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Centurion Mangal puts Afghanistan on top

Centurion Mangal puts Afghanistan on top
  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. This... 

Afghanistan start four-day match against Kenya today

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 only... 

AYCA win Ramadan Cup

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

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 the ball,... 

Rashid Latif to stay on with ACB

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 of demands... 

Afghanistan Youth cruises to the semi-final of Ramadan Cup

Afghanistan Youth cruises to the semi-final of Ramadan Cup
  Afghanistan Youth Cricket Association (AYCA) have reached the semi-final of the Dr. M.A Shah Lephone trophy, also known as the Ramadan Cup. AYCA bounced back from losing their opening match by beating Malir Gymkhana by five wickets with four balls to spare. Chasing a small target of 94, Mohammad Shahzad scored 45 and Mohammad Nabi 20 to help edge AYCA over the line. Despite that win, AYCA had... 

AYCA participate in Karachi club tournamemnt

AYCA participate in Karachi club tournamemnt
  Afghan Youth Cricket Association are competing in a T20 club competition in Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital. The tournament has been running since 20 August and it finishes on 6 September. The ‘Dr. M.A. Shah Lephone Night Trophy’ is the tournament’s name, and it’s contested among 16 teams. AYCA are joined mostly by Karachi club sides, as well as a team from Hong... 

MCC organizes cricket camp for Afghan girls

MCC organizes cricket camp for Afghan girls
MCC helped deliver the first ever girls cricket camp for girls in Afghanistan which was held in the Karte Naw District of Kabul City last weekend as per the Lords website. More than fifty girls participated in the cricket camp and there was great enthusiasm and interest from the girls as per the article. It is a new beginning too as it was the first time ever that a girls cricket camp has been organized... 
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