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Virat Kohli to skip Afghanistan Test?

Kabul, Mar 24 (IBNS): Indian skipper Virat Kohli might miss the upcoming debut Test match of Afghanistan, media reports said.

UAE gives Afghanistan, Ireland World Cup life

Dubai, Mar 23 (IBNS): The United Arab Emirates broke around 20 million hearts and made nearly 50 million friends when they all but eliminated Zimbabwe from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 race to give Afghanistan and Ireland a lifeline by turning their last Super Six match as a shootout for the last remaining spot in the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over event which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July.

Rain takes Windies to next year's World Cup

Dubai, Mar 21 (IBNS): Rain came to the rescue of the Windies, who qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after defeating defending champions Scotland by five runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern Method in a Super Six fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.

Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai returns to squad for ICC Cricket WC Qualifier

Kabul, Mar 20 (IBNS): Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai is back in the Afghanistan squad for the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier. 

Shahzad suspended for Afghanistan's next two matches at WC Qualifiers

Dubai, Mar 8 (IBNS): Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended for Afghanistan’s upcoming two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 after his accumulated demerit points reached four within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 15 per cent fine and one demerit point*.

Macleod century sinks Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifier

Bulawayo, Mar 4 (IBNS): A 208-run third wicket partnership between Calum MacLeod and Richie Berrington helped defending champions Scotland surprise Afghanistan by seven wickets in a Group B fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 at the Bulawayo Athletic Club on Sunday.  

Windies will have to be smarter in Zimbabwe: Stuart Law

Harare/Dubai, Mar 2 (IBNS): The Windies coach Stuart Law has said his side will have to be smarter in approach in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018, which will produce two sides that will complete the 10-team line-up for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 to be played in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14.

Afghanistan's Rashid Khan becomes youngest captain in international cricket history

Kabul, Feb 27 (IBNS): Afghanistan cricketer Rashid Khan is passing through a golden phase in his career as he has been named the skipper of the national team ahead of the ICC World Cup Qualifier. 

Rashid Khan feels proud after becoming number one bowler in world

Kabul, Feb 21 (IBNS): Afghanistan bowler Rashid Khan said he feels he was proud to become number one ICC bowler in the world jointly with Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah.

Boyagoda, Lakshan help Sri Lanka beat West Indies, win plate championship

Dubai, Jan 28 (IBNS): Openers Hasitha Boyagoda and Dhananjaya Lakshan featured in a double-century stand that helped Sri Lanka defeat the Windies by three wickets in the Plate championship final of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Christchurch.  

Afghanistan, India to face off for former's inaugural Test in June

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IBNS): Afghanistan and India will be facing each other for the former's inaugural Test match in Bengaluru from June 14-18.

Afghanistan, New Zealand emerge impressive winners

Dubai, Jan 13 (IBNS): New Zealand started with a comprehensive eight-wicket win over defending champions Windies while Afghanistan pulled off a five-wicket win over Pakistan on the opening day of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup on Saturday.

Afghanistan, New Zealand, Pakistan and Windies win warm-up games

Dubai, Jan 8 (IBNS): Afghanistan gave an early warning of their potential in the U19 Cricket World 2018 Cup when they pulled off an impressive 56-run victory over Bangladesh in a warm-up match today.

Afghanistan's decision to play inaugural Test against India riles former PCB chief

Islamabad/Kabul, Dec 20 (IBNS): The announcement has already been made by the Afghanistan Cricket Board that the country will play their first even Test match against India in 2018, the like of which has upset former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Shahryar Khan.

India to host Afghanistan's first ever Test match

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IBNS): India will host Afghanistan's first ever Test match as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Monday.