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Afghanistan Youth cruises to the semi-final of Ramadan Cup

Afghanistan Youth cruises to the semi-final of Ramadan Cup
Tweet   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... 

AYCA participate in Karachi club tournamemnt

AYCA participate in Karachi club tournamemnt
Tweet   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... 

MCC organizes cricket camp for Afghan girls

MCC organizes cricket camp for Afghan girls
Tweet 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... 

Rashid Latif quits as Afghanistan coach

Rashid Latif quits as Afghanistan coach
Tweet Rashid Latif also followed the footsteps of Kabir Khan as he left his position as batting coach of the Afghanistan Cricket Team. Latif had taken up the job just a month ago and he cited his inability to impose his ideas on the Afghanistan team as the reason for his resignation. The Afghanistan Cricket Board’s chief executive Hamid Shinwari accepted the resignation and also expressed his... 

Dispute ends Kabir Khan’s tenure as coach

Dispute ends Kabir Khan's tenure as coach
Tweet Kabir Khan has left his role as coach after a dispute with the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB). Kabir said he texted the board his displeasure about what he saw as interferences in team decisions. While this message was only to express his grievances, the Board sent him a letter two days later saying they accepted his resignation. “I texted our chairman of ACB regarding some issues... 

Shahzad and Shenwari nominated for ICC award

Shahzad and Shenwari nominated for ICC award
Tweet Mohammad Shahzad and Samiullah Shenwari have been nominated for the Associate and Affiliate player of the year award. It is the first time any Afghan player has been nominated for an ICC award. Batsman Shahzad and leg-spinning all-rounder Shenwari both richly deserve their nominees. Shahzad has scored masses of runs throughout the qualification period (24 August 2009 to 10 August 2010), with... 

Cricket fixtures for Asian Games announced

Cricket fixtures for Asian Games announced
Tweet The Asian Cricket Council has released the fixtures for the cricket competition in the 16th Asian Games. The teams are divided into four groups. Group C and D teams will have to compete among themselves first and then two from each group will qualify to play with Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Afghanistan will play their match against one of the three teams in Group C on November... 

Afghanistan not to tour Pakistan this year

Afghanistan not to tour Pakistan this year
Tweet   The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected Rashid Latif’s proposal of a ODI series against Afghanistan in October. An official from the PCB cited Pakistan’s busy schedule as the main reason they will unable to host the series in the troubled country. “We’ve turned down the proposal because of series against South Africa in UAE this October,” the official said. “We... 
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