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    Afghans give tough time as Pakistan win T20

    KABUL (PAN): After a stiff resistance, Afghanistan lost their first-ever Twenty-20 international to Pakistan by six wickets at Sharjah on Sunday.



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    Afghan U-19s beat KP club in friendly opener

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team on Saturday won their opening one-day friendly match against a visiting Pakistani club in the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said.



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    Afghanistan face Pakistan in historic T20 on Sunday

    KABUL (PAN): As part of a preparation programme for the World Cup next year, Afghanistan will take on Pakistan in a historic Twenty20 international in the UAE on Sunday.



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    KP team in Nangarhar to warm up Afghan U-19s

    KABUL (PAN): Following a formal invitation by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), a cricket team from Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has arrived in eastern Nangarhar province to play friendly matches with Afghan under-19 squad, an official said Friday.



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    Afghanistan up to 129th in FIFA world rankings

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan rose four places to 129th in November’s International Football Federation (FIFA) world rankings, the highest position since the rankings were launched in 1993.



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    Footballers injured in Farah rocket strike

    FARAH CITY (PAN): Three football players were injured when a rocket hit a sports ground in the Pusht-i-road district of western Farah province, an official said on Tuesday.



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    Afghanistan earn 2014 T20 World Cup spot

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan thrashed Kenya by 34 runs in the International Cricket Council World Twenty20 Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to find their way to next year's mega event, an official said.



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    Afghanistan maul Nepal for 5th consecutive triumph

    KABUL (PAN): A breezy unbeaten knock of 43 runs by opener Mohammad Shahzad saw Afghanistan romping home in an utterly one-sided match against Nepal in the World Twenty20 Qualifiers in the UAE, an official said on Friday.



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    Afghanistan notch up 4th consecutive win

    KABUL (PAN): Afghanistan registered their fourth consecutive victory in the World Twenty20 Qualifiers by defeating Denmark by two wickets in the UAE, an official said on Thursday.



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    1,000 boys, girls take part in Balkh marathon

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Nearly 1,000 boys and girls took part on Thursday in a marathon aimed at maximising people’s participation in next year’s landmark elections in northern Balkh province.