Afghanistan

ICC grants Test status to Afghanistan, Ireland

In what will be a big boost to both Afghanistan and Ireland, the International Cricket Council has confirmed Test status for the two countries during their board meeting in London on Thursday.
22 June 2017
 

Rain plays spoilsport in series decider to jeopardize Windies World Cup qualification

Rain played spoilsport at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia as the third One-Day International game between West Indies and Afghanistan was called-off without a ball being bowled.
15 June 2017

Afghanistan stretch West Indies in chase of 136 runs

Shai Hope played a crucial unbeaten knock of 48 as West Indies overcame another scare from Rashid Khan to win the second One-Day International in St Lucia by four wickets while chasing 136 runs.
12 June 2017

Rashid Khan's seven wicket haul sinks West Indies

Rashid Khan registered his career best figures of 18 for seven as Afghanistan claimed a 1-0 lead in the three-match series following their 63-run victory in the first One-Day International against West Indies in St Lucia.
10 June 2017

Samuels' career best score makes it 3-0 for West Indies

Marlon Samuels recorded his highest individual score of unbeaten 89 as West Indies chased down 147 against Afghanistan in 19.2 overs with seven wickets in hand in the third Twenty20 International at Warner Park to claim a 3-0 series victory.
6 June 2017

West Indies call-up Roston Chase for Afghanistan ODI series

West Indies selectors have called-up all-rounder Roston Chase for the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan.
5 June 2017

West Indies wrap up series 2-0 with all-round performance in second T20I

A clinical all-round display from West Indies saw them defeat Afghanistan by 29 runs by DLS method in the second Twenty20 International at Warner Park to claim the series 2-0.
5 June 2017

Bowlers set up convincing six wicket win for West Indies

Sunil Narine registered figures of 11 for three as a collective effort from West Indies bowlers saw them dismiss Afghanistan for 110 following which the home side completed the chase in 16.3 overs with six wickets in hand in the first Twenty20 International to claim a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
3 June 2017

West Indies rest Jason Holder for T20I series against Afghanistan

West Indies have decided to rest all-rounder Jason Holder for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International series against Afghanistan that begins next month.
20 May 2017

Mohammad Shahzad faces anti-doping code violation charges

Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad faces provisional suspension by the International Cricket Council after he was tested positive for a banned substance.
14 April 2017

Afghanistan to take on MCC in July

Marylebone Cricket Club and Afghanistan are set to lock horns with each other in a 50-over game to be held at Lord's on 11th July.
7 April 2017

ICC warns Afghanistan pair over misconduct

International Cricket Council has warned Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi and fast bowler Dawlat Zadran following their misconduct in the recently concluded Intercontinental Cup clash against Ireland in Greater Noida.
3 April 2017

Afghanistan to tour West Indies in June for three ODIs and T20Is

West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed that Afghanistan will tour Caribbean in June to play three One-Day Internationals and as many Twenty20 Internationals.
29 March 2017

Rashid, Rahmat power Afghanistan to 3-2 series victory

After Rashid Khan's four-wicket haul restricted Ireland to 229, Rahmat Shah scored a blistering century to help Afghanistan complete the chase in 48.4 overs with seven wickets in hand to seal the series 3-2.
24 March 2017

Kevin O'Brien stars as Ireland level series with tense chase

Kevin O'Brien made a grand comeback as he slammed an unbeaten 72 and also picked four wickets as Ireland went on to defeat Afghanistan by three wickets in the fourth One-Day International in Greater Noida to level the series 2-2.
22 March 2017

Boyd Rankin to continue remain on sidelines

Ireland fast bowler Boyd Rankin will miss the remainder of the One-Day International series against Afghanistan in India after failing to recover from a back injury.
20 March 2017

Stirling, Balbirnie keep Ireland alive in series

Paul Striling and Andy Balbirnie scored 99 and an unbeaten 85 respectively as Ireland chased down 265 against Afghanistan to seal a six-wicket win in the third One-Day International in Greater Noida to remain alive in the series.
19 March 2017

Stirling's all-round brilliance were not enough as Afghanistan claim 2-0 lead

Asghar Stanikzai led from the front with a century as Afghanistan managed to defend a total of 339 by 34 runs overcoming a blistering 95 and a six-wicket haul from Paul Stirling in the second One-Day International against Ireland in Greater Noida to secure a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
17 March 2017

Porterfield century goes in vain as Afghanistan start ODI series with 30-run win

Four wicket hauls from Dawlat Zadran and Rashid Khan proved crucial as Afghanistan defend 293 runs against Ireland successfully and sealed a 30-run win in the first One-Day International in Greater Noida.
15 March 2017

Afghanistan stretch winning streak to 11 after Ireland whitewash

Mohammad Nabi and Mohammad Shahzad scored 89 and 72 runs respectively as Afghanistan defended a total of 234 runs successfully and secured a 28-run victory against Ireland in the third Twenty20 International in Greater Noida to wrap up the series 3-0.
12 March 2017