Ariana: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by just 4 runs in the first T20I at Dambulla on Saturday. Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first, scoring 160 runs. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: Shakib Al Hasan’s reign at the top is over after Afghanistan veteran Mohammad Nabi claimed the No.1 spot on the latest ICC Men’s ODI All-Rounder Rankings. Shakib held the premier position in 50-over cricket for 1,739 days – from 7 May 2019 (when he took over from Rashid Khan) until 9 February 2024 –
AFP: Sri Lanka completed a sweep of the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan, confidently beating the tourists in the final game by seven wickets Wednesday at Pallekele. The teams now face a three-match T20 series, opening in Dambulla on February 17. Click here to read more (external link).
Ariana: The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Monday announced the appointment of Nicholas Trevor Lee as the new Strength & Conditioning Trainer for the national team. Lee is set to join the team on February 23, ahead of Afghanistan’s upcoming all-format home series against Ireland, ACB said in a statement. The 40-year-old Nicholas Lee was
Ariana: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 10 wickets with a day to spare in the one-off Test in Colombo on Monday with their opening batsmen chasing down an easy target of 56. Afghanistan were bowled out for 296 in their second innings, setting Sri Lanka the low goal, with Dimuth Karunaratne (32 not out) and
ESPNCricinfo: Qais Ahmad will fill in for Rashid Khan; Naveed Zadran also gets a call-up after impressive Test debut. Click here to read more Click here to read more (external link). More Cricket News Ibrahim, Noor Ali Register Afghanistan’s First Ever 100-Run Opening Stand In Tests Afghanistan fightback reduces Sri Lanka’s lead to 42
ESPNCricinfo: Afghanistan and Nepal had everything to play for in East London on Friday, and play they did, toe-to-toe, inch-for-inch, all the way to a thrilling finish amid gripping drama. Nepal won by one wicket in the end, and entered the Super Six stage of the men’s Under-19 World Cup at the expense of Afghanistan;
Ariana: Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by 181 runs in their first match of the Under-19 World Cup in South Africa on Saturday. Pakistan skipper Saad Baig won the toss and opted to bat first in East London. The Pakistan openers were patient against the new-ball pairing of Bashir Ahmad and Allah Mohammad Ghanzafar. Click here to
Khaama: Officials in Afghanistan’s Laghman Province, under Taliban administration, have reported that four people were killed during a dispute between two families at a volleyball game in the Alishing District. It should be noted that sports events in various provinces have previously led to conflicts and violence. Earlier, a teenager was killed during a football
Ariana: As Virat Kohli is expected to return to India’s T20I side, Afghanistan head coach Jonathan Trott isn’t too concerned about his presence. Kohli missed out on the three-match T20I series opener against Afghanistan in Mohali due to personal reasons, but he is expected to play in the second match scheduled for Sunday. Click here