Afghanistan

Afghanistan to face India in their inaugural Test

Afghanistan are all set to make their Test debut with their Asian neighbour India as confirmed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India Special Governing Body meeting on Monday.
12 December 2017
 

Stirling century helps Ireland to 2-1 series win over Afghanistan

After George Dockrell and Barry McCarthy shared seven wickets between them to restrict Afghanistan to 177, a blistering century from Paul Stirling help Ireland complete the chase in 38 overs with five wickets in hand in the final One-Day International in Sharjah to wrap up the series 2-1.
11 December 2017

Doping violation leads Mohammad Shahzad into 12-month ban

The International Cricket Council has confirmed a ban of 12 months for Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad after his sample tested positive for a banned substance Clenbuterol.
8 December 2017

McCarthy five-fer helps Ireland level series against Afghanistan

Barry McCarthy claimed a five-wicket haul as Ireland restricted Afghanistan to 220 runs and completed a 51 run victory in the second One-Day International in Sharjah to level the series 1-1.
8 December 2017

Mujeeb Zadran shines on debut as Afghanistan crush Ireland by 138 runs

Mujeeb Zadran and Rashid Khan shared seven wickets between them as Afghanistan bowled out Ireland for 100 runs and completed a massive 138 run victory in the first One-Day International in Sharjah to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
6 December 2017

Afghanistan appoint Dean Jones as interim coach

Afghanistan Cricket Board has confirmed former Australia batsman Dean Jones as the interim coach of the national side.
11 October 2017

Adelaide Strikers sign Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan ahead of upcoming season

Adelaide Strikers have confirmed the signing of Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan for the upcoming season of Big Bash League.
14 September 2017

Afghanistan put MCC into deep trouble before rain played spoilsport

Shapoor Zadran and Gulbadin Naib shared five between them as Afghanistan restricted Marylebone Cricket Club to 217 for six from the allotted 40 overs and knocked down 31 runs off the target from five overs before rain arrived and ended the List A game without a result at Lord's
12 July 2017

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