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Afghanistan win to go top of IC table

Afghanistan win to go top of IC table
Tweet Afghanistan464 (Mangal 168, Ashraf 80, Otieno 4-99) and 207 (Ahmadi 55, Ngoche 5-39, Otieno 4-44) beat Kenya160 (Waters 73, Hassan 5-70) and 344 (D Obuya 79, Ouma 68, Hassan 6-87) by 167 runs Scorecard It was a one-man show on the final day in Nairobi, as Hamid Hassan took all of the remaining four wickets in just 8.1 overs to give Afghanistan a 167-run win and take them to the top of the... 

Kenya hold up Afghanistan’s victory charge

Kenya hold up Afghanistan's victory charge
Tweet Kenya160 and 324 for 6 (D Obuya 79, Ouma 68, Tikolo 55, C Obuya 52) need 188 runs to beat Afghanistan464 and 207 (Ahmadi 55, Ngoche 5-39, Otieno 4-44) Scorecard Kenya fought back on the third day with bat and ball, but Afghanistan are still on the verge of a win that will take them to the top of the Intercontinental Cup. Resuming their second innings on 166-5 and a lead of 470, Afghanistan... 

Hassan gives Afghanistan big lead

Hassan gives Afghanistan big lead
Tweet Afghanistan464 and 166 for 5 (Ahmadi 55) lead Kenya160 (Waters 73, Hassan 5-70, Shenwari 3-9) by 470 runs Scorecard 19 wickets fell on the second day in Nairobi, but it was Afghanistan who were looking big favourites to win and take top spot on the Intercontinental Cup table. The star for Afghanistan was Hamid Hassan, as he tore into Kenya to bag another five-wicket haul. The day had started... 

Centurion Mangal puts Afghanistan on top

Centurion Mangal puts Afghanistan on top
Tweet   Afghanistan440 for 6 (Mangal 168*, Ashraf 62*, Odhiambo 3-68) v Kenya Scorecard Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal hit a sparkling unbeaten 168 to leave the visitors in a commanding position after day one of the Intercontinental Cup game against Kenya in Nairobi. Having won the toss and elected to bat, Afghanistan lost debutant Javed Ahmadi for 11, trapped lbw by medium-pacer Thomas Odoyo.... 

Afghanistan start four-day match against Kenya today

Tweet Afghanistan take on Kenya today (2 October) in the final group game of the 2009/10 Intercontinental Cup. Being played at the Nairobi Gymkhana, it will be Afghanistan’s first match since the departure of coach Kabir Khan. Afghanistan are already in the final but a win will see them leapfrog fellow finalists Scotland to the top spot in the table. Kenya are fifth in the standings, and can... 

AYCA win Ramadan Cup

Tweet Afghanistan Youth Cricket Association (AYCA) have won the Ramadan Cup, after annihilating Pakistani club side A.O. Blues in the final. AYCA won the toss and elected to bat. They were off to a fiery start, with Mohammad Shahzad effortlessly hitting boundaries around the Asghar Ali Shah Cricket Stadium in Karachi. Despite the wicket of his opening partner Javed Ahmadi, Shahzad continued his attack... 

Afghanistan Youth reach Ramadan Cup final

Tweet Afghanistan Youth Cricket Association have reached the final of the Ramadan Cup, after beating Pakistan Korangi Cricket Club by six wickets. Pakistan Korangi Cricket Club won the toss and elected to bat at the Asghar Ali Shah Cricket Stadium in Karachi. Early wickets succumbed their hopes of a big score and they had to settle for a below-par 119-7 in 20 overs. Hamid Hassan was the star with... 

Rashid Latif to stay on with ACB

Tweet Rashid Latif has made a sudden u-turn and is now going to continue to work with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). Latif changed his mind after discussions with the ACB and will now press on with the previously agreed terms. The former Pakistan captain had quit shortly after his friend Kabir Khan resigned from the head coach role. Following Khan’s departure, Latif asked for a string... 
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