Wednesday January 18, 2018
Kabul (BNA) Afghan cycling athletes went to Jalalabad City the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province aiming to participate in a training camp.
Mohammad Sadiq Sadiqi head of biking federation in Afghanistan National Olympic Committee told BNA, the training camp launch for one month by National Olympic Committee and four girl cyclists and six boy cyclists to participate in the training camp.
The cyclists’ athletes getting preparedness to attend biking competitions to be launched in India and Pakistan in near future.
Tuesday January 17, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team during their second match also succeeded to beat United Arabic Emirate (UAE) national cricket team by 5 wickets in Desert Cup Tournament.
According to BNA report, UAE cricket team set a target of 147 runs with losing his all players in 20 overs for Afghanistan national cricket team after winning toss and elected to bat first.
Afghanistan national cricket team easily could complete the chosen target and find way to semi-final match of the tournament.
It is mentionable that Samiullah Shinwari scored 42 runs, Stanekzai scored 30 runs and Karim scored 22 runs in this match.
Afghanistan national cricket team in their first match also defeated Ireland cricket team and expected to face with Namibia cricket team on Thursday, 19 January, 2017.
Monday January 16, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan have trounced Ireland by five wickets in their opening match of the inaugural Desert T20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Batting first in Saturday’s encounter at Abu Dhabi, Ireland were restricted to a meager 125 for six after they got off to a good start. Paul Stirling was Ireland’s top scorer with 25. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Farid Hotak said Mohammad Nabi, Amir Hamza and Rashid Khan teased the opposition with their remarkable spin. Although Gary Wilson chipped in with 23, other Irish batsmen comprehensively failed to read the hard-to-understand line of the spinning trio, Hotak said. Najeeb Tarakai (31) and Mohammad Shahzad (29) gave Afghanistan an opening stand of 54 before Jacob Mulder claimed the wickets of Shahzad and Captain Asghar Stanikzai. At one point, Afghanistan slumped to 99 for 5 but Nabi stabilized his side with a confident 26 not out. He saw his team romp home, with eight balls and five wickets to spare. Afghanistan, favorites for the tournament, had impressive performances to boast of in 2016, beating the likes of the West Indies, Zimbabwe, Hong Kong and Scotland.
Saturday January 14, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team to face with Ireland national cricket team in desert cup tournament in United Arabic Emirate tonight.
According to BNA report, desert cup tournament has launched among eight cricket teams in two group.
In the first of the competition Afghanistan will be faced with Ireland at local time 7:00 pm tonight.
It is mentionable that Afghanistan national cricket team in group A to be played with Ireland, Namibia and AUE national cricket teams.