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    BD trounce Afghanistan in World T20 opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hosts Bangladesh (BD) made short work of Afghanistan in the opener of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) tournament in Mirpur on Sunday.



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    Afghanistan remains highest-ranked in FIFA spots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan, riding on their recent rise in football profile, remained the highest-ranked team among South Asian countries by jumping 11 spots to 127th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.



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    Afghanistan beat Holland in rain-hit warm up

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan beat Holland by 35 runs in their warm-up game in the lead-up to the World Twenty20 tournament beginning in Bangladesh in four days, an official said on Wednesday.



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    ACB signs Anderson for new cricket academy in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Papua New Guinea National coach Peter Anderson has been appointed as the coach of the newly established National Cricket Academy in Kabul, the cricket board announced on Wednesday.



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    Sri Lanka to help boost Afghan cricket

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Cricket was also on the agenda when President Hamid Karzai visited Sri Lank last week at the head of a high level-delegation.



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    ACB hails entry into main ICC rankings table

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The cricket board on Monday hailed Afghanistan entry into the main Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings table for the first time ever, calling it a big achievement.



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    Afghanistan clinch historic win over Bangladesh

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Making history, Afghanistan on Saturday defeated Bangladesh by 32 runs in their Asia Cup match in Fathullah, marking their first victory against a world class cricketing nation.



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    Afghan ski players win match in Bamyan

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Afghan ski players won the skiing match in which locals and foreign players participated in the towering mountains of central Bamyan province and the contest was still underway among female players.



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    Asia Cup: Pakistan survive Afghanistan shock

    KABUL (Pajhwok): After being pushed hard, Pakistan completed a 72-run victory over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup match in Dhaka on Thursday.



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    Afghanistan thrash Sari Lanka, secure 7th slot

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan thrashed Sari Lanka by five wickets in their playoff game in the UAE, securing the 7th position of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup on Thursday.