World | 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.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 22, 2012
England skipper Stuart Broad was delighted at his team's 116-run victory over Afghanistan in the ICC World Twenty20 and attributed it to the "outstanding" and "mature" batting by the English batsmen.
Agence-France Presse | Friday September 21, 2012
Minnows Afghanistan go into their World Twenty20 clash against reigning champions England on Friday night with their morale boosted by a pep talk from two former greats of the game.
Press Trust of India | Thursday September 20, 2012
Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan has credited his team's respectable performance against India in the World Twenty20 opener to the players who "stuck by each other during difficult times."
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 19, 2012
India will have to quickly decide on their team combination as they launch their ICC World Twenty20 campaign against minnows Afghanistan on Wednesday, hoping to get into the groove for the tougher battles ahead.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 17, 2012
Middle-order batsman Rohit Sharma expressed confidence that India would bounce back from the five-wicket loss to Pakistan in their last warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20, and said the team will get better as the tournament progresses.
Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 26, 2012
Former world champions Australia defeated a battling Afghanistan team by 66 runs in the first-ever limited overs international between the two sides on Saturday.