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    Gutsy Nepal dash Afghanistan’s hopes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nepal shocked Afghanistan by 10 runs in their final Group-A match of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) tournament in Bangladesh on Thursday.



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    Afghanistan crush Hong Kong in World T20 match

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Mohammad Shahzad and Shafiqullah powered Afghanistan to a seven-wicket win over Hong Kong in their International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) match on Tuesday.



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    Afghan-Kyrgyz soccer friendly on April 3

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan football team on Sunday started practice for an upcoming friendly match against Kyrgyzstan, a federation official said on Sunday.



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    BD trounce Afghanistan in World T20 opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Hosts Bangladesh (BD) made short work of Afghanistan in the opener of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 (T20) tournament in Mirpur on Sunday.



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    Afghanistan remains highest-ranked in FIFA spots

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan, riding on their recent rise in football profile, remained the highest-ranked team among South Asian countries by jumping 11 spots to 127th in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.



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    Afghanistan beat Holland in rain-hit warm up

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan beat Holland by 35 runs in their warm-up game in the lead-up to the World Twenty20 tournament beginning in Bangladesh in four days, an official said on Wednesday.



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    ACB signs Anderson for new cricket academy in Kabul

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Papua New Guinea National coach Peter Anderson has been appointed as the coach of the newly established National Cricket Academy in Kabul, the cricket board announced on Wednesday.



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    Sri Lanka to help boost Afghan cricket

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Cricket was also on the agenda when President Hamid Karzai visited Sri Lank last week at the head of a high level-delegation.



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    ACB hails entry into main ICC rankings table

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The cricket board on Monday hailed Afghanistan entry into the main Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings table for the first time ever, calling it a big achievement.



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    Afghanistan clinch historic win over Bangladesh

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Making history, Afghanistan on Saturday defeated Bangladesh by 32 runs in their Asia Cup match in Fathullah, marking their first victory against a world class cricketing nation.