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Afghanistan name squad for Asia Cup qualifier, T20

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Feb 09, 2016 - 16:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): The cricket board on Tuesday announced a 19-man squad excluding Nawroz Mangal for the five-nation Asia Cup Twenty20 Qualifiers and the main event in Bangladesh. In the inaugural five-nation event between teams from Asia scheduled to...
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Afghanistan U-19s cruise to big win over New Zealand

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Feb 09, 2016 - 15:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan under-19 side cruised to a big win against New Zealand in the Under-19 World Cup and moved to the ninth place play-off final. Rashid Arman picked three wickets off 30 runs and the Kiwis were reduced to 35 for six by...
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Afghanistan U-19 beats Fiji by 226 runs

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Feb 05, 2016 - 20:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan under 19 cricket team on Friday defeated Fiji by a huge margin of 226 runs in a world cup group match played in Bangladesh, an official said. Farid Hotak, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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Afghanistan cricket team leaves for India

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Feb 01, 2016 - 17:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan national cricket team on Monday left for India ahead of participating in the five-nation Asia Cup Twenty20 Qualifiers scheduled to start in Bangladesh on Feb 19.
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U19 WC: Afghanistan beat Canada in last match

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Feb 01, 2016 - 14:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated Canada in their third and last match in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup underway in Bangladesh. Afghanistan Cricket Board spokesman Farid Hotak told Pajhwok Afghan News that Canada won the toss and chose to...
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Cricket fans blame U-19s poor play on kinship

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Jan 31, 2016 - 16:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): Cricket lovers blame consecutive defeats by the under-19 Afghan cricket team in the World Cup in Bangladesh on players chosen on the basis of nepotism and kinship by the cricket board. Afghanistan lost against Pakistan and Sari...
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Afghanistan-A score 5-wicket ODI win over Zimbabwe

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Jan 30, 2016 - 22:21
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan-A on Saturday inflicted a five-wicket defeat on Zimbabwe-A in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Greater Noida Sports Complex in India on Saturday. Asked to bat first, Zimbabwe rattled up 269 for the loss of...
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Afghanistan U-19s beat Ireland in warm-up ahead of WC

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Jan 23, 2016 - 17:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan under-19 cricket team defeated Ireland in a warm-up encounter ahead of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh. The Afghans won the toss and chose to bat in the 50 overs game and set the rivals 278 runs...
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We determined to qualify for quarterfinals again, says Janat

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Jan 18, 2016 - 20:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan skipper Ihsanullah Janat has said his side is determined to qualify for the quarter-finals again in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup to be played in Bangladesh from January 27 to February 14. Janat said perhaps they...
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Naib on song as Afghanistan edge past Zimbabwe in T20 thriller

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Jan 09, 2016 - 00:34
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Flush with their stunning success in the One-Day International (ODI) series, Afghanistan pipped Zimbabwe in the first T20 match at the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium on Friday. Skipper Asghar Stanikzai won the toss and...
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Fortune favours the brave: Afghanistan clinch ODI series

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Jan 06, 2016 - 23:31
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Gulbadin Naib’s gutsy pinch-hitting powered Afghanistan to a sensational win over Zimbabwe in the last One-Day International (ODI) at the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday night. With the two-wicket triumph in...
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Mohammadi stars in Afghanistan’s 2nd ODI triumph

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Dec 30, 2015 - 11:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): An unbeaten ton by Shahzad Mohammadi powered Afghanistan to an emphatic triumph over Zimbabwe in the second One Day International (ODI), an official said on Wednesday. The wicket-keeping batsman remained not out at a record-...
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Afghanistan name initial squad against Zimbabwe

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Dec 20, 2015 - 14:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan has named a 21-man preliminary squad ahead of five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20s against Zimbabwe at the home venue of Sharjah Cricket stadium beginning December 25 onwards. The final 14-member national...
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U-19s cricket: Afghanistan too good for Zimbabwe

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Dec 19, 2015 - 18:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan under-19 cricket team on Saturday defeated the Zimbabwe under-19 side by a huge margin of 159 runs in their fourth match in New Delhi, the Indian capital. The Zimbabweans won the toss and invited the Afghans to bat...
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Afghanistan win U-19 cricket series against Zimbabwe

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Dec 15, 2015 - 19:15
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan under-19 cricket team on Tuesday won a three-match one-dayer series against Zimbabwe by registering a second victory in a row in New Delhi, the Indian capital, an official said. Afghanistan Cricket Board spokesman...
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India to construct cricket stadium in Jalalabad

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Dec 05, 2015 - 21:32
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Indian consult general on Saturday promised his country would construct an international cricket stadium and three bridges in eastern Nangarhar province, a local official said. The governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani,...
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Hong Kong beat Afghanistan in UAE T20 clash

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Nov 28, 2015 - 20:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): Hong Kong defeated Afghanistan by four wickets after chasing down 163 in the last over of their Twenty20 encounter in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
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Afghanistan beat PNG after stunning comeback

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Nov 24, 2015 - 14:59
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghanistan defeated PNG by a huge margin of 201 runs after a stunning comeback in their four-day first-class fixture played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium as part of the ICC Intercontinental Cup. It was the first meeting between...
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ACB announces U-19 squad for tri-series

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Nov 08, 2015 - 13:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday announced under 19 cricket team squad for a triangular series which will be played against Bangladesh and India from November 20 – 30, 2015.
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Shpagheeza: Amu Crocodiles, Spin Ghar Lions victorious

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Nov 05, 2015 - 20:31
KABUL (Pajhwok): Amu Crocodiles and Spin Ghar Lions on Thursday won their matches in the Shpagheeza Twenty20 tournament underway in the Kabul International Cricket stadium. The Afghanistan’s biggest annual cricketing contest got off on Tuesday after...
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