Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Afghanistan stay unbeaten in U-19 Premier League

Afghanistan stay unbeaten in U-19 Premier League

Sep 01, 2015 - 14:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Maintaining their winning spree, Afghanistaninfo-icon beat Saudi Arabia by eight wickets to register their fourth victory in a row in the Under-19 ACC Premier League underway in Malaysia.

The Saudi team opted to bat first after winning the toss and set Afghanistan 158 runs target for the loss of all wickets after playing 44 overs.

Afghanistan Cricket Board spokesman Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News Muslim Musa clinched four wickets, Zia Rahman three and Rashid sent two Saudi batsmen back to the pavilion.

Hotak said the Afghanistan under-19 side easily chased the target in the 17th over, with Hazratullah Zazi falling just two runs short of his century. Naveed Obaid also played well with the bat and contributed 37 runs.

It was Afghanistan’s fourth victory in the tournament. Earlier the Afghans outclassed Kuwait, Nepal and the UAE.

Afghanistan will play their last match against the hosts Malaysia on Thursday.

ACB chairman Nasimullah Danish, CEO Shafiqullah Stanikzai and other officials of the board congratulated the Afghan nation over their under-19 crew’s unbeaten run in the ACC Premier.

Danish said the unbeaten run showed there was no dearth of talent in Afghanistan and cricket had a bright future in the war-torn country.

Stanikzai hoped the under-19 side would once again emerge champions and bring joys home.


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update