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Afghanistan cricketers start month-long training camp

Afghan national players have begun a month-long training camp organized by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in Kabul Cricket Stadium from Sunday (June 6). The camp will be focused on strengthening their batting, bowling and overall performance as part of their preparations for upcoming competitions. In order to keep the …

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Latest: India tour of Australia 2020-21: Brisbane to host series opener, D/N Test in Adelaide

In a major announcement, Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday (May 28) officially revealed that the Gabba in Brisbane will host the opening match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against India from December 3 this year. The second Test (December 11-15) will be a Day-Night affair at the Adelaide Oval, while the …

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ACB bans Shafiqullah Shafaq for six years

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has banned national team player wicketkeeper-batsman 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. The charges relate to the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League …

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ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020: South Africa and Afghanistan kick off proceedings

Hosts South Africa are all set to take on Afghanistan to kick off the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Friday (January 17) at the at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley. The young Proteas are in Group D along with Afghanistan, Canada and United Arab Emirates. They are the strong …

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West Indies complete clean sweep at Lucknow

  A fine century from Shai Hope took West Indies to a 3-0 series win in the ODI leg of the series against Afghanistan at the Ekana Cricket Association Stadium in Lucknow.    Chasing 250 to win, the Windies got off to a poor start with Mujeeb Ur Rahman striking …

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West Indies register first ODI series win since 2014

  In a bug-infested atmosphere in Lucknow on Saturday, West Indies completed a 47-run win over Afghanistan in the second ODI to go 2-0 up in the three-match series. The series win is West Indies’ first in ODIs since 2014 with their last win coming against Bangladesh.   Put in …

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Roston Chase shows his class yet again

Roston Chase’s ODI numbers– a tally of 345 runs and seven wickets at averages of 26.53 and 49.71 respectively–do not justify his true potential as a player. However, he showed all his class on Wednesday when he powered West Indies to a comprehensive seven-wicket victory over Afghanistan with a superb …

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Records tumble in Hamilton Masakadza’s last international game for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe skipper Hamilton Masakadza played his last international game for the country against Afghanistan on Friday. And he bowed out on a high scoring 71 runs off just 42 deliveries, which included four fours and five sixes, in Zimbabwe’s 7-wicket victory over the Afghan nation. On his way to his …

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Rashid seals historic win for Afghanistan singlehandedly

Afghanistan scripted history as they recorded a brilliant win against Bangladesh. Rashid Khan became the youngest captain to win a Test match as he recorded a player of the match performance for the third Test win of his team. Rashid Khan-led Afghanistan from the front to register a historic win …

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ICC World Cup 2019: Shakib encore turns up against Afghanistan

His batting has turned heads this World Cup and now, almost inevitably, his bowling has also turned up as Shakib Al Hasan continues his purple patch in the marquee tournament in England. After slamming two tons and two half-centuries in five matches, Shakib came into the match against Afghanistan at …

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