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Shahzad suspended for next two CWCQ matches: ICC

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Mar 07, 2018 - 20:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): ​Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended for Afghanistan’s upcoming two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct. Shehzad received a 15 per cent fine...
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Nabi signs county deal, plays for T20 Blast this summer

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Mar 07, 2018 - 17:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): Leicestershire have signed Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi for this summer's T20 Blast competition, a media report said on Wednesday. Nabi is the second Afghan player to agree a county deal after compatriot Rashid Khan signed...
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To pick future cricket stars, 74-day national hunt begins

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Mar 01, 2018 - 19:07
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four-day matches began among zonal teams at the Ghazi Amanullah Khan Cricket Stadium in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday what officials said the first of its kindfirst class national cricket tournament...
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Zadrans bowls Afghanistan to stunning win over West Indies

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Feb 28, 2018 - 11:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Ahead of next week's ICC World Cup Qualifiers, Afghanistan staged a remarkable comeback to stun West Indies in their warm-up encounter in Harare. By virtue of the pulsating win, Afghanistan gave West Indies a hint of the struggle...
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Rashid Khan from Kuchi team to global fame

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Feb 24, 2018 - 18:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rashid Khan, who started playing as a batsman for a local Kuchi tribe team, shot to internationally fame in no time by recently achieving top position among ICC ODI players ranking. Rashid joined India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah at...
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Afghanistan finish Sharjah ODI series in style

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Feb 20, 2018 - 00:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Monday cruised to a 146-run victory over Zimbabwe in their 5th and final ODI in Sharjah, winning the series 4-1. Afghanistan posted 241-9 from their 50 overs after winning the toss and choosing to bat first. Javed...
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Experts blame defeat against Zimbabwe on poor captaincy

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Feb 13, 2018 - 00:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Experts have linked Afghanistan’s 154 run defeat against Zimbabwe in their second of the ongoing five-match ODI series in Sharjah to what they called persistently poor performance of the captain and a lack of fast bowlers in the...
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Zimbabwe trounce Afghanistan, level ODI series

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Feb 12, 2018 - 10:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan have fallen to a 154-rundefeat at the hands of Zimbabwe in the second One Day International at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Brendan Taylor's spectacular century and Cremer's aggressive bowling spell guided Zimbabwe to...
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Afghanistan thrash Zimbabwe in Sharjah T20 opener

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Feb 06, 2018 - 00:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan thrashed Zimbabwe in their first Twenty/20 clash on Monday, taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series in Sharjah. After winning the toss, the Afghans decided to field and restricted the Zimbabweans to 120 total for nine...
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ACB announce squad for World Cup Qualifier 2018

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Feb 05, 2018 - 18:12
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) squad for the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Qualifier 2018 which will be held in Zimbabwe from March 4 to 25, a statement from the cricket body said on Monday. The 10 teams...
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India beat Australia by 8 wickets, win U-19 World Cup

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Feb 03, 2018 - 17:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): Indian Under-19 (U-19) cricket team beat Australian U-19 team by eight wickets in the final of International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup final match in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand on Saturday.
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Aussies shatter Afghanistan’s U-19 World Cup dream

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Jan 29, 2018 - 14:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): Australia thrashed Afghanistan by six wickets in the first semifinal of the 2018 edition of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Christchurch on Monday. Australia won the toss and decided to bowl, bundling out Afghanistan for 181 in 48...
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3 more Afghan players sold in IPL auction

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Jan 28, 2018 - 23:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): After Rashid Khan who fetched nearly $1.5 million, another three Afghan players -- Mohammad Nabi, Zahir Khan and Mujeeb Zadran -- have been bought for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Rashid Khan picked for nearly $1.5m at IPL auction

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Jan 27, 2018 - 23:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s teenaged leg spinner Rashid Khan was bought for a $1.5 million by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Indian Premier League (ILP) auction on Saturday. The Sunrisers tweeted after picking Khan that they were glad to have Rashid...
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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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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 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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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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