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Afghanistan lose low-scoring battle

Afghanistan lose low-scoring battle
Kenya 180 (46.2 overs) beat Afghanistan 88 (27.5 overs) by 92 runs  Scorecard Kenya bounced back from their Intercontinental Cup defeat to Afghanistan by beating the same opposition in the first ODI in Nairobi. In a low-scoring match Kenya managed to defend a meagre score of 180, winning comfortably by 92 runs. Kenya won the toss and elected to bat; they got off to a good start, putting on 55 for... 

Afghanistan win to go top of IC table

Afghanistan win to go top of IC table
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 Intercontinental... 

Kenya hold up Afghanistan’s victory charge

Kenya hold up Afghanistan's victory charge
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 were... 

Hassan gives Afghanistan big lead

Hassan gives Afghanistan big lead
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 brightly... 

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... 

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... 

Rashid Latif quits as Afghanistan coach

Rashid Latif quits as Afghanistan coach
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 shock... 
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