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Wednesday March 14, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghan power lifting team returned to home by 6 bronze medals from Deha-e-Fajar international cup held in Iran yesterday.
According to BNA report, Dr. Hafizullah Wali Rahimi general head of physical education and sport by appreciating the achievements said, Fazul Karim Turkan and Mirwais Raziqi were participated from Afghanistan and by obtaining 3/3 bronze medals each of them returned to the country.
We are trying to get more achievements and victories in various fields of sports to Afghanistan, Rahimi added.

Monday, March 05, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan achieved a massive feat when he became the youngest top-ranked player as per ICC Rankings. Rashid joined Jasprit Bumrah as the top-ranked player in ODI rankings at the conclusion of the series against South Africa. By becoming the World No 1 ODI bowler – alongside top-ranked T20I bowler – Rashid became the youngest to the pinnacle of sport breaking the record held by Saqlain Mushtaq. At 7,683 days, Saqlain had topped the charts in 1998 with Rashid going better by nearly two years at 7,092 days. Now he has become the youngest captain in international cricket.
19-year-old Rashid stepped in as skipper for Afghanistan in the absence of Asghar Stanikzai who has been diagnosed with appendicitis.
“The doctors have advised that he will be able to return to cricket in approximately 10 days
. Current vice-captain Rashid Khan will lead the team in his absence,” Afghan Cricket Board had said in a press statement prior to the Qualifiers.
The Afghan leg-spinner has so far taken 86 wickets from 37 ODIs and 47 wickets from 29 T20Is.

Friday March 2, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Rashid Khan leg-spinner, is breaking one record after the other. The 19-year-old hailing from the lesser known cricketing country has bowled over everyone with his googles and impeccable line. Such has been his impact in the cricketing world that he now holds the ICC No. 1 rank for bowlers in both the ODIs and T20Is. After he was elevated to the number one spot in the ODI bowlers ranking on February 20, Rashid also became the youngest player ever to hold the top spot for any form of ICC men's ranking. He was only 19 years and 152 days when topped the ICC Player Rankings for men.
This time around the record is related to the age as well, as Rashid Khan has become the youngest captain in international cricket history. After appendicitis surgery ruled out the regular captain Asghar Stanikzai out of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier (CWCQ), the Afghan Cricket Board appointed Rashid Khan as the interim captain making him the youngest one in international cricket to hold the captaincy mantle. Rashid will be 19 years and 165 days old on March 4th when the CWCQ begins.

Monday February 26, 2018

Neely City (BNA) Challenge competitions have been held between girls’ athletes from Bamiyan and Daikundi provinces the other day in Neely city the provincial capital of Daikundi province.
Sayed Yasin Mosawi director of physical and sport directorate of Daikundi told BNA reporter, five girls’ athletes from Bamiyan and 25 girls’ athletes from Daikundi province were participated in the competitions, which finally Daikundi’s girls succeeded to became the winner of the tournament.

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