Afghanistan cricket

ICC U19 World Cup: Afghanistan join England in Super League semi-final

Despite only setting a target of 135, a superb performance with the ball means Suliman Safi's side just did enough to progress from the Super League quarters.

published on : 28th January 2022

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

Considering we came here three days before tournament, we did alright: Gulbadin Naib

Afghanistan lost their last match of the Super 12 stage of the ICC men's T20 World Cup against New Zealand, crashing India's hopes to qualify for the semifinals.

published on : 7th November 2021

Australia postpones Afghanistan Test match after Taliban banning women's cricket

Senior Australian cricketers had indicated they would like to see the Test cancelled if the de facto ban on women's cricket remained in place.

published on : 5th November 2021

Game against New Zealand is quarter-final for us: Afghanistan's Rashid Khan after loss to India

Afghanistan, who have played four games in the Super 12 stage, are sitting at the second spot, with four points and a net-run rate of +1.481.

published on : 4th November 2021

T20 WC: Hamid Hassan backs Afghanistan's spinners to do the job against India

Hamid Hassan, who picked three wickets against Namibia last week, also pointed out how well Afghanistan batsmen have performed in the ongoing T20 World Cup.

published on : 2nd November 2021

ICC congratulates former Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan for a fine career

The 33-year-old finished his career having played 114 ODI matches, scoring 2,424 runs with a century and 12 half-centuries. He also scored 440 runs in six Test matches.

published on : 31st October 2021

'He had already decided': Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi on Asghar Afghan's retirement

Afghanistan gave a befitting farewell to the former captain as they notched up a convincing 62-run over Namibia to keep their semifinal hopes alive in the tournament.

published on : 31st October 2021

Was hurt too much after defeat against Pakistan, decided to retire, says Asghar Afghan

On Friday, Asif Ali smoked four sixes in an over to help Pakistan make it a hat-trick of Super 12 victories as they handed Afghanistan their first defeat of the tournament in Group 2.

published on : 31st October 2021

T20 WC: Asghar Afghan receives Guard of Honour from Namibia

Asghar Afghan is playing his last match for Afghanistan as he has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Saturday.

published on : 31st October 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

Pakistan vs Afghanistan: Mohammad Nabi finds no fault in bringing in Rashid Khan late

Defending a tricky 148, Afghanistan brought in the star leg-spinner only in the 11th over with Pakistan needing 76 runs from 60 balls.

published on : 30th October 2021

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan becomes fastest player to reach 100 T20I wickets

Not many would have expected a near stampede situation as groups of Afghanistan fans tried to get into the Dubai International Cricket Stadium without tickets.

published on : 29th October 2021

Afghanistan team reminds me of 1996 Sri Lanka team: Ex-Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan

Afghanistan strolled to a 130-run victory over Scotland in their opening match of Group 2 in T20 World Cup 2021 on Monday.

published on : 29th October 2021

T20 World Cup: Can in-form Scotland counter mighty Afghan bowlers?

Notwithstanding their controversial build-up, Afghanistan have shown what they are capable of in the two-warm ups that they played in the lead up to the tournament.

published on : 24th October 2021
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