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Afghanistan cricketers redefining heroism for countrymen

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 08:17

They may be tournament-debutantes but Afghanistan have managed to impress one and all with their resolute and sprightly performances in the Asia Cup, redefining heroism for the war-ravaged nation.

Afghan batsmen find Jadeja, Ashwin too hot to handle

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 17:17

Spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Aswhin shared seven wickets between them to help India skittle out minnows Afghanistan for 159 in their inconsequential last league match of the Asia Cup, here on Wednesday.

Asia Cup: Sri Lanka thrash Afghanistan by 129 runs, cruise to final

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:12

In-form Sri Lanka sailed into the summit clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament with a resounding 129-run victory over minnows Afghanistan, here today.

Sri Lanka virtually make it to the finals of Asia Cup

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 14:21

After beating two strong teams – Pakistan and India – in their first two matches of Asia Cup, Sri Lanka have proved that they are a strong contender to lift the trophy this time around.

Bangladesh, Afghanistan fight to stay afloat in Asia Cup

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 13:01

An interesting battle of the minnows is on the cards when Bangladesh and tournament-debutants Afghanistan fight it out here tomorrow to stay alive in the Asia Cup after suffering opening losses.

Asia Cup 2014: Umar Akmal`s stupendous ton sets up 72-run win for Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 22:11

Talented wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal notched up a breezy century under pressure before the bowlers came to the party and guided Pakistan to a bonus-point 72-run victory over Afghanistan in the Asia Cup here on Wednesday.

I have not been consulted in team selection: Hafeez

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 22:55

Pakistan Twenty20 captain Muhammad Hafeez Sunday said he was neither consulted nor aware of the national squad announced for the three T20 matches against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in the UAE this month.

Afghanistan target third world T20 place

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 11:19

Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi believes his team can comfortably reach a third successive World Twenty20 and complete a memorable year which also saw the war-hit nation break through to a maiden World Cup.

Afghanistan cricket coach backs team to directly qualify for 2015 World Cup

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 10:49

The coach of Afghanistan national cricket team is backing its players to seal direct qualification for a maiden berth at the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Afghanistan stays on course for ICC World Cup

Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 18:57

Afghanistan is on course for a place in the ICC World Cup 2015 after winning both its fifth round One-Day Internationals (ODI) in the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship against Scotland at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

India has not done enough for us: Afghan coach

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 10:06

Afghanistan cricket team coach Kabir Khan, on Sunday said that India despite being an influential cricket power in South Asia has done little to help Afghanistan move up the international ladder.

India, Afghan cricketers raise awareness about polio

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 18:30

Indian cricket stars on Tuesday met with Afghanistan captain Nowroz Mangal and few of his team-mates and exchanged bats signed by both the sides.