BBC: Ireland snatched a super over win against Afghanistan to avoid a Twenty20 series whitewash in India as Kevin O’Brien hit a six off the last ball. The Irish only posted 142-8 in their innings but seemed set for victory before two final-over wides off Josh Little helped the Afghans reach 142-7. Click here to
1TV: Afghanistan claimed an unassailable 2-0 lead over Ireland with a 21-run victory in their second match of their T20I series in India on Sunday. Afghanistan will look to complete a whitewash at Greater Noida on Tuesday. Click here to read more (external link).
BBC Sport: Ireland fell to an 11-run defeat on the DLS method in a rain-affected opening Twenty20 international against Afghanistan in Greater Noida, India. Ireland will need to win Sunday’s second game in Greater Noida to keep the series alive going into Tuesday’s final match. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Officials of the Buzkashi Federation said on Sunday that the opening games for the first Buzkashi league will be held on Thursday, March 5, in Kabul’s Chaman-e-Hozoori area, and riders from 14 provinces will participate. The aim of this competition is to select the best riders for the national Buzkashi team, according to
Tolo News: The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee lifted the playing ban Mohammad Shahzad, the ACB announced in a statement. Shahzad was suspended for breaching the code of conduct. The details of the breach were not made public by the ACB, and Shahzad called it a “conspiracy” against him. Click here to read more (external
Tolo News: Nazima Khirzad, an Afghan ski racer, has won a bronze medal in the 4th CAS Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup 2020 in Pakistan. The four-day competition was held in Pakistan’s Swat city, and ended on Tuesday with Khirzad winning the bronze medal in the slalom category. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced a 15-member squad for a three-match T20 series scheduled to be played in India in March. Asghar Afghan will lead the side in the series. Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Mujeebur Rahman are also included in the squad. The matches will be held on 6th, 8th and 10th of
Tolo News: Sajjad Husaini, 28, and Sayed Alishah Farhang, 29, will represent Afghanistan in the 2022 Olympic Winter Games to be held in China, Afghanistan’s National Olympic Committee announced on Sunday. The announcement follows the signing of an agreement of the National Olympic Committee and Ski Federation to sponsor training for both athletes, and for
Tolo News: Two members of Afghanistan’s national boxing team have are attending special training sessions in hopes of qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The event will be held in China next month and representatives from 50 Asian nations will attend. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Afghan U19 Cricket Team
Tolo News: The Afghan national U19 cricket team defeated South Africa by seven wickets in the opening match of the U19 Cricket World Cup on Friday. Afghanistan’s Imran Mir and Ibrahim Zadran played a key role in the match against the rival South African squad. The ICC U-19 World Cup is underway at the Diamond Oval