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    Nabi 8th on ICC list of top 10 all rounders

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan captain Mohammad Nabi Issakhel is eighth all-rounder in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI All-rounders in the latest update.


    UNFPA sings MoU with cricket board

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Saturday to work together for the wellbeing of Afghan youth.


    Japan to equip AFF Stadium with lights

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Japan has promised to equip the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Stadium with lights to enable hosting nighttime matches and build a mini-pitch for junior teams, the federation said on Thursday.


    Sixes tournament from 26th: ACB

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Shpageeza (Sixes) Tournament -- Afghanistan’s largest annual cricket event -- would begin at the Kabul Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, the board announced on Thursday.


    42-km marathon marks I-Day in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A marathon involving a number of athletes was held in Kabul to mark Afghanistan’s 95th Independence Day on Tuesday, organisers said.


    Some Paktika schools to have playgrounds

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Playground for 16 schools in southeastern Paktika province would be constructed at a cost of $350,000 in the current year, an official said on Saturday.


    Call to build cricket stadium in Paktika

    SHARAN (Pajhwok): Local cricket officials and players on Friday urged the government to build a cricket stadium in southeastern Paktika province to promote the sport.


    Afghans 129th in FIFA World Rankings

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan stand 19th in Asia and 129th in the globe in the FIFA World Rankings for the month of August.


    India grants $1m for Kandahar cricket stadium

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Indian government has approved a grant of one million dollars for the construction of a new cricket stadium in southern Kandahar province, the cricket board said on Saturday.


    Philp all praise for Afghan cricket squad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Australian ambassador in Kabul Jon Philp said on Tuesday Afghanistan had witnessed significant progress in the field of cricket.