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Afghanistan all-rounder Mirwais Ashraf who picked up a side strain in the game against Sri Lanka on Sunday has been replaced by wicket-keeper batsman Shafiqullah Shafiq.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

Afghanistan Hold Nerve In High Scoring Nail Biter

Samiullah Shenwari and Aftab Alam starred with bat and ball as Afghanistan overcome a spirited chase by the United Arab Emirates in a high scoring game in Melbourne.
13 February 2015

Rohit's Daddy Hundred Gives India Comprehensive Win

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane played dazzling innings as India thumped Afghanistan by 153 runs in a clinical display of batting and bowling on a flat wicket in a World Cup warm-up match.
10 February 2015

Associate Teams - Chasing A Different Goal From The Rest

From Zimbabwe beating Australia in their first One-Day International match during the 1983 World Cup to Ireland beating England in the last version of the tournament, there has been no lack of unexpected and dramatic results in cricket’s show piece event.
8 February 2015

Afghanistan, Ireland Get Shot At 2019 World Cup Direct Qualification

In an exciting bit of news for the Afghanistan and Ireland cricket board ahead of the upcoming cricket World Cup, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a possibility for direct qualification for the two Affiliate Members for the 2019 cricket World Cup.
28 January 2015

Afghanistan Hope To Make An Impact In The World Cup

Afghanistan who will make their debut at the ICC World Cup this year, are preparing for the big tournament in Kabul. Andy Moles, the team coach said that it would be an incredible effort if their team could make it to the super eights.
28 January 2015

Afghanistan Bounce Back To Beat Ireland

Afghanistan bounced back from their crushing defeat at the hands of Scotland to beat Ireland by 71 runs in game five of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Dubai.
17 January 2015

Davey Stars As Scotland Rout Afghanistan

Josh Davey scored a half-century and then took six wickets as Scotland bowled out Afghanistan for 63 on their way to a crushing 150-run win in the fourth match of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Abu Dhabi.
14 January 2015

Balbirnie, Cusack Hold Their Nerve

Andrew Balbirnie and Alex Cusack put on an unbroken 52-run stand for the eighth wicket to guide Ireland to a three-wicket win over Afghanistan in the Associates tri-series in Dubai.
10 January 2015

Afghanistan Beat Scotland In Tri-Series Opener

Afghanistan won the opening game of the Associates One-Day International tri-series in Dubai as they handed Scotland an eight-wicket defeat.
8 January 2015

Afghanistan Bring Pick On Board As Bowling Coach

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has appointed former Canada head coach Andy Pick as its new national bowling coach.
4 January 2015


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