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Rashid Latif named as Afghanistan batting coach

Rashid Latif named as Afghanistan batting coach
Rashid Latif, the former Pakistan captain, batsman and wicket-keeper, has been appointed by the Afghanistan cricket board as the national team batting coach. He will finalise the agreement when he travels to Kabul on the 15th June. Of course, Kabir Khan, who has done an excellent job, will stay as the head coach. The batting was shown up in the World T20 so a batting coach was a necessary step.... 

All Afghanistan team members resign from Netherlands tour

All Afghanistan team members resign from Netherlands tour
It appears that the players who appeared in the squad to tour the Netherlands have quit this particular tour in protest at the team selection. Raees Ahmadzai, the recentley retired player (although he now wants to play 50-over cricket), said this on his Facebook page: “all team resgine from Holland tour bcz of some problems.NowrozMangal,mohnabi,hameed,karim,asgher,shahzad,mirwais,shapoor,noor... 

Afghanistan squad announced for Netherlands tour

Afghanistan squad announced for Netherlands tour
The Afghanistan cricket board has announced the squad for the World Cricket League Division One to be played in the Netherlands. The squad is as follows: 1. Noor Ali 2. Karim Sadiq 3. Mohammad Shahzad 4. Nowrooz Mangal (C) 5. Asghar Stanakzai 6. Mohammad Nabi 7. Shabir Noori 8. Murad Ali 9. Javed Ahmadi 10. Hameed Hasan 11. Shahpoor Zadran 12. Khalid Dad Noori 13. Mirwais Ashraf (VC) 14. Aftab Alam 15.... 

Afghanistan player ratings

Afghanistan player ratings
Can you do player ratings after only two matches? Oh well, I’m going to do just that. Noor Ali  7/10  A compact batsmen, with some beautiful strokes, Noor Ali scored Afghanistan’s only fifty in the tournament. After that knock against India, IPL teams have made enquiries. Karm Sadiq 1/10  Only 2 runs in 2 innings shows his wild slogging doesn’t work against bowlers with... 

The Verdict on the Afghanistan vs South Africa match

The Verdict on the Afghanistan vs South Africa match
After a heavy, demoralizing and at times embarrassing defeat at the hands of South Africa, Afghanistan’s dream trip, which started in the World Cricket League Division Five, has come to a close. After restricting the Proteas to a modest total of 139, Afghanistan’s top-order folded to give South Africa a 59-run victory. Despite the collapse, let’s make one thing clear:... 

Afghanistan cricket team continue training in UAE after travel problems

Afghanistan cricket team continue training in UAE after travel problems
Afghanistan cricket team were scheduled to fly to UK on April 18 and then from UK to Guyana in the West Indies by April 20. Afghanistan cricket team are scheduled to train in Guyana and play in some local matches before the World Cup Twenty20 to adjust to the local conditions. Afghanistan will also play two warm up games on April 27 and April 28 against West Indies and Ireland respectively. But they... 

Afghanistan win the ACC Elite Trophy 2010

Afghanistan win the ACC Elite Trophy 2010
Afghanistan had never won the ACC Elite Trophy previously but were still the clear favorites to win the Trophy. And the Afghanistan Cricket Team did not disappoint as they defeated Nepal convincingly by 95 runs in the final on April 9 to win the ACC Elite Trophy 2010. Afghanistan were the clear favorites to win the ACC Elite Trophy after a very good run in the last 18 months winning nearly every big... 

Afghanistan and Ireland to prepare in Trinidad and Tobago

Afghanistan and Ireland to prepare in Trinidad and Tobago
Afghanistan and Ireland will make their base in Trinidad and Tobago as they make preparations ahead of the World Cup Twenty20. Both Afghanistan and Ireland are scheduled to be in action at Queen’s Park Oval during the local Carib Shield Twenty20 tournament quarter-final matches from April 20-23. Both the teams will arrive in Trinidad within the next few days and they will spend around a couple of... 
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