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Teen-sensation Rashid Khan has England in a spin, but red-tapism leaves Afghan spinner's county participation in balance

Teen-sensation Rashid Khan has England in a spin, but red-tapism leaves Afghan spinner's county participation in balance

He is ranked higher than any of the English bowlers in both the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI and T20 rankings.

ICC confirms Afghanistan, Ireland as newest Test-playing nations

ICC confirms Afghanistan, Ireland as newest Test-playing nations

Afghanistan has made rapid strides with their premier leg-spinner Rashid Khan making waves in T20 franchise leagues including IPL. Recently, they beat West Indies in an ODI drawing an away series 1-1.

WI vs AFG, 3rd ODI: Rain abandons final match as West Indies, Afghanistan draw series 1-1

But Stanikzai said he believes his team, who lost a T20 series 3-0, did enough to show they deserve more regular matches against full member nations of the International Cricket Council.

WI vs AFG, 2nd ODI: West Indies stumble in low-scoring match to level series against Afghanistan

Afghanistan struggled against the extra pace and bounce of the home seam attack, making just 135 off 37.3 overs, the lowest ODI total at the Darren Sammy Stadium.

Afghanistan's Rashid Khan wrecks West Indies to pick up 7/18 in first ODI, cricket world bows down

Afghanistan's Rashid Khan wrecks West Indies to pick up 7/18 in first ODI, cricket world bows down

The 18-year-old from Nangarhar then delivered an encore in his next over, sending two more West Indies batsmen packing with consecutive balls as the home team collapsed to 70 for six wickets.

WI vs AFG, 1st ODI: Rashid Khan scalps seven wickets as Afghanistan stun West Indies in series opener

After opener Javed Ahmadi`s 81 provided the foundation for the visitors` total of 212 for six batting first, the leg-spinner Khan tore through an inept home team batting line-up to claim the fourth-best bowling figures ever in an ODI

Hyderabad woman loses Rs 14 lakh in 'matrimonial fraud'; one held

A man was arrested from Delhi for allegedly being part of a gang that cheated a city-based woman software employee of Rs 14 lakh in a "matrimonial fraud", police said on Tuesday.

IPL 2017: From Super Over to double hat-trick, here's league stage in a nutshell

IPL 2017: From Super Over to double hat-trick, here's league stage in a nutshell

With the tenth season of Indian Premier League rolling into the play-offs stage, here is a trip down to some memorable moments from the league stage...

WATCH: Record-equaling Ishan Kishan reaches 50 with one-handed six, stuns SRH captain David Warner

WATCH: Record-equaling Ishan Kishan reaches 50 with one-handed six, stuns SRH captain David Warner

Kishan, 18, was the top scorer of the innings with 61 from 40 balls, which included five fours and four sixes.

IPL 2017, Match 40: Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Players to watch out for!

IPL 2017, Match 40: Delhi Daredevils vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Players to watch out for!

A brilliant start and then constant falter saw the highly expected Delhi Daredevils loiter to the bottom of the table. And now with their hopes craving for breathe, the Daredevils host the confident defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium tonight.

IPL 2017, Match 37: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for!

IPL 2017, Match 37: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Players to watch out for!

Adding on to SRH's concern, the Kight Riders have toppled down Hyderabad in two out of three occasions at RGIS.

IPL 2017: Support of my countrymen gives me energy, says Rashid Khan

IPL 2017: Support of my countrymen gives me energy, says Rashid Khan

Rashid has impressed one and all as he not only has been among the wickets but also putting brakes on the opposition run flow.

IPL 2017, Match 24: MS Dhoni magic helps Rising Pune Supergiant beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in last-ball thriller

IPL 2017, Match 24: MS Dhoni magic helps Rising Pune Supergiant beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in last-ball thriller

This was the third win for Pune from six matches and they now have six points.

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils — Players to watch out for!

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils — Players to watch out for!

In a nutshell, it is a battle between the two best bowling units of the 10th edition of Indian Premier League, as pace-spin combo of Sunrisers Hyderabad take on the all-heavy pace attack of Delhi Daredevils at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Wednesday.

IPL 10: David Warner outlines Rashid Khan's preparedness to tackle Wankhede dew

IPL 10: David Warner outlines Rashid Khan's preparedness to tackle Wankhede dew

Rashid conceded just 19 runs from his four overs and took the key wickets of Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma.

IPL 2017, Match 10: Young guns help Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets

IPL 2017, Match 10: Young guns help Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 4 wickets

Krunal Pandya made a mockery of a target that could have been troublesome when Mumbai Indians were reduced to 111 for 4 in the 14th over.

IPL 10: Rashid Khan is a 'special talent', believes Muttiah Muralitharan

IPL 10: Rashid Khan is a 'special talent', believes Muttiah Muralitharan

"I have seen (Rashid) only for a couple of days. We choose him because we saw him playing international cricket and bowling well against quality batsmen." 

IPL 2017: Playing test cricket is my ultimate dream, says SRH's Afghan pioneer Rashid Khan

IPL 2017: Playing test cricket is my ultimate dream, says SRH's Afghan pioneer Rashid Khan

However, Hyderabad had clearly done their homework as Rashid grabbed the top wicket-taker`s `purple cap` on Sunday after his 3-19 set up a comprehensive win over Gujarat Lions.

IPL 2017: Hyderabad captain David Warner wins hearts for helping shoe-less Basil ​Thampi — WATCH

IPL 2017: Hyderabad captain David Warner wins hearts for helping shoe-less Basil ​Thampi — WATCH

Warner scored an unbeaten 76 off 45 balls as defending champions cantered to an easy nine-wicket win over the Lions.