Ariana: England are on second place with 265 rating points. Pakistan round up the top three with 261 rating points. Afghanistan have dropped down two places, rounding out the top ten after losing six rating points (226). Click here to read more (external link).
CNN: “They were beating our parents, our family members, our teammates,” Fatima, who is spokesperson for the Afghanistan Women’s National Football team, told CNN Sport. “You didn’t know if you’ll be alive, or dead soon.” The scene being described is the fall of Kabul in 2021 and the frantic rush to exit Afghanistan before the
ESPN: Eight months after being forced to flee for their lives as the Taliban seized control of their homeland, the Afghanistan women’s national team marked another monumental step in their journey on Sunday, officially returning to competitive football. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Gujarat Titans’ stand-in skipper Rashid Khan was thrilled with his team’s performance on Sunday after they thrashed Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News Banned by the Taliban from cricket, the Afghanistan women’s team lives on virtually
Ariana: The International Cricket Council has officially recognized ACB chairman Mirwais Ashraf as a member of the board of directors in its quarterly meeting that was held in the UAE on Sunday. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Abbas Karami who was recently granted US citizenship after leaving Afghanistan in 2016, scooped his first gold as an American citizen in the men’s 50-meter butterfly S1-S7 in the Indianapolis 2022 Para Swimming World Series on Friday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Rashid Khan embarks on new innings, launches
Ariana: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will receive a report back from its working group into the issue of Afghanistan women’s cricket within the next two days. Women’s cricket in Afghanistan has faced an uncertain future after the Islamic Emirate took over the country in August last year. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Pakistan’s former captain and batting coach Younis Khan and right-arm fast bowler Umar Gul have been named as the batting and bowling consultants respectively of Afghanistan’s cricket team for the upcoming tour of the United Arab Emirates. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: On Sunday, AFP Sport highlighted the five players to watch in the two-month extravaganza. Among the five is Afghan cricketing hero, Rashid Khan, who continues to make his country proud. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Friday confirmed that the national men’s team will tour Ireland from August 9 to 17 and will play five T20Is against their hosts. Afghanistan’s tour was initially scheduled to include a Test match and three ODIs, but the tour was rescheduled to a later date with both sides looking to