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Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad banned from cricket for one year

Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been banned from all forms of cricket for a period of one year after the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) found him guilty of breaching its code of conduct for players.

Aug 19, 2019, 13:26 PM IST

Afghanistan Cricket Board suspends Mohammad Shahzad

The cricketing body also said that the 31-year old has further breached the ACB Code of Conduct previously and was also called for questioning by the ACB Discipline Committee in relation to a disciplinary matter during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Aug 10, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: List of players nursing injuries

A number of international superstars have been ruled out of either one or several World Cup matches due to injuries. There are also a few who have had to miss the tournament completely.

Jun 11, 2019, 14:27 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Mohammad Shahzad blames Afghan cricket board for axing him

"I still don't know why I was ruled unfit when I was fit enough to play. It is a conspiracy."

Jun 11, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

ACB has conspired against me, I am fit to play: Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Monday alleged that his country's cricket board conspired to throw him out of the World Cup squad even though he was fit enough to carry on in the mega-event.

Jun 10, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

Kane Williamson vs Rashid Khan showdown in New Zealand-Afghanistan ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

New Zealand’s nervy win against Bangladesh was indication that Afghanistan may after all, have a chance to pull off a surprise. 

Jun 08, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: On-song New Zealand favourites against Afghanistan

Kane Williamson's side is at the top of the standings as they have a better net run-rate than Australia after achieving two contrasting victories.

Jun 07, 2019, 18:48 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib believes Afghanistan can pull off a shock against Australia

Gulbadin Naib believes Afghanistan are more than capable of upsetting the defending champions Australia in their opening game of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in Bristol.

Jun 01, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Afghanistan batsman Mohammad Shahzad hits century vs India, scores highest percentage of team runs

Shahzad scored 103 runs in 88 balls at a stunning strike rate of 113.79, scoring 76.33 percent of runs for Afganistan. He hit 103 in Afghan's total score of 131 runs. 

Sep 25, 2018, 19:06 PM IST

Why diet like Kohli when I can hit longer sixes than him, says Shahzad

The burly 30-year-old cricketer, who has had an eventful international career dating back to 2009, simply plays by his own rules. He knows he is overweight but doesn't doubt his ability one bit, so much so that he believes that he can hit bigger sixes than Kohli despite not having the exemplary fitness and skill possessed by the Indian captain. 

May 03, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad fined after playing for Pakistan club

Trouble-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without permission, an Afghan official said Monday.

Apr 16, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

Afghanistan thrash West Indies to win ICC World Cup qualifying final

Mohammad Shahzad starred as Afghanistan laid down a marker ahead of next year's World Cup by romping to a seven-wicket thrashing of the West Indies in Sunday's's qualifying final in Harare.

Mar 25, 2018, 21:38 PM IST

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad suspended for doping violation

The 29-year-old Shazad, who has played 58 ODIs and as many T20s for his country, breached article 2.1 of the ICC Anti-Doping Code.

Dec 08, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

Suspended by ICC, Mohammad Shahzad couldn't miss wishing his 'Mahi Bhai' MS Dhoni a happy birthday

Shahzad was recently suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after being charged with doping violations.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

#ForgiveMS trends on Twitter as fans appeal ICC to end provisional suspension of Mohammad Shahzad

Shahzad has so far played 59 ODIs, scoring 1937 runs in and 57 T20Is, scoring 1703 runs for Afghanistan cricket team.

Jul 04, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

Within five days from the date of the notice of the charge, Shahzad has the right to request that his B sample is analysed.

Apr 14, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Mohammad Shahzad surpasses Virat Kohli as fourth highest run getter T20Is

In 58 matches, he has scored 1779 runs, almost 70 runs more than fifth-placed Virat Kohli who has notched up 1709 runs in 48 matches and just 27 short of third placed Martin Guptill. He is also ranked No.7 in the best T20 batsmen's list.

Mar 12, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

#IPL2017Auction: Top 5 players up for grabs ahead of 10th edition of Indian Premier League

The IPL 10 auction starts on February 20 with as many as 352 players available to be picked.

Feb 19, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

VIDEO: When helicopter shot came to haunt Team India and skipper MS Dhoni himself

During his 18-run knock of 18 balls, Shahzad hit a Helicopter shot in front of Dhoni and off Zaheer.

Jan 21, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

Mohammad Shahzad becomes 1st player ever to score 50s in two different International matches on same day

Shahzad also went past several prominent names in all-time scoring charts of T20Is.

Jan 21, 2017, 17:06 PM IST