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BPL Auction: 5 Afghan players to play this season

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Sep 16, 2017 - 18:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Five Afghan national cricket team players to take part in the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), media reports said on Saturday.
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Rashid Khan to play for Adelaide Strikers in BBL

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Sep 14, 2017 - 10:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rashid Khan is all poised to become the first-ever Afghan cricketer to play in the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia, representing the Adelaide Strikers. The 18 years old leg-spin sensation would play in Australia’s Twenty20...
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Razzaq to play for Amo Sharks in Afghan League

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Sep 06, 2017 - 10:02
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Pakistan's former all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has signed a contract with the Afghan Cricket League. He will play for Amo Sharks in the Shpageeza Cricket League, a popular one-day event organised by the Afghanistan Cricket Board...
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KABUL, Aug 20, 2017:  Some members of “Change Hope” Society during the press conference asking for reform in the sports department.

ACB top brass appointed against ICC rules: activists

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Aug 20, 2017 - 18:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Civil society activists say the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB)’s affairs should be run in line with the rules and regulations of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
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Spin Ghar outplay opponents to win cricket event

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Aug 20, 2017 - 15:38
جلال اباد (پژواک، ۲٩ زمری ۹۶): د هېواد په کچه د زونونو تر منځ د غازي امان الله خان کرکټ سياليو اتلوالي سپین غر لوبډلې خپله کړه.
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30 boycotting ACB officials demand Mashal resignation

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Aug 16, 2017 - 17:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Thirty officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), including Media Manager, Development Manager, Senior Advisor to the Chairman have boycotted the board and demanded chairman resignation, a media report said on Wednesday. The...
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Kabul girls win regional juggling tournament

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Aug 14, 2017 - 01:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): A girls juggling team from Kabul on Sunday won a regional juggling tournament participated by 11 teams from Afghanistan and two from abroad. Khalilullah Hamid, head of the juggling federation of Afghanistan, told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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2017 Invictus Games torch lit at Presidential Palace

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Aug 10, 2017 - 10:58
کابل (پژواک، ١٨ زمرى ٩٦): د ولسمشر غني په ګډون په ارګ کې د "نه ماتېدونکو لوبو (Invictus Games) تر نامه لاندې د معلولو ورزشکارو سرتېرو د لوبو مشال روښانه شو.
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100 athletes partake in Kabul pentathlon

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Aug 01, 2017 - 00:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Some 100 athletes from 24 clubs across the country participated in contests on Monday in connection with celebrating the Independence Day in Kabul.
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FIFA delegation to arrive in Afghanistan soon

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Jul 30, 2017 - 13:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world body governing football, is expected to send a delegation to Afghanistan for assessing the game’s situation, officials said Saturday. A meeting attended by...
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PCB seeks ACB apology over political statement

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Jul 29, 2017 - 20:08
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for an official apology over making a political statement about cricket relationship between the boards after a May 31 blast in Kabul. After the truck...
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Afghanistan A taste 7-wicket loss in Tri-Series match

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Jul 29, 2017 - 12:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan A tasted a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of India A in their Tri-Series match in Pretoria, South Africa, a board official said on Saturday. The opposition won the toss in Friday’s match and elected to field first,...
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ACB wants Indians solicited to play in APL

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Jul 27, 2017 - 20:56
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chief executive officer called on Afghan ambassador in New Delhi Shaida Mohammad Abdali earlier this week at the latter’s office. The ACB in a statement said the aim behind the July 21 meeting was to...
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Afghanistan book berth in U-19 World Cup

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Jul 25, 2017 - 18:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): Unbeaten Afghanistan on Tuesday qualified for the 2018 ICC Under-19 World Cup after registering their sixth consecutive triumph in the qualifying round in Singapore. The qualifying round began last week in Singapore and ended on...
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Afghanistan romp to 5th win in U-19 qualifying round

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Jul 24, 2017 - 16:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Recoding their fifth consecutive win in the ICC Under-19 World Cup qualifying round in Singapore, Afghanistan on Monday secured the chance to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Maintaining their winning spree, the Afghans beat the...
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Paktia win Sayed Jamaludin Afghan Provincial Elite Cup

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Jul 22, 2017 - 16:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Southeastern Paktia has won the Alokozay Syed Jamaluddin Afghan one-day tournament featuring 10 grade-1 provincial teams, an official said on Saturday. Organised by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), the 10 provincial teams event...
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Afghanistan cruise to 10-wicket win over Malaysia

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Jul 21, 2017 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan cantered to a 10-wicket victory over Malaysia in their ICC U-19 World Cup Qualifiers match in Singapore, an official said on Friday.
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Afghanistan thrash Nepal for third successive triumph

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Jul 20, 2017 - 15:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan registered their third consecutive victory against Nepal in the ICC Asia Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Singapore on Thursday. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News the national...
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Zazai again bowls Afghanistan to win over Singapore

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Jul 19, 2017 - 08:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Singapore in their second match in the ICC Asia Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Singapore on Tuesday. The 50-overs event between Afghanistan, Malaysia, Nepal and Singapore got under way on Monday. Singapore, who...
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South Africa A tour: Aussie boycott makes way for Afghans

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Jul 17, 2017 - 15:22
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan will join South Africa and India for a tri-series starting later this month as Australia have boycotted the series, a news report said on Monday. Australia pulled out of a development tour of South Africa as a result of...
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