Nawroz Mangal

  • 'Giantkillers' Afghanistan await Sri Lanka test in Asia Cup March 2, 2014

    Mirpur: After steamrolling Bangladesh for their first major win over a Test-playing nation, giantkillers Afghanistan would look to continue their flirtation with cricketing history when they take on leaders Sri Lanka in their Asia Cup cricket match on Monday. Buoyed by their spirited effort of taming Bangladesh by 32 runs in...
  • Delighted Broad says England batted maturely September 22, 2012

    Colombo: England skipper Stuart Broad was delighted at his team's 116run victory over Afghanistan in the ICC World Twenty20 and attributed it to the "outstanding" and "mature" batting by the English batsmen. "We batted maturely. Luke Wright's innings was outstanding. When the guys came in at the end and struck the...
  • World T20, Eng vs Afg: as it happened September 21, 2012

    Afghanistan innings: 18th over: 80 all out: Finally it's all over. England win by 116 runs. Afghanistan are knocked out of T20 World Cup. Jade Dernbach gets rid off Gulbodin Naib, who tries to slog another one but mistimes it and gives away an easy catch to Eoin Morgan. G...
  • Afghanistan look to unsettle England September 21, 2012

    Colombo: It will be a David versus Goliath battle at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Friday when defending champions England launch their World Twenty20 campaign against Afghanistan, who displayed enough fighting abilities in their opening fixture against India. The minnows would surely be heartbroken following their 23run defeat to India...
  • Mangal has high hopes of World T20 September 19, 2012

    Colombo: Rising from the ruins of war to challenge the world's cricketing establishment, Afghanistan's ragtag team hope to inspire the conflictravaged nation with a strong showing at the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka. Afghanistan take on the might of India in their first group match in Colombo on Wednesday, having...
  • Afghanistan gamble on Hamid for World T20 August 25, 2012

    Sharjah: Afghanistan on Saturday picked Hamid Hassan in their 15man squad for next month's World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, hoping the frontline paceman recovers from surgery in time. The 25yearold, nicknamed "Rambo of Afghanistan cricket", after Hollywood action hero Sylvester Stallone for his aggressive and hardworking nature, underwent a knee...