Afghanistan

I love playing Dale Steyn - Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad stated that he likes to face bowlers like Dale Steyn as their pace makes it easier for him to get his shots away.
21 March 2016

Valiant Afghanistan downed by Morris four-wicket haul

Chris Morris took four wickets as South Africa managed to prevail over a spirited Afghanistan team, who were bowled out for 172 runs in a chase of 210 runs, succumbing to a 37-run defeat in the Super 10 Group 1 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Mumbai.
20 March 2016

Dilshan fifty earns hard-fought victory for Sri Lanka

An unbeaten 56-ball knock of 83 runs from Tillakaratne Dilshan gave Sri Lanka a hard-fought victory against Afghanistan in a chase of 154 runs in the Group 1 Super 10 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Kolkata.
17 March 2016

ICC WT20 2016 group 1 preview - Cricket World TV

In his latest video news report from India, Chetan Narula takes a look through each of the five teams battling to get out of group 1 of the ICC World Twenty20 2016.
15 March 2016

Afghanistan advance to the Super 10 stage with comprehensive win over Zimbabwe

Afghanistan progressed into the Super 10 stage of the ICC World Twenty20 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 127 runs after setting a target of 187 runs, registering a 59-run victory in the ninth match of the first round in Group B of the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur.
12 March 2016

Matthew Hoggard picks India as ICC WT20 favourites

Former England fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has picked tournament hosts India as the favourites to win the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
12 March 2016

Zimbabwe, Afghanistan aim qualification in knock-out encounter - Ninth match preview

After winning both their group encounters, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe will be locking horns in a do-or-die encounter of Group B in the ICC World T20.
11 March 2016

Mohammad Nabi spins Afghanistan to top of Group B

Mohammad Nabi's four-wicket haul restricted Hong Kong to 116 for six following which Afghanistan chased the target down in 18 overs to secure a six-wicket win in the sixth match of the first round in Group B in the ICC World Twenty20 in Nagpur and climbed to the top of Group B.
10 March 2016

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