Tolo News: The Afghan National Cricket Team will play Ireland in their first match of a One-Day International (ODI) series in India on Wednesday. Click here to read more (external link). Hindustan Times: Virat Kohli was surpassed by Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad in the list of most T20I career run-scorers. Shahzad scored 72 against Ireland to reach 1779
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team has beaten Ireland in the first T20 match of the current series in India on Wednesday. Opener for Ireland’s team Stuart Thompson hit 56 while Gary Wilson (41 n.o.) and captain William Porterfield (39) added valuable runs as Ireland made 165-5 in Greater Noida. But it was not enough with
India Today: Afghanistan cricketers will feature in the Indian Premier League auction for the first time ever this year. As many as five players from Afghanistan, an associate nation, will go under the hammer in Bengaluru on February 20. The 29-year-old wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad is seen as a favourite. Click here to read more (external
Khaama Press: The Afghan opening batsman and wicket Mohammad Shahzad has broken the record of India’s Virat Kohli by scoring four 50s in one international tournament. Shahzad also made history by scoring two 50s in two different international matches on the same day and became the first ever player in the world to have the record.
ESPNCricinfo: Afghanistan stormed into the final of the Desert T20 Challenge after beating Oman by eight wickets, their fifth consecutive win over the team in T20 internationals. Afghanistan chased down a target of 150 with nine balls to spare and now await the winner of the Scotland v Ireland semi-final, before the final match later
Khaama Press: Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad has been named as the ICC Associated and Affiliate Cricket of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Afghanistan’s flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been named as the ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year after he finished as the leading ODI run-scorer with 699 runs in 16 one-day matches,”
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
Cricket Country: Afghanistan will be touring Scotland for two-match ODI series against Scotland starting from July 4 at Edinburgh. Both the matches will be held in the same venue. Afghanistan are coming stronger against Scotland after their recent win against Namibia with their skipper Mohammad Shahzad cruising his side to victory by an innings with his
Khaama Press: Afghan opener batsman Mohammad Shahzad has won the Nissan Play of the Tournament award for the ICC World Twenty20 2016, after receiving the highest votes during a competition against Bangladesh’s Soumya Sarkar. The two cricketers made it into the final of the three-week competition which concluded yesterday, with Shahzad receiving 53 per cent of all
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.