AFP: Several times a week Afghanistan’s female powerlifting team squeezes into a small carpeted room in Kabul where they strip off their body-covering abayas and pump iron. Lifting weights heavier than themselves, the women are also flexing their muscles in a deeply conservative and patriarchal country where sport has long been the domain of men. Click
1TV: Afghanistan Cricket Board on Sunday announced ODI and T20 squads for their series against Zimbabwe in Sharjah in February. The tour begins with two 20-over games on February 5 and 6 before moving into the 50-over matches scheduled to take place between February 9 and 19. The matches will also include Mohammad Shahzad after one
Khaama Press: The government of India is planning to make a movie regarding the two Afghan cricket stars, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan, currently playing in the world’s largest cricket league, the Indian Premier League, it has been reported. The movie is expected to be released in three formats, including a 10 minute format, a 5
Tolo News: This year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) has hundreds of thousands of Afghans glued to their TV screens, every time Sunrisers Hyderbad play – and it’s all because of the country’s two exports, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan, who play for the ‘Orange Army’. On the nights Sunrisers play, countless businesses across Kabul simply close
Tolo News: Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Arman are to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the new season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which begins in April. Nabi and Rashid were sold on Monday’s auction for 3 million Indian Rupees while Rashid Khan was sold for 40 million Indian Rupees. The IPL will begin on 3rd
Tolo News: Otto Pfister, 79, from Germany has been selected as the new coach for the national football team. The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) on Sunday introduced Pfister to the media and said he had signed a one year contract. The AFF also introduced other new technical staff members including Ali Askar Lali, as the new
Tolo News: Mohammad Nabi delivered the goods once again for Afghanistan as his four-wicket haul helped his side win the inaugural Desert T20 Challenge. His four for 10 helped Afghanistan blow Ireland away for just 71 runs in the final in Dubai, reported Cricbuzz. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Mohammad Nabi and Mohammad Shahzad to feature in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) edition 2017, a Twenty20 event which include International star players. More than 410 players were placed in the draft for this year’s PSL edition in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday night, a list that included Mohammad Nabi and Mohammad Shahzad. Click here
ESPNCricinfo: Afghanistan sounded a stern warning to Bangladesh in their warm-up match in Fatullah by beating BCB XI by 66 runs in a low-scoring match. Hashmatullah Shahidi’s 69 was supported by Mohammad Nabi, who took four wickets to help Afghanistan defend 233. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports Shaheen Asmayee Thumps Simorgh Alborz
Khaama Press: The two players have managed to secure the spots in the Twenty20 format as per the ICC Player Rankings released on Tuesday, 12th April. Mohammad Shahzad has secured 10th position in the batting table of T20 Top 10, while Mohammad Nabi has secured the 9th position in the Bowling table of T20 Top 10.