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    Governance,Sports

    Upper house honours U-19 cricket players

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirga or upper house of parliament on Tuesday honoured Under-19 (U-19) cricketers and officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) with medals and letter of appreciations.



    Sports,Interviews

    Afghans to pose challenge to world’s best teams: Murad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Dr. Noor Mohammad Murad, Chief Executive Officer Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), has said the national side’s preparations for the World Cup are not confined to participation only, but to pose a challenge to the world’s best teams.



    Sports

    Cricket training academy opens in Sarobi

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) officials opened a cricket training academy in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province and laid the foundation stone of another academy in eastern Laghman province, an official said on Monday.



    Governance,Sports

    Senators too lash out at Maulana Fazl Rahman

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Praising Afghanistan-A cricket team for their Saturday’s victory, Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday joined lower house members in condemning Pakistani cleric Maulana Fazl Rahman.



    Social,Sports

    Victory against Pakistan celebrated nationwide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan-A cricket team’s victory over Pakistan-A team in a friendly tie a day earlier sparked nationwide celebrations as thousands of cricket lovers emerged on roads in various provinces.



    Governance,Sports

    Afghanistan-A stun Pakistan-A in friendly

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan-A beat Pakistan-A by 54 runs in the one-off limited overs match in the Pakistani capital Islamabad as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif watched the friendly.



    Sports

    UAE suffer huge defeat to Afghanistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan on Monday defeated the UAE by a huge margin of 306 runs in their Under-19 Asian Premier Cup match in Kuwait. It was Afghanistan’s second victory in a row.



    Sports

    Afghanistan humiliate Malaysia in opener

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team defeated Malaysia by 10 wickets in their opening match in the Under-19 Premier Asia Cup that got underway in Kuwait on Sunday, an official said.



    Sports

    Afghan U-19 cricketers off to Kuwait

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan’s under-19 cricket team on Friday left for Kuwait to participate in the U-19 premier Asia Cup beginning on Sunday, an official said.



    Sports

    Logar cricket training academy inaugurated

    KABUL (Pajhwok): A rehabilitated cricket training academy has been opened in central Logar province, with cricket officials hoping the facility would help hunt talent for the national side.