Rashid Khan Arman

Rashid Khan Arman becomes first Afghan player to make IPL debut

 April 5, 2017   kridangan

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Afghanistan googly master Rashid Khan Arman on Wednesday created history by becoming the first player from the Afghanistan to play an Indian Premier League match. The 18-year-old was named in the playing XI of the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad who took on Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening game of the season 10. Rashid Khan Arman who In his last six T20Is has taken […]

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Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad in the list of most runs in Twenty20 Internationals.

 March 14, 2017   kridangan

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Afghanistan’s batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Sunday surpassed India captain Virat Kohli to become the fourth most run-getter in Twenty20 Internationals. In total 58 matches, Afghan’s player Mohammad Shahzad has scored 1779 runs, 70 more than fifth-placed Kohli, who has 1709 runs in 48 matches. Shahzad is also ranked seventh in the ICC rankings for the batsmen in T20Is. He […]

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A.B. de Villiers South-African-cricket

AB de Villiers Lead South African Massacre of India’s Bowling to Win ODI Series at Mumbai While Afghanistan Score a Historic 3-2 ODI Series Win Over Zimbabwe in Bulawayo

 October 27, 2015   R K Gupta

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AB de Villiers proved for the umpteenth time that no one in the world can match his batting skills whatever be the game’s format. His first century at Kanpur’s first ODI won the game for his country while a ruthless third of the 5-match series at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium had its own tale. Other than […]

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England Get Something to Cheer in Their Farewell Match Against Afghanistan

 March 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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On a day ruined by rain, England bid adieu to the 2015 World Cup at the Sydney Cricket Ground on a disappointing note. Despite their victory over Afghanistan in the last league match, the mood in the English camp was as dismal as the weather in Sydney on Friday. The Afghanis were asked to bat […]

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New Zealand

After Afghans Succumb to Vettori’s Magical Spell, Guptill’s Fine Touch Yields an Easy Victory for New Zealand

 March 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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It was the fifth straight victory for New Zealand. In each of their earlier wins, New Zealand has bowled out the opposition and it was the turn of Afghanistan in match no.31 on Sunday at Napier. After winning the toss, Afghanistan batted first and lost 6 wickets for 59 runs in the 20th over. Supported […]

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Explosive Australians Blow Afghanistan Away in Match # 26 of CWC2015

 March 5, 2015   R K Gupta

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Led by a fiery batting display from David Warner and Glen Maxwell with controlled performance from Steven Smith, Australia reached 417/6, a total highest in the World Cup history. Afghanistan knew Australia’s batting potential, when they asked the hosts to bat first after winning the toss but they had no inkling that the best from […]

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Afghanistan Cricket

Afghanistan now face Australians after securing famous World Cup victory

 February 26, 2015   John Welsh

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Neither Afghanistan nor Scotland will win the 2015 Cricket World Cup and are very unlikely to qualify for the quarter-finals, but when they clashed in Dunedin for their third games of the tournament in Pool A, one nation was hopeful of celebrating an inaugural victory in a World Cup competition. Prior to this meeting between […]

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Sri Lanka

Jayawardane Rescues Panic-Stricken Sri Lanka From Defeat Against Inspired Afghanis in Match 12 of CWC2015

 February 23, 2015   R K Gupta

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In their short international cricket history, Afghanistan nearly pulled off their biggest success against a side, which has won the World Cup once. There was one thriller two days ago, when Zimbabwe played UAE but no one thought of another in such a short time, in which a non-regular cricket nation would take a full […]

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Late Rally Lifts Bangladesh to Big Win Over Afghanistan in Match 7 of CWC 2015

 February 19, 2015   R K Gupta

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It was not as easy as Bangladesh’s margin of victory over Afghanistan shows. They had only reached 119/4 in the 30th over with Afghani bowlers applying pressure. But a 15-over blast from Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim carried the score to 267/10. There was another middle order collapse after Shakib and Rahim piled up […]

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Inspired Afghanistan Win Maiden ODI as India Lose a Thriller to Pakistan

 March 3, 2014   R K Gupta

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In the last league match on Saturday at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatuallah, the brilliant Afghanis recorded their first-ever ODI victory against Bangladesh in only their fourth match in a major tournament. It signified, among other things, a war-torn nation’s meteoric rise in the cricketing arena. For the hosts, it was an embarrassing […]

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