Afghanistan

Afghanistan to tour West Indies in June 2017

The Afghanistan Cricket Board has finalised a tour of the West Indies in June 2017 which makes it the first-ever full series played by Afghanistan against a full member nation apart from Zimbabwe.
26 July 2016
 

Ireland-Afghanistan bilateral series to be played in India next year

The Afghanistan Cricket Board and Cricket Ireland have confirmed a nine-match bilateral series which will be played in March 2017 in India.
25 July 2016

Mohammad Nabi receives official reprimand from ICC

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been handed an official reprimand from the International Cricket Council for breaching the code of conduct during the fourth One-Day International against Ireland in Belfast.
20 July 2016

Ed Joyce ton secures series levelling victory for Ireland

Ed Joyce scored a career-best unbeaten 160 as Ireland posted a target of 266 runs and went on to restrict Afghanistan to 253 for nine, thereby securing 12-run victory in the fifth and final One-Day International in Belfast which levelled the series 2-2.
19 July 2016

Rashid Khan's all-round performance steers Afghanistan to 2-1 lead

Rashid Khan starred with both the bat and ball as Afghanistan defeated Ireland by 79 runs in the fourth One-Day International in Belfast to secure an unassailable lead of 2-1 in the series.
17 July 2016

Ed Joyce, O'Brien power Ireland to six-wicket victory

Ed Joyce scored a brilliant unbeaten century as he along with Kevin O'Brien helped Ireland chase down 237 runs with six wickets in hand in the third One-Day International against Afghanistan in Belfast.
14 July 2016

Afghanistan looking to host bilateral ODIs in India

Afghanistan Cricket Board is hopeful that it will be able to schedule bilateral One-Day Internationals in India in a bid to arrange more fixtures against the full members.
13 July 2016

Bowlers deliver convincing win for Afghanistan

A disciplined effort from Afghanistan bowlers bowled Ireland out for 211 runs in 48.2 overs and successfully defended a total of 250, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series with a 39-run win in the first One-Day International in Belfast.
12 July 2016

Incessant rain ensures washout in Belfast

The first One-Day International between Ireland and Afghanistan in Belfast was abandoned without a single delivery being bowled as persistent rain had a final say in the proceedings.
10 July 2016

George Dockrell picked to replace Mark Adair for Afghanistan ODIs

Cricket Ireland has opted to replace the injured seam bowler Mark Adair with left-arm spinner George Dockrell for the upcoming five-match One-Day International series against Afghanistan.
8 July 2016

All-round Afghanistan seal series victory over Scotland

A fluent 84 from Mohammad Shahzad and a top notch bowling display helped Afghanistan beat Scotland by 78 runs (DLS method) in a chase of 211 runs in the rain-affected second One-Day International in Edinburgh, thereby sealing a 1-0 series win.
6 July 2016

Rahmat Shah shines for Afghanistan as rain forces abandonment

Rahmat Shah scored a fluent unbeaten century while Najibullah Zadran starred with a 53-ball 89 but incessant rain forced the abandonment of the first One-Day International between Scotland and Afghanistan in Edinburgh.
4 July 2016

John Bracewell stresses on importance of learning from mistakes

Ireland head coach John Bracewell said that it is very important for the team to learn from their mistakes even when the results of the games are not going their way.
1 July 2016

Scotland announce ODI squad for Afghanistan series

Scotland have announced a 13-man squad to take part in the two-match One-Day International series at home against Afghanistan in July.
27 June 2016

Lalchand Rajput unveiled as Afghanistan head coach

Former Indian batsman Lalchand Rajput has been appointed as the head coach of the Afghanistan national team, taking over from former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq.
25 June 2016

Mark Adair, Sean Terry receive Ireland call-ups for Afghanistan ODIs

Uncapped Ireland pacer Mark Adair and batsman Sean Terry have been called up to the 14-man squad which will take on Afghanistan in the upcoming five-match One-Day International series in Belfast.
24 June 2016

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