1TV: Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan has become the new No.1 ranked ODI bowler in the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council. At just 7,092 days of age, Rashid Khan is also the youngest player to top any of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings tables, smashing Pakistani player Saqlain Mushtaq’s record. Click here
Tolo News: Afghanistan cricketers thrashed Zimbabwe by 146 runs in the final match of their ODI series. Late hitting by Rashid Khan – the scourge of Zimbabwe with the ball so far during the tour, the 19-year-old leg-spinner contributed 43 off 29 with the bat – had got Afghanistan up to 241/9 off their 50 overs after
1TV: Rashid Khan claimed five wickets as he helped Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in the third One-Day International in Sharjah on Tuesday and lead the five-match series 2-1. Their next game will be on Friday. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Mohammad Nabi’s 40 off 27 balls made quick work of the 121-target set by Zimbabwe, helping Afghanistan’s National Cricket Team to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match T20I series in Sharjah on Monday night. The two teams will play one more T20 on Tuesday before taking on each other in five One-Day Internationals (ODIs)
1TV: Afghanistan’s leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been named Associate Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council. Rashid claimed 60 wickets during the year in international matches – a record for an Associate player in a calendar. The total includes 43 in ODIS – another record for a player from outside the Full Member nations.
1TV: Afghanistan’s Baheer Shah has set world record by having highest batting average of all time in first-class cricket. The 18-year-old batsman has pushed Australian legend Don Bradman into second place with an average of 121.77. Bradman’s average reads 95.14. Baheer Shah has scored 1,096 runs in 7 first-class matches he has played. Click here to
1TV: Afghanistan defeated Bangladesh by 56 runs in their first warm-up match on Monday ahead of Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. Afghanistan will take on Namibia in their next warm-up match on Wednesday before they face Pakistan in their opening match of World Cup on Saturday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News
1TV: Afghanistan’s legspinner Rashid has finished 2017 as the second highest wicket taker of the year in the 50-over format. The young player has claimed 43 wickets in 16 matches he played during the years. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan football team played Vietnam on Tuesday in the hope of qualifying for the Asian Cup, but failed in their quest after the match ended in a 0-0 draw. Afghanistan had to beat Vietnam in Tuesday’s match, as well as win their upcoming match against Cambodia, in order to qualify. However the draw on
AFP: Rashid Khan is becoming the face of Afghan cricket. The teenaged leg-spinner made his IPL debut this year and continues to attract top Twenty20 leagues around the world. Such is Rashid Khan’s popularity that even a suicide blast at Kabul’s main cricket stadium couldn’t keep his fans away — and the teenager is now eyeing the