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FICA Grant Ireland, Afghanistan Full Membership

/ 27 June 2017

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In further boosts to Ireland and Afghanistan’s aspirations of succeeding at the international level, the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) has granted members of the teams full membership. This comes after the two sides


Lalchand Rajput Compares Rashid Khan To Sachin Tendulkar

/ 23 June 2017

Heaping lavish praise on leg-spinner Rashid Khan, Afghanistan cricket team head coach Lalchand Rajput compared the highly-rated youngster with the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Rashid has been making all the noises for the right reasons in


Virender Sehwag Congratulates Ireland, Afghanistan On Getting Test Status

/ 23 June 2017

Virender Sehwag (Photo Source: twitter)

22nd June 2017 will go down as a historic date in the rich legacy of this beautiful sport. Finally, after a span of 17 long years, we are bound to have two new Test members, in the


Breaking: Ireland And Afghanistan Earn Test Status, BCCI To Get USD 405 Million From ICC

/ 22 June 2017

After much speculations, Ireland and Afghanistan have been finally confirmed as Full Members of the International Cricket Council after a unanimous vote at the ICC Full Council meeting in London on Thursday (June 22). Both the countries


Younis Khan To Coach Afghanistan After His International Retirement: Atif Mashal

/ 11 May 2017

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chairman Atif Mashal on Thursday has revealed that senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan has given a green signal to coach Afghan national team soon after his retirement. “Younis [Khan] has agreed


IPL 2017: Success In Test Cricket Will Define Me As A Cricketer, Says Rashid Khan

/ 07 May 2017

Rashid Khan is a very happy man these days; not due to his IPL exploits but for completely different reasons altogether. Afghanistan currently stands very close to the opportunity of becoming a full Test member.


Mohammad Shahzad Provisionally Banned By ICC After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

/ 30 April 2017
Mohammad Shahzad

Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan Cricket was struck with a heavy blow on Sunday, as a big-hitting opener, Mohammad Shahzad was handed a provisional suspension for testing positive for the banned substance Clenbuterol. The substance falls under the category of


The Target Is To Play Test Cricket For Afghanistan, Says Rashid Khan!

/ 10 April 2017

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 07: Rashid Khan of Afghanistan bowls during day one of the tour match between England Lions and Afghanistan at Zayed Cricket Stadium on December 7, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Rashid Khan was in the news prior IPL 10 due to his excellent international performance for his national team, Afghanistan. He also was one of the costliest buy this IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad camp. Among


Afghanistan hopes to play bilateral cricket series in India

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Afghanistan are attempting to have more One-Day International (ODI) cricket fixtures leading into September 2017 cut-off for 2019 World Cup qualification by proposing annual bilateral games against India and teams