Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Media Release Service

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Pajhwok Mobile App

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

U-19 World Cup: Afghanistan rout Pakistan in opener

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan take on Pakistan in U-19 WC opening match

By
On
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.
Read More

Afghanistan stun Bangladesh ahead of U-19 WC

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series

By
On
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.
Read More

Afghanistan names Windies Semions as head coach

By
On
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...
Read More

U-19 World Cup: Afghan team off to New Zealand

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan fall to 11th spot in ICC’s ODI rankings

By
On
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...
Read More

Shahzad banned for a year over failed doping test

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan hammer Ireland in Sharjah opener

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan beat UAE to win Intercontinental Cup

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan end day 1 well on top against Hong Kong

By
On
Oct 21, 2017 - 00:34
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rashid Khan’s five-wicket haul and Javed Ahmad’s ton put Afghanistan in the driver’s seat on the day one of their four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup clash against Hong Kong in Mong Kok on Friday.
Read More

Well-equipped Abdali Cricket Academy opens in Kabul

By
On
Oct 12, 2017 - 19:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): A newly-established and well-equipped “Abdali Cricket Academy” was opened in capital Kabul’s Ahmad Shah Baba area on Thursday, an official said. Nisar Ahmad Safi, head of the Abdali Cricket Academy, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the...
Read More

Bangladesh humiliate Afghanistan U-19s in 1st encounter

By
On
Sep 28, 2017 - 18:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team lost their first one-day international match to hosts Bangladesh by a huge 145-run margin on Thursday. The Afghan team arrived in Bangladesh for a one-day series in the lead-up to the Asia Cup and...
Read More

Former England captain Hollioake to stay in Afghanistan

By
On
Sep 19, 2017 - 12:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): Former England ODI captain Adam Hollioake says he intends to remain in his coaching role despite one of his team’s matches being targeted by a suicide bomber. At least three people were killed and 12 injured when the bomber...
Read More

BPL Auction: 5 Afghan players to play this season

By
On
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.
Read More

PCB seeks ACB apology over political statement

By
On
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...
Read More

Paktia win Sayed Jamaludin Afghan Provincial Elite Cup

By
On
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...
Read More

Afghanistan cruise to 10-wicket win over Malaysia

By
On
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.
Read More

Afghanistan thrash Nepal for third successive triumph

By
On
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...
Read More

Politicians, officials interfere in ACB affairs: Mashal

By
On
Jul 06, 2017 - 18:18
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chief on Thursday accused some politicians and government authorities of interfering in the cricket body’s affairs. ACB chairman Shukrullah Atif Mashal, briefing a press conference about the board...
Read More