Reuters | Monday March 9, 2015
While Afghanistan's national men's cricket and football teams have enjoyed the spotlight, women's sports have made more halting progress, with athletes facing family pressure and patchy public support.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday March 8, 2015
Afghanistan played the two frontrunners and World Cup co-hosts in quick succession and were soundly beaten both times.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday March 7, 2015
Afghanistan team was crushed by the Australian side but New Zealand - currently at top of Pool A - want to take no chances against their resilient opponents.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday March 2, 2015
Officials in the Australian team said Pat Cummins had suffered a "slight side strain" and was now doubtful for Wednesday's match against tournament debutants Afghanistan in Perth.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday March 1, 2015
After his six for 28 failed to take Australia past New Zealand, Mitchell Starc is raring to fire against Afghanistan in his team's next match of World Cup 2015.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday February 22, 2015
Al-Amin has featured in 11 one-day internationals for Bangladesh, but did not play in the Tigers' opening World Cup win over Afghanistan in Canberra.
NDTVSports | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Bangladesh kick-started their World Cup campaign in style with a 105-run win over Afghanistan. While Team India have denied rift within their camp, Pakistan fielding coach has quit over turmoil.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Captain Mohammad Nabi Eisakhil is excited that his team is in the World Cup and says it has already brought a lot of cheer to people back home.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The top eight-ranked sides on the ICC ODI Team Rankings as on September 30, 2017 will qualify automatically to the 2019 event, while the bottom four will play in the 10-team ICC World Cup qualifier 2018 that will determine the final two teams in the ...
Reuters | Thursday December 25, 2014
A national women's cricket team formed in 2010 with some fanfare was quietly dissolved this year amid Taliban threats, insecurity and conservative beliefs that led to a shortage of players.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday September 21, 2014
Afghanistan's fledging cricket team began a three-week tour of Australia on Sunday to help it prepare for its first appearance at next year's 50-over World Cup tournament.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday September 4, 2014
Andy Moles is expected to strengthen Afghanistan team ahead of ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday August 18, 2014
Former Pakistan cricketer and coach of Afghanistan team - Rashid Latif - says he wants the team to rise gradually and that their real test would be after the World Cup next year.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 2, 2014
Afghanistan, who beat Bangladesh on Saturday, join the table in 12th place with 32 ratings points, with the opportunity to slide past 11th-placed Ireland should it win either of its two remaining Asia Cup group matches.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
Mashrafe Mortaza's injury setback comes on the eve of Bangladesh's clash against a spirited Afghanistan side. Pacer Shafiul Islam has been brought as Mortaza's replacement.
NDTVCricket | Thursday February 27, 2014
Umar Akmal's unbeaten ton and Ahmed Shehzad's half-century, followed by a disciplined bowling performance helped Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 72 runs. Follow all highlights from the Afghanistan vs Pakistan game at Fatullah:
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 24, 2013
Ireland downed Hong Kong by 85 runs for its seventh successive victory while Afghanistan defeated Kenya by 34 runs that gave the Asia side its sixth win in seven matches.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 5, 2013
The side from the sport's second tier will receive a USD 1 million (624,000 pounds, 738,000 euros) preparation fee from the global governing body, the International Cricket Council, ahead of the tournament in Australia and New Zealand.
NDTVCricket | Thursday August 22, 2013
Skipper Mohammad Nabi's three-wicket haul crippled Indian batting and helped Afghanistan register their first win in any format against a Test-playing nation.
Wisden India Staff | Saturday June 29, 2013
The elevation means Afghanistan have risen from an affiliate to associate membership in just 12 years.
The Associated Press | Thursday May 23, 2013
Mohammad Nabi's 60-year-old father Khobi Khan was abducted from his car in the city of Jalalabad. The 28-year-old Nabi was the architect of Afghanistan's progress to cricket World Cup qualifiers in South Africa in 2009 and was named national team c...
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 14, 2013
The Afghanistan cycling team, who are in India for the Asian Championships can't stop talking about their love for Hindi movies and the game of cricket which, they say, is gaining popularity back home.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 4, 2013
The Afghanistan team is in Lahore training at the National Cricket Academy and had requested a series against the Pakistan A side.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 22, 2013
The team will be playing over a span of four weeks despite security concerns keeping every other team out, including minnows Bangladesh.