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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Kabul (BNA) 43rd round of National Basketball competition started in Kabul.
Based on information of Afghan Physical Education Department, the tournament will continue for a week in gymnasium of Physical Education Department in Kabul.
In the tournament including the two teams from the center, nine other basketball teams from provinces will be attended.
At the end of the tournament, the top players will be selected to the Afghan National Basketball Team.
T. Yarzada

Monday October 29, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan Jiu-Jitsu athlete, Hussain Bakhsh Safari won gold medal in Al Ain International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018-2019 in United Arab Emirates.
Safari could to defeat his Russian and Jordanian rivals in the tournament.
Last year, Hussain Bakhsh Safari won gold for his country in Ju-Jitsu on the first day of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games held in Ashgabat City, Turkmenistan.

Friday October 26, 2018 Kabul (BNA) In the final match of Afghan Premier League, Toofan Harirod football team succeeded to beat Shaheen Asmayee and become the champion of the tournament last night. The match was played in Kabul on Thursday evening in which Toofan Harirod managed to defeat their rivals Shaheen Asmayee with a difference 1-0. Hundreds of supporters from different parts of the country were present in the stadium to support their teams and added to the excitement of the game. However, the Shaheen Asmayee could not score any goal during the extra time and subsequently the game ended in Toofan Harirod’s favour who were crowned the Premier League champions. Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Chief Executive, high ranking government officials, football federation officials, cricket board officials, Ajmal Rahmani head of Rahmani Foundation and other officials were present in the match. M.A.Ansari
Friday October 26, 2018 Kabul (BNA) A few days ago, Afghanistan cricket team’s head coach Phil Simmons said that he would like to see one batsman from the country making headlines in the Indian Premier League (IPL). It is true that a number of bowlers from Afghanistan have already made a name for themselves in the tournament but not a batsman. Simmons’ hope could see a fulfilment soon as a 20-year-old batting sensation has surfaced on the country’s cricket horizons. Hazratullah Zazai, who has played two ODIs and three T20Is for Afghanistan after making his international debut in December 2016, recently aped dashing Indian left-hander Yuvraj Singh by hitting six sixes in an over in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League which got over last week. Zazai scored a 12-ball 50 in the process as he was batting for Kabul Zawanan against the Balkh Legends. The bowler at the receiving end was Abdulla Mazari. This innings helped him become only the third player after Yuvraj and Chris Gayle to hit a half-century in 12 balls. Zazai to play under compatriot Rashid Khan Cricket fans are in for more entertainment as Zazai was picked by the Maratha Arabians for the T10 League which is starting November 23 in Sharjah. The Arabians, who lost in the semi-finals of the inaugural T10 League last year to the eventual champions Kerala Kings, will be led by Zazai’s compatriot Rashid Khan, who is the side’s icon player. It also features another young Afghanistan bowler Najibullah Zadran. The Maratha Arabians confirmed Zazai’s joining their ranks for the upcoming tournament in a tweet on October 25. Zazai’s presence will definitely boost the Arabians who had their captain in former dashing Indian opener Virender Sehwag, though he could not do much as a batsman and captained the side for only two games. Paktia-born Zazai has two fifties in three T20Is that he has played so far at an average of 58 and strike-rate of over 156. His heroics against the Legends could not win the game for his side though but Zazai will be looking to set things right in the next tournament. Crictracker Ansari