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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"

Saturday December 9, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan national cricket team in an important match to play with Ireland national cricket team tomorrow.
According to BNA report, 50-overs ODI series match has started between Afghanistan and Ireland national cricket teams in Sharjah stadium, United Arabic Emirates, in two previous matches Afghanistan and Ireland by having a win tomorrow match leading a team toward victory.
The series match hosted by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) in Sharjah stadium, United Arabic Emirates.

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan on Saturday defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their final four-day match to win the ICC Intercontinental Cup at Abu Dhabi. The event that began two years ago among eight countries ended with Afghanistan emerging the champions. The UAE won the toss and elected to bowl first in the game match. Afghanistan played well and scored 510 runs in their first innings by losing nine wickets. Four Afghan batsmen — Ihsanullah Janat, Rahmatshah Zurmati and Captain AsgharStanikzia — struck centuries. In response, the Emiratis were bundled out for just 197 runs in their first innings. Rashid Khan and Zahir Khan shared three wickets each, pushing the UAE into follow-on. However, the UAE struggled hard and stretched the match to the fourth day, but Afghanistan bowlers restricted them to 331 in their second innings and set Afghanistan 19 runs target. Afghanistan’s openers chased the target in the 6th over, winning the cup. Rashid Khan was declared the man of the match.

Sunday November 19, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Afghanistan's under-19 cricket team made history on Sunday as they beat Pakistan to bag the Asia Youth Cup trophy in Malaysia.
Ikram Ali Khil scored a century as Afghanistan routed Pakistan by 185 runs to win the ACC Under-19 Youth Asia Cup final at the Kinrara Oval on Today.
Pakistan had won the toss and elected to field. They managed to restrict Afghanistan to 248 for 7 off 50 overs. However, the greenshirts were all out on just 63 off 22.1 overs, with Mujeeb taking 5-13.
Having lost to Afghanistan by seven wickets in the group stage, Pakistan never recovered from losing their first three wickets with just 23 runs on the board before being all out for 63 in 22.1 overs.



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