Afghanistan Cricket Board

Afghanistan to host Netherlands in Qatar in January for three-match ODI series

Afghanistan grabbed 30 points after whitewashing Ireland 3-0 in the first series in January under the ODI Super League, which counts towards qualification for the 2023 World Cup.

published on : 8th December 2021

Afghanistan batter Asghar Afghan to retire from all formats after T20 World Cup match vs Namibia

The Afghanistan Cricket Board announced the 33-year-old former captain and right-handed batsman's retirement on its Twitter handle on Saturday.

published on : 30th October 2021

No threat to Afghanistan's participation in the T20 World Cup, ICC acting CEO confirms

There were reports that ICC might forbid Afghanistan from participating in the showpiece event if the team decides to play under the Taliban flag amid the ongoing turmoil in the country.

published on : 10th October 2021

Cricket Australia to announce indefinite postponement of one-off Test against Afghanistan: official

The one-off Test was originally scheduled in 2020 but was postponed to November 27 this year because of COVID-19.

published on : 29th September 2021

With "Haqqani network influence" on cricket, can ICC Board allow Afghanistan to play T20 World Cup?

Afghanistan Cricket Board Executive Director Hamid Shinwari has recently been replaced by one Naseebullah Haqqani.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Edited recordings of IPL matches in Afghanistan?

A day after reports emerged that IPL would not be aired live because of women-watching matches and presence of cheerleaders, ACB chairman said no such directive has been issued from the Taliban govt

published on : 22nd September 2021

Taliban fires director of Afghanistan cricket board Hamid Shinwari

It isn't clear if the new Afghanistan Cricket Board chief is a relative of Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is sought by the FBI for questioning in connection with several high profile attacks.

published on : 21st September 2021

'Women can be allowed to play', says Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman

His comments appear to contradict the deputy head of the Taliban's cultural commission Ahmadullah Wasiq who said that it was 'not necessary' for women to play sport.

published on : 11th September 2021

Do not penalise us for our cultural and religious environment: ACB CEO to Cricket Australia

Soon after forming an interim government, the Taliban banned women from playing cricket or any others sports, casting doubts over Afghanistan men's team Test status.

published on : 10th September 2021

Mohammad Nabi to be Afghan men's team captain for T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan steps down

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is yet to officially announce Nabi's appointment as captain but the 36-year-old all-rounder tweeted that he has been chosen to lead the team.

published on : 10th September 2021

Azizullah Fazli named ACB acting chairman

Fazli had earlier served as ACB chairman between September 2018 and July 2019.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Turmoil delays Afghanistan cricket team's Sri Lanka departure for ODI series against Pakistan

A former ACB official said the transition has been peaceful so other activities including cricket is likely to continue as usual.

published on : 16th August 2021

Afghanistan chief selector Asadullah Khan resigns, alleges interference from non-cricketers

Khan, a former domestic cricketer, coach and analyst, said in his resignation that he had been kept in the dark about the squad announced for the series against Pakistan.

published on : 1st August 2021

Afghanistan looking to host Pakistan for white ball series in UAE

A source in the Pakistan board said that the two boards had opened talks on the planned series which would include three One-day Internationals and three T20 matches in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

published on : 24th May 2021