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    Afghans stun Lahore National Academy

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under-19 cricketers won their second friendly game by a huge margin against the Pakistanis in the capital of Punjab province as part of preparations ahead of this month’s ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, an official said on Saturday.



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    Afghanistan shock Green Shirts in Lahore U-19 friendly

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Farid Ahmad Malak’s seven-wicket haul earned Afghanistan under-19 cricket team a stunning victory over Pakistan in a 45 overs friendly game in Lahore, Pakistan's cultural capital in Punjab province, on Friday.



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    Khost cricket stadium construction launched

    KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The construction of a cricket stadium with the capacity of 30,000 audiences inaugurated on Thursday in the southeastern Khost province, officials said.



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    Afghan cricket team off to Sri Lanka

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Led by its captain Mohammad Nabi, the national cricket team on Thursday left for Sari Lanka to attend a month-long training camp there ahead of the ICC Asia Cup and the World Twenty-20 Cup in Bangladesh.



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    Nabi, Hassan declared 'best players of the year'

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has awarded cricketers Mohammad Nabi Esakhail and Hameed Hassan with players of the year award, officials said Thursday.



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    20 probables named for Asia Cup, T20 Cup

    KABUL (PAN): The cricket board selectors on Wednesday announced 20 probables for the ICC Asia Cup and the World Twenty20 Cup both scheduled to be held in Bangladesh, an official said.



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    Afgan A cricket team thrash KPK team

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan-A cricket team beat Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) - A cricket team by 78 runs in an exciting 40 over match in Peshawar, the provincial capital of KP province, officials said Tuesday.



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    Indian, Lankan coaches to train Afghans

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The national cricket team is scheduled to leave for Sari Lanka later this month to attend a two-week training camp ahead of the ICC Twenty-20 World Cup in Bangladesh, officials said on Tuesday.



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    Afghanistan secures FIFA 2013 fair play award

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Federation International of Football Association (FIFA) has given the 2013 fair play award to Afghanistan amid greater jubilation during the Ballon D’OR ceremony held in Zurich on Monday.



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    Afghanistan U-19 team to train Lahore

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan team would visit the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Pakistan to attend a training camp ahead of ICC U-19 World Cup, the game’s regulatory body said on Friday.