Afghanistan

Netherlands, Scotland advance to final of ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier

Netherlands and Scotland have advanced to the final of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier after winning their respective semi-finals while Afghanistan secured victory in the fifth place playoff.
25 July 2015
 

Afghanistan, Oman book ticket to India for World T20

Afghanistan and Oman managed to win their play-off games over Papua New Guinea and Namibia respectively in the 19th over to book a spot in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament to be held in India in 2016.
23 July 2015

Hong Kong, Netherlands manage to qualify for ICC World Twenty20 2016

Hong Kong and Netherlands managed to sneak past Afghanistan and Namibia respectively in the play-offs of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier to make it to the main tournament to be held in India.
21 July 2015

Scotland trounce Oman, Namibia hammer Papua New Guinea

A fine half-century from Kyle Coetzer followed by disciplined new-ball bowling from their pacers gave Scotland a convincing 23-run win over Oman in their ICC Twenty20 Qualifier in Edinburgh.
18 July 2015

Oman, PNG grab headlines after defeating Afghanistan and Ireland

Riding upon Mehran Khan's exemplary bowling display, Oman managed to stun Afghanistan by registering a 40-run win in their ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier match in Edinburgh.
15 July 2015

Ireland, Afghanistan continue winning streak to go top of table

John Mooney delivered another fine performance as Ireland successfully managed to defend 146 against the United States of America in game 11 of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast.
12 July 2015

Ireland, Kenya, Nepal and Afghanistan register big wins

Ireland, Kenya and Nepal recorded their first wins while Afghanistan secured their second victory as the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 moved into its second day.
10 July 2015

Scotland, Afghanistan start off with big wins

A brilliant three-wicket haul from the spinners, Michael Leask and Mark Watt followed by a breezy half-century from George Munsey helped Scotland demolish the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in the opening game of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2015 in Edinburgh.
9 July 2015

ICC Announces Dates For 2015 T20 World Cup Qualifier

The dates of the 2015 World Twenty20 Qualifier which will be hosted by Scotland and Ireland have been announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
14 May 2015

England Finish Their World Cup Campaign With A Win

Ian Bell stroked a fluent half-century as England defeated Afghanistan easily by nine wickets in a rain-curtailed game at the Sydney Cricket Ground to finish their disastrous World Cup campaign on a decent note.
13 March 2015

Unbeaten New Zealand Made To Work Hard By Afghanistan

Spectacular bowling from Daniel Vettori followed by a calm and composed half-century from Martin Guptill helped New Zealand chase down a modest Afghanistan target of 187, winning their World Cup game by six wickets at McLean Park.
8 March 2015

Is Size Zero World Cup Really The Way Ahead?

In many ways, the game needs Associate nations as much as they need the game. Yet, the ICC is behaving like a ring leader that only allows the lions and the elephants, the horses and the tigers writes Krish Sripada.
7 March 2015

Australia Register Record-Shattering Win Against Afghanistan

David Warner scored a smashing daddy hundred as Australia put up an intimidating batting performance to defeat Afghanistan by a mammoth 275 runs at WACA, Perth, the biggest margin of victory in World Cup matches.
4 March 2015

Shenwari Hails Win, Insists He Had Done His Job

After guiding Afghanistan to their maiden victory in the World Cup, batsman Samiullah Shenwari claimed that he had done his job by scoring a splendid 96.
26 February 2015

Shafiqullah Shafiq Replaces Injured Mirwais Ashraf For Afghanistan

Afghanistan all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf who picked up a side strain in the game against Sri Lanka on Sunday has been replaced by wicket-keeper batsman Shafiqullah Shafiq.
26 February 2015

Afghanistan Hold Their Nerve To Clinch A One-Wicket Win

Afghanistan's World Cup fairytale continued as they clinched a nail-biting one-wicket win in the last over against Scotland in Dunedin on the back of Samiullah Shenwari's spectacular batting.
26 February 2015

Sri Lanka Just Scrape Through Against Spirited Afghanistan

Mahela Jayawardene's temperament and Thisara Perera's hitting strength spared Sri Lanka's blushes as they just scraped past Afghanistan by four wickets in their World Cup Pool A game in Dunedin.
22 February 2015

Follow Through - Afghanistan Win Hearts, Bangladesh Win By 105 Runs

Not often do you see a team so admired before it has even played a single game in the One-Day International World Cup. At the Manuka Oval in Canberra, on Wednesday, almost everyone was egging them on as history was made.
18 February 2015

Bangladesh Overcome Initial Jitters To Beat Afghanistan

An all-round performance from Shakib Al Hasan and a blazing half-century from Mushfiqur Rahim helped Bangladesh overcome initial lethargy to beat Afghanistan by 105 runs in their opening encounter in Canberra.
18 February 2015

Hot Spot - World Cup Off To A Flyer - Cricket World TV

Following a long drive from Melbourne to Canberra, Chetan Narula catches up with John Pennington to review the start of the Cricket World Cup 2015.
17 February 2015

 
 
 
 

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