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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…

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…

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,…

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,…

Afghanistan all rounder Mohammad Nabi took over as the skipper of the Afghanistan cricket team from Nawrooz Mangal in the squad announced for the 2010 Asian Games to be held in Guangzhou, China. The 14 member squad for the T20 games in the multi-sport event includes Mohammad Nabi (Captain), Karim Sadiq (Vice Captain), Nawrooz Mangal,…

Afghanistan 143 for 4 (Stanikzai 55*, Shahzad 37, Tikolo 1-7) beat Kenya 139 (Mishra 32, Ouma 31*, Shenwari 3-29, Dawlatzai 2-37) by six wickets Scorecard Afghanistan levelled the ODI series with Kenya in Nairobi to set-up a winner-take-all match on Monday. In another low-scoring game, Afghanistan had little trouble chasing a small Kenyan total this…