Wednesday 15, May 14, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The Afghanistan Under-19 Cricket Team defeated United Arab Emirates during the final match of Asia Elite Cup in Malaysia and qualified for Under-19 World Cup.
Around ten nations had participated in Under-19 championship which started earlier this month in Malaysia and the championship ended with the victory of Afghanistan. United Arab Emirates (UAE) elected to bat first after winning the toss and scored 59 runs by losing all their batsmen in 27 Overs.
Afghanistan bowlers Zia-ur-Rahman took 4 wickets, Hashmatullah Shahidi took 3 wickets, while Zahir Shahzad and Syed Sherzad took one wickets each. On the batting side, Afghanistan batsmen managed to chase the score in 11 Overs without losing any wickets, after Hashmatullah Shahidi and Mangal made an unbeaten partnership. Afghanistan’s Hashmatullah Shahidi was announced as the man of the match after scoring an unbeaten 50 runs. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Chief Executive Officer Shahzada Masood, ACB Executive Director Dr. Noor Mohammad Murad and other ACB officials conveyed their congratulatory message to Afghanistan for the victory of Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team in the championship. ACB Executive Director Dr. Noor Mohammad said the Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team’s performance was outstanding and Afghanistan Cricket Board is expecting similar performance by the team during Under-19 World Cup.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The competitions of the premier league ended with success of Foroozi team.
According to the BNA, these competitions were launched with participation of 14 teams in National Olympic Committee sport ground, finally Foroozi and Urdo teams went to the final and the game between these two teams ended with penalties three to two to the benefit of Foroozi team and this took the first positions and the Urdo team took the second.
Abdul Basir Qayoumi football federation deputy of Kabul said, in the contest Hashmatullah Barekzai by scoring 17 goals obtained the title of Master of goal.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Three Afghan Snooker players to attend in Qatar Asian competitions
Aziz Azimi head of Snooker Federation of Olympic National Committee said BNA; the three snooker players are Saleh Mohammad, Raes Khan and Nader Khan.
According to the source, these competitions will be held with the participation of Asian countries athletes in Qatar.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Kabul (BNA) National team of Teenagers after beating the United Arabic Emirate found way for World 19 year old competitions today morning.
The cricket board General Manager Bashir Estanikzai said BNA, Elite Cup competitions or 50 over with participation of athletes of ten countries was held in Malaysia the national team of the country today morning in final round faced with team of United Arabic Emirate, in the beginning the Arabic team start the game in 27 round purposed 58 runs to the Afghanistan team and the Afghanistan team could get the target in and won the competition.
With this victory the Afghan cricket team will play in World Champion ship competitions that will be held in Emirate in 2014.
According to the source, the Afghan cricket team beat his all six rivals.