Mohammad Nabi steps down as Afghanistan skipper
Mohammad Nabi steps down as Afghanistan skipper

Mohammad Nabi has stepped down as captain of the Afghanistan national cricket team after more than two years in the job, citing his own poor form and the team`s performance.

ICC World Cup 2015: England vs Afghanistan - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: England vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

England beat Afghanistan by 9 wickets in rain-hit match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Ian Bell led England's run chase with unbeaten 52 runs.

New Zealand or Australia? Too hard to choose, says Mohammad Nabi
New Zealand or Australia? Too hard to choose, says Mohammad Nabi

Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi could not separate New Zealand and Australia when it came to choosing between the form teams in the World Cup Sunday.

The Afghans played the two frontrunners and World Cup co-hosts in quick succession and were soundly beaten both times.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand vs Afghanistan - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

Welcome to Live coverage of ICC World Cup 2015 Pool A clash between co-hosts New Zealand and Afghanistan being played in Napier.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

Welcome to the Live coverage of a Pool A encounter between Australia and Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup 2015, at the WACA in Perth.

ICC World Cup: Afghanistan `not scared` of Australia, says skipper
ICC World Cup: Afghanistan `not scared` of Australia, says skipper

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has insisted his side are "not scared" of Australia heading into Wednesday`s World Cup clash in Perth.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Scotland - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Scotland - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for this Pool A clash between Afghanistan and Scotland. Follow live score and all the latest updates here.

Cricket World Cup: Mohammad Nabi embodies team's rise from adversity
Cricket World Cup: Mohammad Nabi embodies team's rise from adversity

No-one embodies the captivating rise of Afghanistan cricket more than Mohammad Nabi, the captain and heartbeat of a team that is winning the admiration of everyone at the World Cup.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Preview
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka – Preview

Outplayed in their opening match, former champions Sri Lanka would look to put their campaign back on track but debutantes Afghanistan would aim to surprise them in their second pool A match of the cricket World Cup here on Sunday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

Bangladesh crush minnows Afghanistan by 105 runs to start their World Cup campaign on a winning note. After putting up a challenging total of 267 after winning the toss they gave Afghanistan some early blows from which they never recovered and eventually got all out for 162 in 42.5 overs.

ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper
ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper

 Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi said Tuesday that it would be Bangladesh, and not them, who would be under pressure going into the World Cup Pool A encounter Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Emotional Afghanistan must stay calm on World Cup debut, says coach Andy Moles
Cricket World Cup 2015: Emotional Afghanistan must stay calm on World Cup debut, says coach Andy Moles

Afghanistan are excited about their World Cup debut against Bangladesh on Wednesday, but must stay calm on the field lest their emotions overwhelm them, coach Andy Moles said.

Afghanistan cricket fairytale enters a new era
Afghanistan cricket fairytale enters a new era

From the ruins of war to rubbing shoulders with world beaters at the biggest stage for limited-overs cricket, the meteoric rise of the Afghanistan cricket team is nothing short of a fairy tale.

ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor
ICC World Cup 2015: Afghanistan look to repeat Ireland shock factor

Afghanistan hope to follow the World Cup giant-killing blueprint drawn up by fellow outsiders Ireland when they make their debut at the game`s showpiece tournament.

3rd ODI: Afghanistan defeat Zimbabwe by two wickets

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by two wickets Tuesday in a thrilling one-day cricket international to keep alive hopes of squaring the series.

Many Afghans oppose release of Taliban officials

Many ordinary Afghans said on Monday the five senior Taliban figures who were freed in exchange for a US soldier had blood on their hands and their release would strengthen the insurgents.

World Twenty20: Afghanistan vs Nepal – As it happened...

Live updates from the ninth match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between Afghanistan vs Nepal being played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.

World Twenty20: Afghanistan vs Hong Kong - As it happened...

Live updates from the fifth match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between Afghanistan and Hong Kong being played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.

World Twenty20: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan - As it happened...

Live updates from the opening match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between hosts Bangladesh and Afghanistan being played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.

Staying motivated for this game was a challenge, says Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli said it was difficult to keep the motivation level high coming into an inconsequential contest against Afghanistan and lamented crucial mistakes in the matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan that cost them heavily in the Asia Cup.