[

afghanistan cricket board

]

'It's a tough job, will try my best': Mohammad Nabi on leading Afghans in T20 WC

Nabi was named captain of the final Afghan squad on October 10 after star all-rounder Rashid Khan declined the role alleging that he was not consulted while selecting the team.
Mohammad Nabi set to lead Afghanistan in T20 World Cup
Mohammad Nabi set to lead Afghanistan in T20 World Cup
Published on Oct 15, 2021 11:20 AM IST
Copy Link
PTI | , Dubai

T20 World Cup: Afghanistan confirm final 15-man squad, Nabi named captain

In the revised 15-man squad, the likes of Sharafuddin Ashraf and Dawlat Zadran, who were in the initially announced squad, have now been named travel reserves alongside Samiullah Shinwari and Fazal Haq Farooqi.
File image of players of Afghanistan cricket team in action during a match.(AFP)
File image of players of Afghanistan cricket team in action during a match.(AFP)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 09:04 PM IST
Copy Link
ANI | , Kabul

ICC adopts wait-and-watch approach on Afghanistan

Afghanistan risk isolation since the country's Taliban takeover in August, with Cricket Australia threatening not to host them for a one-off test in Hobart next month if the new government in Kabul did not allow women to play the sport.
File image of Afghanistan cricket team(AFP)
File image of Afghanistan cricket team(AFP)
Published on Oct 10, 2021 03:27 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters |

Taliban fire director of Afghan cricket board Hamid Shinwari

Hamid Shinwari, in a Facebook post, said he was not given any reason for his dismissal, but was told he would be replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani.
Hamid Shinwari(Twitter)
Hamid Shinwari(Twitter)
Published on Sep 21, 2021 11:32 AM IST
Copy Link
PTI | , Kabul

Afghanistan cricket board committed to women's game, optimistic on Hobart test

The ACB fears being isolated after Cricket Australia (CA) threatened to scrap a test match against the men's team if Afghanistan's new Taliban government did not allow women to play the sport.
Afghanistan Cricket Board logo(crikcet.af)
Afghanistan Cricket Board logo(crikcet.af)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 05:24 PM IST
Copy Link
Reuters | , New Delhi

Will present great picture of Afghanistan in T20 World Cup: Mohammad Nabi

Nabi said he along with the Afghanistan cricket team will present a great picture of the nation in the showpiece event.
File photo of Mohammad Nabi.(AP/File)
File photo of Mohammad Nabi.(AP/File)
Updated on Sep 10, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Copy Link
ANI | , New Delhi

Cricket Australia unclear on Afghanistan Test following Taliban takeover

Afghanistan's Test against Australia, is due to take place on November 27. Earlier this week, Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein had cited his concerns about the fixture and said he would seek guidance from the local Hazara community.
Photo of Cricket Australia interim CEO Nick Hockley(Twitter)
Photo of Cricket Australia interim CEO Nick Hockley(Twitter)
Published on Sep 08, 2021 11:00 AM IST
Copy Link
ANI | , Melbourne

Afghanistan-Pakistan ODI series shifted from Sri Lanka to Pakistan

Afghanistan team will now travel to Pakistan later this week and the ACB is yet to announce the venue(s) for the ODIs starting September 3.
Afghanistan's three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved from Sri Lanka to Pakistan(Twitter)
Afghanistan's three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved from Sri Lanka to Pakistan(Twitter)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 09:07 PM IST
Copy Link
ANI | , Lahore

Azizullah Fazli named ACB acting chairman

ACB CEO Hamid Shinwari said earlier this week that he expected cricketing activities to go on as usual since Taliban supports the game.
Azizullah Fazli (L) was on Sunday named acting chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board(Afghanistan Cricket Board / Twitter)
Azizullah Fazli (L) was on Sunday named acting chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board(Afghanistan Cricket Board / Twitter)
Published on Aug 22, 2021 08:38 PM IST
Copy Link
PTI | , Kabul

Avishka Gunawardene appointed Afghanistan team's batting coach

The International Cricket Council in May said an independent tribunal cleared Gunawardene of two corruption charges, which allowed him to take part in cricket-related activities.
Sri Lankan batting coach Avishka Gunawardene(PTI)
Sri Lankan batting coach Avishka Gunawardene(PTI)
Published on Aug 17, 2021 11:01 PM IST
Copy Link
PTI | , New Delhi

Afghanistan looking to host Pakistan in UAE

Pakistan and Afghanistan have met frequently in ICC and Asian Cricket Council events but have never played a bilateral series at the senior level although Afghanistan has sent its team to Pakistan several times to play against the A sides.
Afghanistan looking to host Pakistan in UAE(Twitter)
Afghanistan looking to host Pakistan in UAE(Twitter)
Published on May 24, 2021 09:59 AM IST
Copy Link
PTI | , Karachi

Afghanistan gets land for new cricket stadium, eyes hosting international matches

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday allocated more than two acres of land in Alokhail area of Kabul for the construction of a state-of-the-art stadium.
Afghanistan cricket team.(Getty Images)
Afghanistan cricket team.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 01:51 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPress Trust of India

Afghan batsman Tarakai dies following road accident

The 29-year-old was critically injured in the accident on Friday, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said without sharing details.
File photo of Najeeb Tarakai.(Twitter/Afghanistan Cricket Board)
File photo of Najeeb Tarakai.(Twitter/Afghanistan Cricket Board)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 01:46 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByReuters

Afghanistan bans coach Noor Mohammad for five years on corruption charges

The act was reported by the national team player, who was approached for corruption but has not been named by the ACB.
File image of Noor Mohammad.(Image Courtesy: Afghanistan Cricket Board)
File image of Noor Mohammad.(Image Courtesy: Afghanistan Cricket Board)
Updated on Sep 08, 2020 10:45 AM IST
Copy Link
ByPress Trust of India

