You are here: Home // Featured

Hamid Hassan and Mohammad Nabi to play for MCC

Hamid Hassan and Mohammad Nabi to play for MCC
Afghanistan national cricket team players Hamid Hassan and Mohammad Nabi have been selected by MCC to play on behalf of MCC for the curtain raiser of the English county season against current champion Nottinghamshire on March 27 – March 31. They also play for the MCC in the Twenty20 side as they take on Nottinghamshire, Durham, Sussex and a select Fly Emirates side, in the Emirates Airline Twenty20... 

Afghanistan win Intercontinental Cup

Afghanistan 171 and 124 for 3 (Shahzad 56*) beat Scotland 212 and 82 (Ashraf 3-8, Shenwari 3-15, Hassan 3-39) by seven wickets Scorecard Another chapter was added to the amazing story of Afghanistan cricket as they won the Intercontinental Cup in Dubai. After two days of twists and turns Afghanistan surged ahead on the third day, winning comfortably by seven wickets over Scotland. Scotland began the... 

Afghanistan prepare to face Scotland in IC final

Afghanistan prepare to face Scotland in IC final
Afghanistan will later today look to cap off a remarkable year for the side as they begin their five-day Intercontinental Cup Final match against Scotland. The game will be played in Dubai, at the same venue where Afghanistan sealed their place in the World T20 at the start of the year. The Intercontinental Cup began in August 2009 against a Zimbabwe XI for Afghanistan and they have played in... 

Bangladesh defeat Afghanistan to win gold

Bangladesh defeat Afghanistan to win gold
Bangladesh narrowly defeated Afghanistan by 5 wickets with just 3 balls remaining to win gold in the Asian Games. A late burst from lower-order batsmen Sabbir Rahman of 33 runs off 18 balls took the game from an Afghan side who looked at one stage to be comfortably winning. After an impressive victory over Pakistan confidence was high in the Afghanistan camp but they were quickly under the cost... 

Afghanistan beat Pakistan to reach final

Afghanistan beat Pakistan to reach final
Afghanistan powered past neighbours Pakistan by 22 runs to take them to final where they will face Bangladesh. Today’s win has ensured Afghanistan will earn at least a sliver medal. Put in to bat by the Pakistanis, openers Mohammad Shahzad and Karim Sadiq began cautiously before four quick wickets reduced the Afghans to 55-4. However, a brilliant counter-attacking partnership of 56 runs between... 

Afghanistan crushes Hong Kong to cruise into Asian Games semis

Afghanistan crushes Hong Kong to cruise into Asian Games semis
Afghanistan cruised to the semi-finals of the Asian Games as they demolished Hong Kong with a eight-wicket win against them. In the one-sided match, Hong Kong won the toss and decided to bat first. But the Afghan opening bowling pair of Shahpur Zadran and Merwais Ashraf grabbed 2/9 and 3/8 respectively in their allotted four-over spells leaving Hong Kong spellbound. Jamie Atkinson and Nadeem Ahmed... 

Afghanistan to make Asian Games debut

Afghanistan will make their long-awaited debut in the Asian Games in China later today (24th November). They will play Group C winners Hong Kong for a place in the semi-finals. This match will also be Mohammad Nabi’s first match as captain of the national side as he replaces Nowroz Mangal. The former skipper will still play but he will be without the burden of leading the team. In a big blow... 

Noor Ali out of Asian Games and IC final

Opening batsman Noor Ali has been ruled out of Asian Games, starting tomorrow, and the Intercontinental final against Scotland which begins on 2nd December. ‘Tweeting’ on social networking site Twitter, Ali said he picked up a shoulder injury on the recent tour of Kenya which is preventing him from playing in Afghanistan’s upcoming games. Ali, who scored a fifty in Afghanistan’s... 
Copyright © 2009 Afghanistan Cricket. All rights reserved.