Anurag Thakur meets Afghanistan Cricket Board officials
Anurag Thakur meets Afghanistan Cricket Board officials

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday met Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) secretary Shafiq Stanikzai and assured help for the development of the game in their country.

Afghanistan request BCCI to provide home ground in India
Afghanistan request BCCI to provide home ground in India

Indian may soon host Afghanistan's home matches. According to reports, the president of strife-torn country Ashraf Ghani, who will visit India next week, is likely to discuss the possibility of India helping the Associate team in hosting matches.

Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan vow to `come back stronger`
Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan vow to `come back stronger`

Afghanistan coach Andy Moles said his side would "come back stronger" after they bowed out of the World Cup with a disappointing nine-wicket defeat by England in Sydney on Friday.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Afghanistan no surprise for New Zealand coach
Cricket World Cup 2015: Afghanistan no surprise for New Zealand coach

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson insisted Monday that the high-flying Black Caps will pay Afghanistan the utmost respect having tracked the Asian minnows` astonishing progress at close range.

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.

World Cup 2015: US embassy prematurely declares Afghan victory against Bangladesh
World Cup 2015: US embassy prematurely declares Afghan victory against Bangladesh

The US embassy in Kabul seemed to get caught up in the excitement of Afghanistan's World Cup debut today, congratulating the side on victory just half-way through the Bangladesh innings.

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.

ICC World Cup 2015, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Preview

They are one of international cricket's most heartwarming stories but players from war-torn Afghanistan would be aiming for emphatic results rather than mere goodwill in their maiden World Cup appearance, which starts with a pool A match against Bangladesh here tomorrow.

Robot picks debutants Afghanistan as winner of ICC World Cup 2015
Robot picks debutants Afghanistan as winner of ICC World Cup 2015

Of all, a robot has picked first-timers Afghanistan to win the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

Afghanistan cricket team prepares for its first World Cup
Afghanistan cricket team prepares for its first World Cup

Against the backdrop of war and hardship, a severe lack of facilities and funds, cricket in Afghanistan has grown at a phenomenal pace in a dozen years.

Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification
Afghanistan, Ireland get a shot at World Cup 2019 qualification

The ICC Board on Wednesday approved that Afghanistan and Ireland will join the 10 full members in the rankings-based qualification system for the ICC cricket World Cup 2019.

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.

Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up
Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up

The four qualifiers for the ICC Cricket World Cup -- Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE -- are all in Australia this week in preparation for next year`s tournament.

Australian coach joins emerging Afghanistan

Afghanistan`s new cricket academy coach, Peter Anderson from Australia, has started work in Kabul, officials said Monday, as the fast-developing team prepare for their debut at next year`s World Cup.

Afghanistan cricketers redefining heroism for countrymen

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.

Some tips for Shapoor Shapoor from legendary Wasim Akram

Known to have shaped careers of many, Pakistan legend Wasim Akram today gave some valuable tips to mercurial Afghanistani leftarm pacer Shapoor Zadran

Mohammad Nabi warns Bangladesh camp for upcoming World T20

Afghanistan on Wednesday sounded a warning to Bangladesh, saying they will do everything to beat them again at the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup, having shocked them already during the Asia Cup.

Afghan batsmen find Jadeja, Ashwin too hot to handle

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

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.

Court summons Pakistan ton hero Akmal

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal may have rescued his team with a fighting hundred in the Asia Cup this week, but he is still in trouble with the law.