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    Afghan U-19 cricketers off to Kuwait

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team on Friday left for Kuwait to participate in the U-19 premier Asia Cup beginning on Sunday, an official said.



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    Logar cricket training academy inaugurated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A rehabilitated cricket training academy has been opened in central Logar province, with cricket officials hoping the facility would help hunt talent for the national side.



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    Nabi, Shinwari in run for best player award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan's Mohammad Nabi and Samiullah Shinwari have been shortlisted for the best player award from the International Cricket Council’s Associates and Affiliates teams.



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    President praises upcoming cricketers

    KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has praised the national under-19 and under-16 cricket squads for their latest achievements and wished them more success in future.



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    First-ever futsal field opens in Sar-i-Pul

    SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): The first-ever futsal ground was inaugurated in the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province on Sunday.



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    4-day encounter ends in a tame draw

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A four-day match of the Ahmad Shah Abdali Cricket Tournament between Miss Ainak and Amu Clubs ended in a tame draw on Sunday, an official said.



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    Afghan U-19 clinch series against Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan U-19 side on Friday clinched their three-match series against Pakistan 2-1, an official said.

    Played in the neighbouring country, Pakistan won the toss in the 45-overs encounter and asked Afghanistan to bat.



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    $1 million stadium inaugurated in Paktia

    GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A sports stadium was inaugurated in the Samkani district of southeastern Paktia province, lying close to the Pakistan border, on Thursday.



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    Afghans retain ACC U-16 Elite Cup title

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Defending champions Afghanistan retained the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Under-16 Elite Cup title in Qatar on Tuesday, an official said.



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    Afghanistan thump Pakistan in rain-hit match

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under-19 squad on Tuesday thrashed Pakistan in their opener one-day cricket match by 10 wickets, an official said.