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    Afghans defeat Scots to boost U-19 WC hopes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Scotland by three wickets in a warm-up game in the UAE, the stage for the ICC Under-19 World Cup beginning on Friday, as excitement for the mega event has reached its peak.



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    Malik hopes to prove his mettle in U-19 Cup

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s upcoming bowler Farid Ahmad Malik is confident of proving his mettle in the U-19 Cricket World Cup and bringing home laurels.



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    ACB, municipality at odds over stadium

    JALALABAD (PAN): The cricket board on Wednesday accused the municipality of eastern Nangarhar province of creating hurdles to the construction of an international-standard stadium in Jalalabad.



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    Afghan U-19 trounce Punjab University

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under-19 cricketers have trounced the Punjab University in a friendly match in Lahore as part of preparations for the ICC U-19 World Cup, an official said on Wednesday.



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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.