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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,…

  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,”…

New batting coach Rashid Latif has immediately set out to use his obvious connections with Pakistan by asking the PCB for a one-day series with Afghanistan in October. Latif, the former Pakistan captain, believes a series would be extremely beneficial for both sides. “Basically Afghanistan needs to be given more international exposure. Since international teams…

Hamid Hassan and Mohammad Nabi had a mixed day as they played for MCC against Pakistan at Lord’s today. Pakistan won the match by 6 runs. Hassan opened the bowling alongside Sri Lankan Chaminda Vaas for MCC. His first ball was driven into the covers for what should have been a dot ball, however, his team…

Afghanistan’s two best players, fast bowler Hamid Hassan and all-rounder Mohammad Nabi will feature for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) when they face Pakistan in a one-off Twenty20 match on 27th June at Lord’s. MCC has had a strong connection with Afghanistan cricket ever since a team led by Mike Gatting lost to Afghanistan in Mumbai. From that match, Hamid Hassan and Mohammad…

A week on after Afghanistan’s historic appearance at the World T20, it is a good opportunity to look forward to how Afghanistan cricket can continue to grow and flourish. While they showed promise, determination and a few standout performances, it’s clear that there still has to be a lot of work for Afghanistan. Furthermore, following the severe…