Afghanistan

Afghanistan cruise to comfortable win riding on fifties from Shahzad, Stanikzai

On the back of a flamboyant 39-ball 61 from Mohammad Shahzad and an unbeaten fifty from Asghar Stanikzai, Afghanistan posted a target of 171 runs and went on to defeat Scotland by 14 runs in in the second match of the first round in Group B in the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
8 March 2016

Hot Spot - Who will make it through to the ICC WT20 2016 Super 10s?

Join John Pennington and Chetan Narula as they preview the first stage of the ICC World T20 2016, where eight teams battle to qualify for the Super 10s.
7 March 2016

World T20 - India favourites despite being in group of death

Three of the five World Cups have been won by sub-continental teams. There is a good chance the sixth edition of the tournament that goes underway from 8th March will also be won by a sub-continental team, hosts India.
7 March 2016

UAE qualify for main round after third consecutive win

Led by a fifty from Muhammad Kaleem, the United Arab Emirates set a target of 173 runs and went on to restrict Oman to 101 for eight to secure a massive 71-run win in the sixth match of the Asia Cup qualifying group, thereby making it to the main round.
22 February 2016

Afghanistan stay alive with win over Hong Kong

An unbeaten fifty from Najibullah Zadran and a four-wicket haul by Mohammad Nabi helped Afghanistan beat Hong Kong by 66-runs in the fifth match of the Asia Cup qualifying group, keeping their qualification chances alive.
22 February 2016

Afghanistan clinch thrilling three-wicket win over Oman

Noor Ali Zadran scored a 44-ball 63 as Afghanistan chased down 166 against Oman with three wickets in hand and three balls to spare in the third Qualifying group match of the Asia Cup in Fatullah.
20 February 2016

All-round show from Rohan Mustafa gives UAE victory over Afghanistan

An all-round display from Rohan Mustafa gave the United Arab Emirates a 16-run victory over Afghanistan in the first game of the Asia Cup qualifiers in Fatullah.
19 February 2016

Afghanistan announce squads for Asia Cup and World T20

The Afghanistan selectors have announced 15-man squads for the upcoming Asia Cup and the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 which will be played in Bangladesh and India respectively.
10 February 2016

India storm into finals with massive win over Sri Lanka

Riding on fifties from Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan India posted a target of 268 runs for Sri Lanka and went on to bowl them out for just 170 runs to secure their place in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a 97-run win in the semi-final in Mirpur.
9 February 2016

Afghanistan, Zimbabwe advance in ninth place play-off quarter-finals

Riding on Karim Janat's knock of 156 runs, Afghanistan comprehensively routed Fiji by 226 runs while Zimbabwe completed an easy six-wicket victory over Canada to advance in the ninth place play-off quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
5 February 2016

India continue winning march while New Zealand, Afghanistan register first wins

India secured the top position in Group D of the ICC Under-19 World Cup after demolishing Nepal on the back of a strong batting performance while New Zealand and Afghanistan won their respective encounters to register their first win in the tournament.
1 February 2016

Easy win for Pakistan while Sri Lanka prevail in a low-scoring encounter

Sri Lanka managed to defeat Afghanistan in a low scoring encounter to top the group while Pakistan completed an easy seven-wicket victory as both the teams from Group B qualified for the quarterfinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
30 January 2016

Comfortable victories for Pakistan, Sri Lanka in Group B

Powered by a strong bowling performance from Hasan Mohsin and Shadab Khan, Pakistan registered a comfortable six-wicket victory over Afghanistan while an all-round performance from Sri Lanka sunk Canada by 196 runs in the Group B encounters of the ICC U-19 World Cup.
28 January 2016

India to play Bangladesh in Asia Cup opening fixture

The 2016 Asia Cup will get underway with the first game on 24th February which will be played between India and Bangladesh in Mirpur.
28 January 2016

Shahzad's 52-ball century seals series victory for Afghanistan

In a completely annihilating performance, Afghanistan riding on a superlative unbeaten knock of 118 from Mohammad Shahzad crushed Zimbabwe to a 81-run defeat and completed a 2-0 series victory.
10 January 2016

Afghanistan clinch last-over thriller against Zimbabwe

Despite a 15-run final over from Dawlat Zadran, Afghanistan overcame a late resurgence from Zimbabwe to win the first Twenty20 International in Sharjah by five runs.
8 January 2016

Naib steers Afghanistan to series victory with a thrilling two-wicket win

Gulbadin Naib scored an unbeaten 82 to help Afghanistan chase down 249 in the fifth and final One-Day International against Zimbabwe in Sharjah to win the series 3-2.
6 January 2016

All-round performance from Chibhabha helps Zimbabwe level series

Chamu Chibhabha scored a useful half-century and backed it up with a four-wicket haul as Zimbabwe defeated Afghanistan by 65 runs in the fourth One-Day International in Sharjah and levelled the series 2-2.
4 January 2016

Masakadza, Jongwe assault stuns Afghanistan

Hamilton Masakadza scored a vital 83 while Luke Jongwe registered a splendid five-wicket haul as Zimbabwe dismissed Afghanistan for just 58 while defending 175 in the third One-Day International in Sharjah.
2 January 2016

Mohammad Shahzad century powers Afghanistan to four-wicket win

Riding on the back of a sensational unbeaten century from Mohammad Shahzad, Afghanistan chased down 254 with four wickets in hand in the second One-Day International against Zimbabwe in Sharjah.
29 December 2015