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T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan preparing to participate in tournament, says ICC Acting CEO
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T20 World Cup 2021: Afghanistan preparing to participate in tournament, says ICC Acting CEO

With Taliban taking over of the country's political setup, Afghanistan cricket team has been in a state of chaos.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Lance Klusener plots Afghanistan's plans from Durban home after Taliban takeover
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ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Lance Klusener plots Afghanistan's plans from Durban home after Taliban takeover

The Afghanistan coach is at home near Durban while the bulk of the players are attending a low-key training camp in a country still getting to grips with its takeover by the Taliban.

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".

Mohammad Nabi named Afghanistan captain for 2021 T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan steps down
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Mohammad Nabi named Afghanistan captain for 2021 T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan steps down

Mohammad Nabi has been named Afghanistan skipper for the upcoming T20 World Cup after star spinner Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy protesting the selection of the national squad without his inputs.

Teams could boycott T20 World Cup over Afghanistan, says Tim Paine
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Teams could boycott T20 World Cup over Afghanistan, says Tim Paine

Tim Paine said Australian players were "fully supportive" of Cricket Australia's stance and said there could also be consequences for the World Cup.

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.

Pakistan-Afghanistan ODI series postponed until next year over multiple issues
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Pakistan-Afghanistan ODI series postponed until next year over multiple issues

The series - Afghanistan's home series - due to be played in Sri Lankan port city of Hambantota was also hit by increased Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka where a ten-day lockdown was announced on Saturday.

Afghanistan's 'home' series shifted to Pakistan from Sri Lanka over logistical issues
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Afghanistan's 'home' series shifted to Pakistan from Sri Lanka over logistical issues

The three-match series was supposed to start in Hambantota on 3 September but commercial flights have been suspended in Kabul following Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.

Afghanistan cricket team in high spirits after return to training, says ACB CEO Hamid Shinwari
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Afghanistan cricket team in high spirits after return to training, says ACB CEO Hamid Shinwari

Following the collapse of the government at the weekend, Hamid Shinwari said the team were once again preparing for their one-day series against Pakistan, scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka in two weeks.

PCB expects Taliban to give green light to Afghanistan's upcoming series against Pakistan in Sri Lanka
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PCB expects Taliban to give green light to Afghanistan's upcoming series against Pakistan in Sri Lanka

A well-informed source in the PCB said that they had got positive signals from their counterparts in Afghanistan about the series.

Afghanistan cricket team appoint former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene to role of batting coach
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Afghanistan cricket team appoint former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene to role of batting coach

The Afghanistan Cricket Board confirmed the development on its official Twitter handle.

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 vs Pakistan T20I series in doubt after Taliban takeover
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Afghanistan vs Pakistan T20I series in doubt after Taliban takeover

The team are also scheduled to play in the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in October which could also now be in doubt.

Afghanistan all-rounder Rashid Khan appeals for peace on social media
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Afghanistan all-rounder Rashid Khan appeals for peace on social media

Star all-rounder Rashid Khan on Tuesday appealed for peace in Afghanistan, asking the world leaders not to leave his country in "chaos" amid escalating violence.

The Hundred: 'An opportunity to take 10 wickets straightaway', Rashid Khan ready to make his mark
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The Hundred: 'An opportunity to take 10 wickets straightaway', Rashid Khan ready to make his mark

Rashid Khan finds himself in an even shorter format that will see him turning out for the Nottingham-based Trent Rockets when they begin their Hundred campaign at home to the Southern Brave.

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rahmat Shah's ton guides Afghans to seven-wicket win against Ireland in 2nd ODI
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rahmat Shah's ton guides Afghans to seven-wicket win against Ireland in 2nd ODI

Rahmat hit two sixes and 10 fours in his 103 from 109 balls as the Afghans reached their victory target of 260 with 28 balls to spare, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.

'Special moment for Afghanistan': Rashid Khan after winning ICC T20I Cricketer of Decade award
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'Special moment for Afghanistan': Rashid Khan after winning ICC T20I Cricketer of Decade award

The 22-year-old leg-spinner was the highest wicket-taker in T20 Internationals in the past 10 years with 89 wickets at an average of 12.62. He had three four-wicket hauls and two five-fors during this period.

Afghanistan Cricket Board confident of hosting international matches at home after securing land for stadium in Kabul
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Afghanistan Cricket Board confident of hosting international matches at home after securing land for stadium in Kabul

Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday allocated more than two acres of land in Alokhail area of Kabul for the construction of a state-of-the-art stadium.

Pakistan invite neighbours Afghanistan on first official cricket tour after Imran Khan's Kabul visit
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Pakistan invite neighbours Afghanistan on first official cricket tour after Imran Khan's Kabul visit

An Afghan national side toured Pakistan in May 2011, although they only played a second-string side and matches were not given first-class status.