Afghanistan

Mike Gatting backs Test status for Ireland

Former England captain Mike Gatting is supporting the elevation of Ireland to Test status along with a two-tier structure for the longer format of the game.
27 May 2016
 

Scotland to host Afghanistan for two ODIs in July

Cricket Scotland has announced that they will host Afghanistan for two One-Day Internationals to be played on 4th and 6th July at The Grange in Edinburgh.
25 April 2016

Inzamam-ul-Haq released by Afghanistan Cricket Board

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has released the national team's head coach Inzamam-ul-Haq, who is now expected to take over as the chief selector of Pakistan.
18 April 2016

Inzamam-ul-Haq in the race for Pakistan's chief selector post

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq is currently in the running to become the chief selector after the Afghanistan Cricket Board received a request for his release from the Pakistan Cricket Board.
16 April 2016

Afghanistan to tour Ireland for a five-match ODI series

Cricket Ireland has announced a five-match One-Day International series at home against Afghanistan to be played between 10th and 19th July in Belfast.
14 April 2016

Afghanistan tour of Pakistan cancelled due to security concerns

The proposed Afghanistan's tour of Pakistan in April has been cancelled due to security concerns which have arisen after the terrorist attacks in Lahore.
31 March 2016

Faf du Plessis terms World T20 campaign as nightmare

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis has termed his side's campaign in the ICC World T20 as a nightmare after failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
29 March 2016

Darren Sammy wants West Indies to move on from Afghanistan defeat

West Indies Twenty20 International captain, Darren Sammy wants his team to forget the defeat against Afghanistan in the ICC World T20 and focus on the upcoming semi-final.
28 March 2016

Afghanistan stun West Indies to end campaign on a high

An unbeaten 48-run knock from Najibullah Zadran pushed Afghanistan to 123 for seven following which they stunned West Indies with a disciplined bowling performance and registered a six-run win in their final Super 10 Group 1 encounter in the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur to end their campaign on a high.
27 March 2016

Moeen Ali, Willey rescue England from embarrassing defeat

Moeen Ali shared a crucial 57-run unbeaten stand with David Willey to get England out of the woods following which their bowlers managed to defend the total of 142 runs to secure a crucial 15-run victory against Afghanistan in the 24th game of the ICC World Twenty20 in Delhi.
23 March 2016

England to decide about Dawson debut based on pitch conditions

England captain Eoin Morgan stated that the inclusion of Liam Dawson in the team for the ICC World Twenty20 clash against Afghanistan on Wednesday will depend on the condition of the pitch in Delhi.
22 March 2016

An intense, interesting ICC WT20 week ahead - Cricket World TV

As the group stages move closer to their conclusion, Chetan Narula previews what he predicts will be an intense and interesting week at the ICC World Twenty20 2016.
21 March 2016

Faf du Plessis wants better performance from South African bowlers

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis wants a better display from his bowlers after conceding over 400 runs overall in their first two matches of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20.
21 March 2016

I love playing Dale Steyn - Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad stated that he likes to face bowlers like Dale Steyn as their pace makes it easier for him to get his shots away.
21 March 2016

Valiant Afghanistan downed by Morris four-wicket haul

Chris Morris took four wickets as South Africa managed to prevail over a spirited Afghanistan team, who were bowled out for 172 runs in a chase of 210 runs, succumbing to a 37-run defeat in the Super 10 Group 1 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Mumbai.
20 March 2016

Dilshan fifty earns hard-fought victory for Sri Lanka

An unbeaten 56-ball knock of 83 runs from Tillakaratne Dilshan gave Sri Lanka a hard-fought victory against Afghanistan in a chase of 154 runs in the Group 1 Super 10 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Kolkata.
17 March 2016

ICC WT20 2016 group 1 preview - Cricket World TV

In his latest video news report from India, Chetan Narula takes a look through each of the five teams battling to get out of group 1 of the ICC World Twenty20 2016.
15 March 2016

Afghanistan advance to the Super 10 stage with comprehensive win over Zimbabwe

Afghanistan progressed into the Super 10 stage of the ICC World Twenty20 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 127 runs after setting a target of 187 runs, registering a 59-run victory in the ninth match of the first round in Group B of the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
12 March 2016

Matthew Hoggard picks India as ICC WT20 favourites

Former England fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has picked tournament hosts India as the favourites to win the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
12 March 2016

Zimbabwe, Afghanistan aim qualification in knock-out encounter - Ninth match preview

After winning both their group encounters, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be locking horns in a do-or-die encounter of Group B in the ICC World T20.
11 March 2016