CNN: “They were beating our parents, our family members, our teammates,” Fatima, who is spokesperson for the Afghanistan Women’s National Football team, told CNN Sport. “You didn’t know if you’ll be alive, or dead soon.” The scene being described is the fall of Kabul in 2021 and the frantic rush to exit Afghanistan before the
Ariana: Gujarat Titans’ stand-in skipper Rashid Khan was thrilled with his team’s performance on Sunday after they thrashed Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash. Click here to read more (external link). Other Cricket News Banned by the Taliban from cricket, the Afghanistan women’s team lives on virtually
Ariana: Abbas Karami who was recently granted US citizenship after leaving Afghanistan in 2016, scooped his first gold as an American citizen in the men’s 50-meter butterfly S1-S7 in the Indianapolis 2022 Para Swimming World Series on Friday. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Rashid Khan embarks on new innings, launches
Ariana: On Sunday, AFP Sport highlighted the five players to watch in the two-month extravaganza. Among the five is Afghan cricketing hero, Rashid Khan, who continues to make his country proud. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: One of Afghanistan’s star cricket players, Rashid Khan, was upbeat this week about the national team’s chances against Pakistan in Friday’s Super 12 match in the T20 World Cup in the UAE. Afghanistan will play Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. The match starts at 2.30pm Kabul time and will be broadcast live on Ariana
Ariana: Mohammad Nabi said he has been named Afghanistan skipper for the upcoming T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan unexpectedly stepped down as captain on Thursday. Rashid issued a statement on Twitter Thursday announcing his decision which he said was in protest against the selection of the national squad that was done without his input.
Indian Express: “Dear World Leaders! My country is in chaos,thousand of innocent people, including children & women, get martyred everyday, houses & properties being destructed.Thousand families displaced. Don’t leave us in chaos. Stop killing Afghans & destroying Afghaniatan. We want peace,” wrote Rashid. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: All-rounder Rashid Khan has been appointed the T20I Team Captain for Afghanistan. Meanwhile Najibullah Zadran has been appointed the National Team’s vice-captain for the format. Click here to read more (external link).
1TV: Afghanistan will host Pakistan for a series of three T20s and three ODIs to be held in the UAE in August and September, a Pakistani media outlet reported on Sunday. The cricket boards of the two countries are discussing the series, Geo News reported. Click here to read more (external link). More Sports News
Tolo News: Baz Mohammad Mubariz, a famous Afghan mixed martial arts fighter, on Friday defeated his rival from Ukraine, Zaka Fathollahzada. He defeated his rival in the second round by a knockout. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Rashid ‘Ready’ for Sunrisers Opening Match in IPL