ARTICLES RELATING TO AFGHANISTAN

Khan leads Afghanistan to thumping series win

2018-02-19 20:01

Leg-spinner Rashid Khan starred as Afghanistan wrapped up a dominant 4-1 series win over Zimbabwe with an easy win in Sharjah.

Khan skittles Zimbabwe to give Afghanistan victory

2018-02-13 18:20

Leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan took five wickets as Afghanistan cruised to a win over Zimbabwe in the third one-day international in Sharjah.

Zimbabwe outgunned by Afghanistan

2018-02-10 13:58

Led by a century from Rahmat Shah, Afghanistan annihilated Zimbabwe by in the first ODI of the five-match series in Sharjah.

Afghanistan wrap up T20 series against Zim

2018-02-06 20:58

Rising star Rashid Khan led Afghanistan to victory over Zimbabwe in the second T20 international at Sharjah to wrap up the series.

Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore

2018-01-16 17:56

Afghanistan will play its maiden Test match in the southern Indian city of Bangalore on June 14, cricket officials announced.

Kohli set for biggest year, Afghanistan make Test bow

2017-12-28 10:30

Virat Kohli's India dominated 2017 in Test cricket as they shored up top spot in the rankings, while Afghanistan and Ireland start a new Test era.

Teen debutant Mujeeb helps Afghanistan rout Ireland

2017-12-05 19:53

Mujeeb Zadran became the first international male cricketer born in the 21st century as he helped Afghanistan thrash Ireland in the first ODI.

Afghanistan set for Lord's debut

2017-07-06 14:09

Afghanistan is ready for the "huge honour" of making their landmark Lord's debut, after a fairytale rise catapulted them into the elite club of Test nations last month.

Ireland hope Test status ends England exodus

2017-06-22 20:26

Ireland hope being awarded Test status will mean the end of top players such as Eoin Morgan defecting to England instead.

Afghanistan, Ireland face Test D-Day

2017-06-22 09:01

Afghanistan and Ireland are poised to become the 11th and 12th members of Test match cricket's close-knit club when the sport's governing body meets in London.

 

16-year-old record-breaker spins Afghanistan to victory

2018-02-16 21:24

Teenage leg-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman became the youngest bowler to claim five wickets in a ODI when he inspired Afghanistan a rout of Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe thrash Afghanistan to level series

2018-02-11 19:38

Brendan Taylor scored a majestic 125 as Zimbabwe thrashed Afghanistan in the second ODI at Sharjah to level the five-match series.

Rahmat, Rashid see Afghanistan thrash Zimbabwe

2018-02-09 20:59

Rahmat Shah hit a career best ton while leg-spinner Rashid Khan took four wickets as Afghanistan trounced Zimbabwe in their first ODI.

Khan, Nabi lead Afghanistan rout of Zimbabwe

2018-02-06 07:48

Teenage leg-spinner Rashid Khan took three wickets while Mohammad Nabi smacked a quick-fire 40 as Afghanistan strolled to a five-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Monday's first Twenty20 international in Sharjah.

Simmons named Afghanistan coach

2017-12-31 14:36

Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons has been appointed coach of Afghanistan as the country prepares for its first ever Test match.

Stirling, McCarthy lead Ireland's series-levelling win

2017-12-07 21:33

Paul Stirling cracked a brilliant half century while Barry McCarthy took five wicket haul to guide Ireland to a win over Afghanistan in Sharjah.

Dean Jones named as interim Afghan coach

2017-10-10 10:06

Former Australia batsman and commentator Dean Jones will coach Afghanistan in their upcoming Hong Kong tour.

War-hit Afghanistan ecstatic over Test status

2017-06-23 12:44

Cricket-mad Afghanistan was euphoric after being awarded Test match status, though many lamented the lack of sports infrastructure in the conflict-torn country.

Ireland, Afghanistan handed Test status

2017-06-22 17:09

Ireland and Afghanistan have both been awarded Test match status, the International Cricket Council have announced.

Afghan pride as Test status beckons

2017-06-19 09:54

Afghanistan's fairytale rise in world cricket could this week see them acquire coveted Test status.

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