Afghanistan

T20 World Cup 2021 – Afghanistan announced 15-men updated squad

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced the updated 15-men squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. Earlier they announced a squad of 17 players but according to tournament norms, they have to curtail it down to 15 players along with travel reserves. Afghanistan is slotted in Group B along with...

Imad Wasim rates Rashid Khan as one of the best bowlers

Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim has rated Rashid Khan as one of the best bowlers he ever faced in his professional career. While speaking in a show called 'Around the wicket', the left-arm spinner highlighted that he had faced Rashid Khan in the nets in one of his stints in the...

Mohammad Nabi appointed as the new T20I captain of Afghanistan

All-rounder Mohammad Nabi is all set to lead Afghanistan in the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup scheduled to take place in the UAE. The decision to appoint Nabi as the new captain of the team after the announcement came after the star leg-spinner Rashid Khan that he'll step down...

Shaun Tait link up with Puducherry as bowling coach

Former Australia speedster Shaun Tait has been roped in as the bowling coach of the Puducherry cricket team. Tait is going to be the lone foreign coach in the Indian domestic circuit. Tait will join the team in the last week of September. The former Aussie international had recently been...

Afghanistan to host Australia and West Indies before the WT20- Reports

Afghanistan is likely to host West Indies and Australia for a T20I tri-series ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE. There has been a cloud of uncertainty with the cricket's situation in Afghanistan since the Taliban took over the government but the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) CEO Hamid...

Kevin Pietersen reveals his chat with Rashid Khan

Former England player Kevin Pietersen revealed the talks he had with Rashid Khan amidst the crisis back home in Afghanistan. The former English flamboyant batsman opened up on the chat he had with Rashid and revealed that Rashid is worried because his family is stuck in Afghanistan. Rashid is worried discloses...

Shaun Tait appointed as the new bowling coach of Afghanistan

Former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait on Monday was appointed Afghanistan national team's bowling coach with immediate effect. The 38-year-old is a level-two certified coach from Cricket Australia and has coached various domestic and some international franchise teams including Aaron Finch-led Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League. Shaun Tait played...

Afghanistan to host Pakistan in Sri Lanka not in UAE

Afghanistan and Pakistan are set to partake in a three-match ODI series at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota, Sri Lanka after being shifted from UAE. The three-match ODI series was originally scheduled to be held in UAE but the venue has been changed. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) will host...

Afghanistan named a 17-member squad for the Pakistan ODIs

Afghanistan have announced their 17-member squad for the historic ODI series against Pakistan which will be played in the UAE in September. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Friday released the squad with former captains Asghar Afghan and Gulbadin Naib being the notable omissions from the 17-member squad as five uncapped...

Rashid Khan credits IPL for his rise as a bowler

Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has undergone a meteoric rise in his career and playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has proved to be a game changer for him. Rashid in his breakout season for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2017, he hogged the limelight with his sharp wrong uns...