AFGHANISTAN CRICKET BOARD

  • Afghanistan keen to play in Pakistan for reviving international cricket November 18, 2014

    Karachi: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) is willing to send its national team to Pakistan to play One-Day Internationals (ODI) with the hope of reviving international cricket in the country, chief executive Noor Muhammad Murad said on Tuesday. Murad went to Pakistan on a short trip recently with the hope of...
  • Kabir Khan quits as Afghanistan coach September 2, 2014

    Karachi: Afghanistan cricket on Tuesday suffered a major blow just a few months before their participation in their first ever 50over World Cup as long serving coach Kabir Khan stepped down due to differences with the country's Board. Kabir, 40, confirmed on Tuesday that he had stepped down as head coach...
  • Afghanistan, Nepal waiting for BCCI's response May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been atleast six months since the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) had requested BCCI to use the training facilities in India but the Indian board is yet to table the proposals in any of its meetings. Afghanistan and Nepal have come up...
  • ICC congratulates Afghanistan on winning Laureus award March 28, 2014

    Dubai: ICC has congratulated the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on winning the Laureus Sports Award in the 'Spirit of Sport' category. "We have been aware of the inspiring rise of cricket in Afghanistan for some time, however, by receiving this prestigious award it is clear that the wider international sports community...
  • ICC allocates USD 422,000 for Afghanistan April 17, 2013

    Dubai: With an aim to develop more competitive teams among its full, associate/affiliate members, the ICC has allocated USD 422,000 for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) from the its Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (TAPP). It was decided during the second of the four board meetings of the ICC and IDI...
  • Cricket can stabilise Afghanistan: Zakhilwal August 26, 2012

    Sharjah: Cricket is bringing peace to warravaged Afghanistan and can further stabilise the country if foreign teams tour, an official said Sunday. Afghanistan took a big step at international level by playing former world champions Australia on Saturday, their second limited overs match following their first against Pakistan six months earlier. Despite...
  • Lawson to assist Afghan under19 WC team July 12, 2012

    Kabul: Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 1126. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Nusratullah Wafa, while releasing the 15member squad, said that Lawson will work with the players on arrival in Australia for the event,...
  • 'Teams ashamed of playing Afghanistan' February 12, 2012

    Karachi: Afghanistan cricket Board President, Dr Umar Zakhel has said that top Test playing nations felt shame in playing matches against their national team. Zakhel, who is also a finance minister in Afghanistan, told the "Jang" daily newspaper in Abu Dhabi that top teams avoid playing Afghanistan out of shame and...