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Thursday March 23, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team will play with Ireland national cricket team in final match of 5-One Day International series tomorrow.
According to BNA report, the final match is important for the two mentioned teams, while they are equal in four previous ODI matches.
Afghanistan national cricket team already has defeated Ireland national cricket team in three 20-overs matches, BNA added.
It is mentionable that Afghan cricket players getting preparedness to won the last and final match of the series and obtain the cup of the tournament too.

Thursday March 23, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national football team in a friendly match to face with Singapore national football team today.
According to BNA report, the match to be held in a sport stadium in Doha city, capital of Qatar.
It is supposed that Afghanistan national football team for qualifying to Asia Cup competitions to play with Vietnam football team next week, BNA added.

Sunday March 19, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan basketball girl team leaves Kabul for Bishkek city capital of Kyrgyzstan today.
According to BNA report, Afghanistan basketball girl team to play friendly matches with Kyrgyzstan basketball girl teams.
A coach and head of the mentioned team accompanying the team in the trip.
 

Tuesday March 14, 2017

Kabul (BNA) AFGHANISTAN pulled off the unthinkable against Ireland in their third T20 at Greater Noida, scoring at breakneck speed to send T20 International records tumbling as they pulled home a series whitewash.
A blistering 89 at a strike rate of 296.66 from number six Mohammad Nabi helped Afghanistan plunder 104 runs from the final six overs — the highest total ever accumulated from the final 36 balls in T20I history. But the records didn’t stop there. Afghanistan, an Associate team that does not play Test cricket, finished with 233 runs, making it the highest score ever by an Associate side in T20Is and the eighth highest score of all sides throughout the format’s 13-year history. Afghanistan’s onslaught ended particularly badly for Ireland bowler Barry McCarthy. The 24-year-old seamer was tonked around the ground for 69 runs off his four overs — overtaking South Africa’s Kyle Abbott for the most expensive spell in T20I history. But possibly the most stunning figure of all was how they crushed Ireland’s lower order to close out the match. Ireland began their chase well with opener Paul Stirling hitting four sixes on his way to 34 from 15 balls to give his side a head start.
The men in green sat at 5/199 at the end of the 18th over, needing 35 runs to seal the victory, but then Afghanistan put on the gas. Ireland lost five wickets for six runs, squandering their winnable position and crumbling to 205 all out, handing Afghanistan the whitewash and one of the most dominant finishes seen in T20I history. Ireland had no answers to Afghanistan’s onslaught. “It was a fantastic game of cricket to have both teams score over 200, so credit to the ground staff and to how the teams played,” Ireland captain William Porterfield said after the match. “It’s been a deserved series win for Afghanistan but there hasn’t been that much between the teams really, just five balls either way in the games. “You cut down a few boundaries and you score a few more. You have to give it to them though as they’ve come hard at us and won the matches. “You know in these games it’s going to come down to the last over or so. I was pleased with the way we kept coming and kept fighting to the end.”
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