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    Cricket team arrives home to hero’s welcome

    KABUL (PAN): Afghan national cricket team on Saturday evening arrived to a warm reception in Kabul from Sharjah, where it beat Kenya to book a place in the 2015 World Cup last week, with thousands of cheering fans lining up on both sides of the airport road to welcome the heroes.



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    Rahmat stars as Afghans humiliate Kenya

    KABUL (PAN): Rahmat Shah’s magnificent century played a crucial role in Afghanistan’s emphatic victory against Kenya in a four-day International Cricket Council (ICC) Intercontinental Cup match in Dubai on Tuesday.



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    ICC to give ACB $1m preparation fee

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan will receive a $1 million preparation fee from the International Cricket Council (ICC) ahead of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the game’s global governing body announced on Sunday.



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    WC spot sparks nationwide celebrations

    KABUL (PAN): Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in celebration across the country on the national cricket team’s qualification for the 2015 World Cup, beating Kenya by seven wickets in their final ODI in Sharjah.



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    Karzai greets cricketers on emphatic win

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Friday congratulated the national cricket team on scoring an emphatic win over Kenya in the second one-day match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League in Sharjah.



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    Afghanistan earn World Cup spot

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan earned a well-deserved spot in the 2015 World Cup on Friday when they trounced Kenya by seven wickets in the second one-day match of the International Cricket Council (ICC)



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    Afghanistan move a step closer to WC spot

    KABUL (PAN): Moving a step ahead in their journey toward a 2015 ICC World Cup berth, Afghanistan on Wednesday outclassed Kenya by eight wickets in the first of the two one-day matches in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) in Sharjah, an official said.



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    Afghanistan crush Kenya in first T20 match

    KABUL (PAN): Seeking a spot in the 2015 World Cup, Afghanistan routed Kenya by 106 runs in their first T20 series encounter at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium in the United Arab Emirates on Monday night.



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    Footballers receive more cash awards in Balkh

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Businessmen and government officials in northern Balkh province on Tuesday awarded the football team with more than eight million afghanis in cash for winning the nation’s first international trophy in the sport.