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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…

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…

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…

  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,”…

Amazing batting from Karim Sadiq and Mohammad Shahzad helped Afghanistan to a massive 9-wicket win against Scotland in the first ODI. The two top-order batsmen scored centuries as Afghanistan had no trouble in overcoming Scotland’s score of 224-9 in 50 overs. Scotland won the toss and elected to bat, hoping for a big total that would…

Afghanistan will aim to repeat the success they had in beating Scotland in the four-day game, when they face the same opponents in two ODIs. The first match starts later today, while the second game – and the final game of the tour – is tomorrow. Both games will be played in Ayr, at the same ground where Afghanistan…

The teams for the Twenty20 cricket event in the Asian Games in Guangzhou, the XVI Asiad, have been confirmed. Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore and Sri Lanka will compete along with Afghanistan. India announced that they won’t be sending a team a few months due to their busy calendar. The match-schedule has yet…