Tolo News: The International Olympic Committee elected nine new members on Tuesday – one of which is an Afghan woman, Samira Asghari. Asghari, 24, has been a member of the Athletes’ Entourage Commission since 2014 and is the first Afghan to ever be elected to the IOC. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports
Tolo News: Shafiq Stanikzai, CEO of Afghanistan’s Cricket Board (ACB), has predicted the rise of their national squad in all formats of the sport in the near future, according to a Gulf News report. “We have marked our presence in all formats of the game. We are a force in T20 cricket and in the ODIs already. Now, we need
Samaa: The Paktia Panthers defeated the Nangarhar Leopards and the Balkh Legends defeated the Kandahar Knights in their Afghanistan Premier League 2018 fixtures on Sunday. Paktia defeated Nangarhar by 21 runs. Balkh triumphed over Kandahar by 13 runs in the second match of the day. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Nangarhar Leopards and Balkh Legends emerged victorious while Kandahar Knights and Kabul Zwanan suffered defeats as the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League saw its second and third matches held in Sharjah on Saturday. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The first ever Afghanistan Cricket Premier League match was held in Sharjah on Friday night. The tournament will run over three weeks. In the opening match, Kabul Zwanan beat Paktia Panthers by three wickets. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Pakistani players denied permission to take part in APL Sri
1TV: India defeated Afghanistan by 51 runs in the last match of group stage of Under-19 Asia Cup in Bangladesh on Tuesday. Afghanistan, the defending champions, previously defeated UAE and Nepal to seal their spot in the semi-finals of the tournament. They will face Sri Lanka in the second semi-final on Friday. India will face Bangladesh in
1TV: Afghanistan advanced to the semi-finals of Under-19 Asia Cup after beating Nepal by three wickets in Bangladesh on Monday. Earlier in their opening game, Afghanistan claimed five-wicket victory against UAE who were bundled out on 140. Afghanistan have one match left in the group stage, which will be against India on Tuesday. Click here to read more
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s googly master Rashid Khan after his excellent performance at the Asia Cup 2018 has become No.1-ranked all-rounder in one-day internationals, according to ICC. For his efforts in Dubai and Sharjah, Rashid has gained six slots and earned 67 points, which put him on top of the MRF Tyres ICC ODI All-Rounder Rankings, toppling Bangladesh’s
1TV: Defending champions Afghanistan defeated UAE by five wickets in their first match of Under-19 Asia Cup in Bangladesh on Saturday. The tournament involves eight teams in two groups. Afghanistan are in Group A along with India, Nepal and UAE. Group B includes Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Afghanistan will face Nepal in their next
Hindustan Times: “It is really a proud moment for me and my team, because we have played super cricket in this Asia Cup, winning the first two games in the first round and then qualifying for the Super 4…” Click here to read more (external link). More Cricket News How Afghanistan have emerged as the new powerhouse