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PCB chief Ramiz Raja part of ICC working group formed to review cricket in Afghanistan
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PCB chief Ramiz Raja part of ICC working group formed to review cricket in Afghanistan

Afghanistan cricket was plunged into uncertainty due to the drastic changes in the political landscape following the takeover of the country by the Taliban

T20 World Cup 2021: Captaincy a tough job, will give my best, says Afghan skipper Mohammad Nabi
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T20 World Cup 2021: Captaincy a tough job, will give my best, says Afghan skipper Mohammad Nabi

Nabi was named captain of the final Afghan squad on 10 October after star all-rounder Rashid Khan declined the role alleging that he was not consulted while selecting the team.

As Taliban 2.0 and T20 mix, ICC runs into a World Cup-level problem
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As Taliban 2.0 and T20 mix, ICC runs into a World Cup-level problem

Afghanistan's participation in next month's T20 World Cup is becoming a matter of intrigue after Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country.

Afghanistan wants to host Pakistan's cricket team for bilateral ODI series
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Afghanistan wants to host Pakistan's cricket team for bilateral ODI series

Fazli said he would meet new Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja, "and offer to host Pakistan for the series which we were due to play in Sri Lanka in September".

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana included as Sri Lanka name 15-player squad for mega event
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Maheesh Theekshana included as Sri Lanka name 15-player squad for mega event

Sri Lanka said they were undecided on whether to play against Afghanistan over the Taliban's reported ban on women playing sport.

Unhappy Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan captain ahead of T20 World Cup
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Unhappy Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan captain ahead of T20 World Cup

Afghanistan have directly qualified for the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup and are placed in Group 2 alongside Pakistan, New Zealand and the two qualifiers.

Uncertainty, distress for Afghanistan cricketers after Taliban takeover
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Uncertainty, distress for Afghanistan cricketers after Taliban takeover

Following the stunning victory of the hardline Islamists, many of the players in cricket-mad Afghanistan's beloved national team are finding it difficult to focus on sport.

Wrecking Ball: Return of the Taliban threatens organised sport, female athletes in Afghanistan
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Wrecking Ball: Return of the Taliban threatens organised sport, female athletes in Afghanistan

With Taliban back in control in Afghanistan, it poses a grave danger to organised sport, especially female athletes.

Afghanistan chief selector Asadullah Khan steps down, alleges interference from non-cricketer's in board
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Afghanistan chief selector Asadullah Khan steps down, alleges interference from non-cricketer's in board

Afghanistan are set to play Pakistan in their first-ever bilateral ODI series in Sri Lanka next month and Khan said the 17-member squad for the tournament was announced without his approval.

Afghanistan batsman Najeeb Tarakai dies of road accident injuries
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Afghanistan batsman Najeeb Tarakai dies of road accident injuries

Afghanistan's top-order batsman Najeeb Tarakai has died of the injuries he sustained in a road accident last weekend, the country's Cricket Board (ACB) said on Tuesday. He was 29.

Cricket Australia postpone Test against Afghanistan, ODIs against New Zealand
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Cricket Australia postpone Test against Afghanistan, ODIs against New Zealand

Australia were to host Afghanistan later this year at Perth in November while the Kiwis were to arrive in January 2021 but both the assignments have been postponed to the next summer (2021-22).

Afghanistan Cricket Board sacks CEO for mismanagement, unsatisfactory performance and misbehaviour
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Afghanistan Cricket Board sacks CEO for mismanagement, unsatisfactory performance and misbehaviour

The ACB statement also said that Stanekzai was earlier "issued verbal and written warnings."

Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener takes pay cut as Board slashes salaries of national team support staff
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Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener takes pay cut as Board slashes salaries of national team support staff

Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener will have to take a 25 percent pay cut after the country's cricket board decided to slash salaries of the national team's support staff to cope with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seven months later, Asghar Afghan reappointed Afghanistan captain across all formats
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Seven months later, Asghar Afghan reappointed Afghanistan captain across all formats

In April, two months before the ODI World Cup, ACB had named Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib and Rashid Khan as replacements of Asghar in the Test, ODI and T20 teams respectively.

Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan says Shakib Al Hasan has lost interest in playing Tests, but will continue as captain
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Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan says Shakib Al Hasan has lost interest in playing Tests, but will continue as captain

Bangladesh cricket chief Nazmul Hassan said Shakib Al Hasan will remain as Test captain despite disliking the format and expressing his reluctance to stay on following this week's embarrassing defeat to Afghanistan.

Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Head coach Russell Domingo confident of hosts beating Rashid Khan and Co in one-off Test
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Head coach Russell Domingo confident of hosts beating Rashid Khan and Co in one-off Test

Bangladesh's new head coach Russell Domingo on Tuesday backed his charges to beat Afghanistan in the one-off Test starting on Thursday, provided they could build enough pressure on the opposition.

Afghanistan Cricket Board indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad's contract for breach of code of conduct
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Afghanistan Cricket Board indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad's contract for breach of code of conduct

According to an ACB release, Mohammad Shahzad did not adhere to a policy that requires players to seek the board's permission for travelling out of the country.

Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan captain across all formats following disastrous World Cup show
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Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan captain across all formats following disastrous World Cup show

Asghar Afghan, who was sacked as Afghanistan captain ahead of the World Cup, will be Rashid Khan’s deputy.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Working with authorities on increasing vigilance, says ICC CEO David Richardson
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Working with authorities on increasing vigilance, says ICC CEO David Richardson

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson talked about the fan clashes during Pakistan vs Afghanistan and pitches during the World Cup.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Fan trouble steals spotlight from a spectacular Pakistan vs Afghanistan clash at Headingley
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Fan trouble steals spotlight from a spectacular Pakistan vs Afghanistan clash at Headingley

Away from a thriller of an encounter on the pitch, Afghanistan and Pakistan fans clashed outside the stadium and inside at Headingley. What really transpired though?