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Bangalore likely to host Afghanistan-India Test in June

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Jan 14, 2018 - 11:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan are likely to play their one-off Test match against India in the southern city of Bangalore, The Hindu reported on Sunday. The encounter will likely be played in June when the weather is generally pleasant in Karnataka’s...
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U-19 World Cup: Afghanistan rout Pakistan in opener

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Jan 13, 2018 - 10:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan routed Pakistan in the opening match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup in Whangarei, New Zealand, on Saturday Batting first, the Pakistanis -- two time champions -- were bowled out for 188...
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Afghanistan take on Pakistan in U-19 WC opening match

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Jan 12, 2018 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): The first match and tournament opener of Uner-19 World Cup (U-19 WC) would be played between Afghanistan and Pakistan at cobham oval on Saturday, an official said on Friday.
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ACB officially launches Afghanistan Premier League

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Jan 12, 2018 - 10:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has officially announced the launch of Afghanistan Premier League (APL) in a ceremony held in Kabul, a statement from the ACB said on Friday. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the regard was...
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Afghanistan stun Bangladesh ahead of U-19 WC

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Jan 08, 2018 - 15:40
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan heavily defeated Bangladesh in a warm-up encounter on Monday ahead of the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup that gets underway in New Zealand next week. Afghanistan are placed in Group-D with Pakistan, Sri Lanka and...
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Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series

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Jan 07, 2018 - 19:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB)’s selection committee on Sunday announced squads for upcoming ODI and T20 series against Zimbabwe.
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Afghanistan to take on Pakistan in U-19 Cup opener

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Jan 06, 2018 - 12:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan and Pakistan are set resume their rivalry in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup next month. The opener of the mega event will be played between Afghanistan and Pakistan, both placed in Group D, at...
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Afghanistan names Windies Semions as head coach

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Dec 31, 2017 - 16:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday announced appointing former West Indies all-rounder Phil Semions as the national side’s head coach. Simmons replaces Lalchand Rajput who had left the position vacant, having served only...
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Spin sensation Rashid’s dream debut sinks Thunder

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Dec 23, 2017 - 09:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan made his presence felt on Friday when he captured two crucial wickets on debut in the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia. Playing for Adelaide Strikers, Rashid literally stunned Sydney...
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Taekwondo champions get appreciation letters from Afghan mission

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Dec 20, 2017 - 13:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan diplomatic mission in New Delhi has conferred with appreciation letters Afghan Taekwondo medalists, a statement from the Afghan Embassy said on Wednesday. Forty members of the Taekwondo team made a winning streak...
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U-19 World Cup: Afghan team off to New Zealand

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Dec 17, 2017 - 19:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Under 19 (U-19) national cricket team on Sunday departed for New Zealand to take part in the World Cup event commencing from January 13. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chairman Lutfullah Mashal told reporters here the...
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India to host Afghanistan for first ever test match

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Dec 11, 2017 - 15:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) has decided to host Afghanistan for a first ever test match in the future, according to media report. The decision was made during BCCI's Special General Meeting (SGM) that was held on...
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Afghanistan fall to 11th spot in ICC’s ODI rankings

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Dec 11, 2017 - 13:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan fell to 11th position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings after losing the series to Ireland. Opener Paul Stirling’s superb century and a magic bowling spell by George Dockrell...
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Ireland win 3rd ODI to clinch series against Afghanistan

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Dec 11, 2017 - 08:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Opener Paul Stirling’s superb century and a magic bowling spell by George Dockrell have powered Ireland to a convincing triumph in the third one-day international in Sharjah. The left-arm spinner bagged four wickets to restrict...
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Ireland trounce Afghanistan by 51 runs to level ODI series

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Dec 08, 2017 - 09:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Barry McCarthy’s five wickets haul and half centuries by Paul Stirling and George Dockrell powered Ireland to an emphatic win over Afghanistan in the second One-Day International on Thursday. As a result of the 51-run triumph at the...
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Shahzad banned for a year over failed doping test

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Dec 07, 2017 - 17:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for a year after he was tested positive for a banned substance. Shahzad was tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol...
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Afghanistan hammer Ireland in Sharjah opener

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Dec 05, 2017 - 22:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Tuesday handed a 138-run defeat to Ireland in the first of their three one-day matches in Sharjah. Ireland won the toss and opted to field in the 50-over game at the Sharjah Cricket Ground. Nasir Jamal hit 53 and...
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Afghanistan all poised to take on Ireland in 1st ODI

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Dec 05, 2017 - 09:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan are all poised to take on Ireland in the first One-Day International (ODI) in Sharjah today (Tuesday), a board official said. The national squad would play three ODIs against Ireland on December 5, 7 and 10, Afghanistan...
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Afghanistan beat UAE to win Intercontinental Cup

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Dec 02, 2017 - 16:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Saturday defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their final four-day match to win the ICC Intercontinental Cup at Abu Dhabi. The event that began two years ago among eight countries ended with Afghanistan emerging...
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In quest of title, Afghanistan to take on UAE

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Nov 28, 2017 - 11:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): In quest of the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup title, table-topper Afghanistan will take on the United Arab Emirates at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. As the battle for the title has run into its final round, Afghanistan...
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