy company, is confirmed as team Afghanistan’s official main sponsor for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Afghanistan names 15 member squad for World Cup

Kabul, Apr 22 (IBNS): The Afghanistan Cricket Board on Monday announced their 15-member squad for the World Cup this year.

Afghanistan appoints three new skippers, Nabi, Rashid Khan hit back

Kabul, Apr 6 (IBNS): Ahead of the Cricket World Cup, Afghanistan Cricket Board has appointed three different captains of the national sides for the three formats of cricket.

Rahmat advances 88 places after scripting Afghanistan's maiden Test win

Dehradun/Dubai, Mar 19 (IBNS): Afghanistan batsman Rahmat Shah has made quick progress in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after starring in his side’s seven-wicket victory over Ireland in the one-off Test played in the northern Indian city of Dehradun.