Afghanistan appoints Raiees Ahmadzai as Director of Cricket

The 35-year-old Ahmadzai, who had played in five ODIs and eight T20Is for Afghanistan between 2009-10, took over from Moles, who was appointed for the dual role of Director of Cricket and Chief Selector last year.
Raiees Ahmadzai(@ACBofficials)
Raiees Ahmadzai(@ACBofficials)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 06:29 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPress Trust of India

Cautious Afghanistan cricketers begin month-long training camp in Kabul

A day after the government revealed the new guidelines to curb the spread of the virus, the Afghanistan Cricket Board announced the commencement of a training camp for 22 cricketers.
Afghanistan cricketers train wearing masks(Image Courtesy: ACB)
Afghanistan cricketers train wearing masks(Image Courtesy: ACB)
Updated on Jun 08, 2020 12:20 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Shafaq banned for six years for involvement in corruption in APLT20, BPL

Shafaq accepted four charges relating to breach of the ACB Anti-Corruption Code during the inaugural edition of the Afghanistan Premier League T20 in 2018 and the 2019 edition of the BPL.
Shafiqullah Shafaq.(ACB)
Shafiqullah Shafaq.(ACB)
Updated on May 10, 2020 08:21 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPress Trust of India

Lawsuit claiming $5 million filed against Afghan cricket board

The board last year postponed the 2019 edition of APL after the league’s commercial partner failed to pay the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) rights money.
Afghanistan's players(AFP)
Afghanistan's players(AFP)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 01:09 PM IST
Copy Link
Karachi | ByIndo Asian News Service

Asghar Afghan reappointed Afghanistan captain across all formats

Under Naib, Afghanistan remained winless in their nine games at the showpiece event, held in June this year following which sensational leg-spinner Rashid Khan was handed the leadership across all the formats.
File image of Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan(PTI)
File image of Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan(PTI)
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 04:33 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByIndo Asian News Service

‘I am all good’: Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Nabi squashes death rumours

Only a few hours after the hoax started, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) shared pictures of Nabi training alongside his team at the Kabil Stadium.
File photo of Mohammad Nabi.(AP/File)
File photo of Mohammad Nabi.(AP/File)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 10:31 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Afghanistan Cricket Board appoints Andy Moles as Director of Cricket

Moles, who was the interim head coach of the team during the recently concluded tour of Bangladesh, is a Level-4 coach
Andy Moles(Twitter)
Andy Moles(Twitter)
Published on Oct 04, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Copy Link
New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Ex-South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener named Afghanistan head coach

After the tenure of West Indian Phil Simmons was completed with the 2019 World Cup, Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) received over 50 applications for the head coach’s role.
A file photo of Lance Klusener.(PTI)
A file photo of Lance Klusener.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 08:18 AM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPress Trust of India

Remarkable Rashid Khan: Afghanistan captain joins exclusive Test club after record-breaking performance against Bangladesh

The skipper also credited the Afghanistan Cricket Board for putting in place a four-day system at home.
Rashid Khan was the star of the match(ICC)
Rashid Khan was the star of the match(ICC)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Captaincy change led to our dismal performance in World Cup: Mohammad Nabi

Afghanistan failed to win even a single game out of all the nine matches they played in the group stage of the tournament and ended at the bottom of the points table.
File image of Mohammad Nabi(AP)
File image of Mohammad Nabi(AP)
Published on Sep 10, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Copy Link
Chattogram | ByIndo Asian News Service

Mohammad Shahzad suspended from all forms of cricket for a year - Afghanistan Cricket Board

Earlier, Shahzad’s contract was “suspended for indefinite period” for breaching the ACB Code of Conduct but the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday fixed the term of his suspension, which will now last one year.
File photo of Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)
File photo of Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 11:11 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPTI

Mohammad Shahzad’s contract suspended for indefinite period by Afghanistan cricket board

According to an ACB release, Shahzad did not adhere to a policy that requires players to seek the board’s permission for travelling out of the country.
File image of Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Afghanistan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 07:48 PM IST
Copy Link
Kabul | ByPTI

Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium approved as Afghanistan’s adopted home ground in India - Report

The neighbouring nation hosted the team at Dehradun and Greater Noida, before this. The shift came following a request from the Afghanistan Cricket Board.
File photo of Afghanistan supporters cheering during a match.(AFP)
File photo of Afghanistan supporters cheering during a match.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 10:13 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rashid Khan appointed as Afghanistan captain across all formats

By appointing Rashid as the skipper for all formats, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has put an end to split captaincy.
Rashid Khan in action during the 2019 Cricket World Cup for Afghanistan.(Action Images via Reuters)
Rashid Khan in action during the 2019 Cricket World Cup for Afghanistan.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 08:35 AM IST
Copy Link
New Delhi | ByAsian News International

ICC World Cup 2019: Aftab Alam sent back home for disciplinary issues, Sayed Ahmad Shirzad named replacement in Afghanistan squad

Aftab was sent back home due to disciplinary issues but the Afghanistan Cricket Board refused to delve into details. He was replaced by Sayed Ahmad Shirzad
Afghanistan's Aftab Alam prepares to bowl during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between India and Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 22, 2019.(AFP)
Afghanistan's Aftab Alam prepares to bowl during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between India and Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl in Southampton, southern England, on June 22, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 09:46 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Mohammad Shahzad threatens to quit cricket after World Cup axing

The 32-year-old, who picked up seven runs over the losses to Australia and Sri Lanka, said medical advice he had received said he would have been fit to play in a few of days after having his knee drained.
File image of Mohammad Shahzad(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Mohammad Shahzad(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Copy Link
Reuters | ByReuters
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, December 07, 2021