AFGHANISTAN CRICKET

  • Afghanistan keen to play in Pakistan for reviving international cricket 1 week ago

    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...
  • England's Andy Moles named Afghanistan coach September 4, 2014

    Kabul: Former New Zealand coach Andy Moles took charge of the Afghan team on Thursday replacing Pakistan's Kabir Khan, who resigned last week citing family reasons. The announcement comes ahead of the World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February to March, with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) looking...
  • 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...
  • Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan October 5, 2013

    Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is pleading with India and Pakistan to help his team make an impact in their maiden World Cup appearance in 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Afghanistan booked their place in the game's global showpiece by beating Kenya by seven wickets on Friday and now will look...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 4, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Election Commission announces poll dates for five states October 4, 2013

    Five states Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Mizoram will go to polls between November 11 and December 4. The counting of the votes in all the five states will take place on December 8. With the announcement of the election schedule, the model code of conduct has...
  • 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...
  • Afghanistan cricket coach targets World Cup 2015 spot February 1, 2013

    Lahore: Afghanistan's cricketers began a fourweek training camp in Pakistan on Thursday as their coach set the minnows' sights firmly on qualifying for the 2015 World Cup. The Afghans will face a Pakistan A side in three games before their international clashes with Scotland in the United Arab Emirates in...
  • 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...