20 February 2018

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Wednesday December 27, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghan cricket player Rashid Khan moved to the 2nd position in T20 rankings bowlers that recently had announced by ICC (International Cricket Council).
Farid Hotak spokesperson of Afghanistan Cricket Board told BNA reporter, Rashid Khan, who has 718 points could to obtain 2nd position among 100 top bowlers.
Imad Wasim Pakistani bowler is the top of the rankings. 
Hamza Hotak and Mohammad Nabi two others Afghan cricket players are the 13th and 19th positions of the rankings.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Kabul (BNA) The Afghan national cricket team player Rashid Khan shined in the opening match of the Adele Strikers in Australia’s Big Bash League as he claimed two important middle order wicket to bag the man of the match prize besides helping the team to secure their maiden victory.
Playing in Adelaide of Australia, the Adelaide Strikers won the toss and elected to bat first, setting a target of 164 runs from 20 overs and by losing 6 wickets.
However, in return the Sydney Thunder could chase the given target and were all out after scoring 110 runs from 17.4 overs and losing all their wickets.
 

Sunday December 17, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan under-19 national cricket team today left the country for New Zealand to participate in U-19 Cricket Cup Competition.
Farid Hotak spokesman of Afghanistan Cricket Board told BNA reporter, Afghanistan cricket team after two weeks preparedness went to New Zealand for participating in U-19 Cricket Cup Competition.
U-19 Cricket Cup Competition will start from 13 January, 2018 and Afghanistan cricket team to play with Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Ireland cricket teams in the tournament, Hotak added.
It is mentionable that in the competition 16 cricket teams will be participated.
T/M.A.Ansari
 

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan are all set to make their Test debut with their Asian neighbor India as confirmed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India following the Special Governing Body meeting on Monday.
The game will be played in India next year with the exact details on the venue and dates expected to be announced in due course of time.
Earlier, Afghanistan were set to play Zimbabwe in a Test series in the United Arab Emirates but Zimbabwe Cricket turned down the offer as they wanted to focus on the Qualifiers leading into the World Cup.
"Afghans were scheduled to play their first Test in 2019 versus Australia but considering the historic relationship between India and Afghanistan, we decided to host their first Test," said BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman Atif Mashal thanked the BCCI counterparts for agreeing to the request made by the board to make their Test debut against India.
"Afghanistan will play its first Test against India. The exact date and venue of the match will be shared in a joint press conference in due course. I personally thank BCCI board for the decision"
Cricketworld
 

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