Tolo News: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Friday appointed Rashid Khan Arman as the National Cricket Team’s captain. By this decision, the Cricket Board has put an end to split captaincy. This comes after Asghar Afghan, the former captain of the team was removed from the post on April 19 after the cricket board opted for split
ICC: The Gulbadin Naib-led side came into the tournament carrying a lot of promise, but fizzled away after failing to come to grips with the seam-friendly surfaces of England. Afghanistan came into the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 with much promise, but ended up winless after nine matches. It was far from what was expected
AP: Criticism of FIFA President Gianni Infantino over the handling of sexual abuse investigations was “ill-informed and unjustified,” the governing body said Thursday after the coach of the Afghanistan women’s national team said she was “disgusted” with him. Coach Kelly Lindsey had demanded Infantino’s departure from FIFA for claiming the organization was not being rigorous enough
1TV: Afghanistan A cricket team left for Bangladesh on Monday to play seven matches against the hosts. The tour includes two four-day matches and five One-Day Internationals, which will be played between 5th and 29th July. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News Afghanistan’s captain Gulbadin Naib defended his disastrous decision to bring himself on
1TV: An Afghan business is offering $120,000 if national team beats Bangladesh in World Cup clash scheduled to be played today (Monday). Sayed Jalal Agha, a former parliamentary election candidate from Kandahar, said that he would give $200,000 to the team if it beats Pakistan in their next clash on Saturday. Afghanistan lost all their six
ESPNcricinfo: It must be difficult to come in as a leader at such a time but Gulbadin has ridden the ups and downs of Afghanistan cricket for almost as long as the others. He has probably faced the lows – or at least felt them and processed them – more than the others. Click here to
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s googly master Rashid Khan, who is playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, reacted to a sudden decision by Afghanistan’s Cricket Board (ACB) to remove the former captain Asghar Afghan and replace him with three captains including Rashid. Rashid called the decision “irresponsible and bias” and says he disagrees with it.
NBC News: KABUL, Afghanistan — Half of Kabul ground to a halt in celebration when the Afghan cricket team returned home this week after beating the West Indies at the World T20 tournament. Men on the streets danced the traditional attan, President Ashraf Ghani called the team to congratulate the players and a string of dignitaries met