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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Shapoor Zadran gets maiden Test call-up as visitors make six new changes in squad
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Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Shapoor Zadran gets maiden Test call-up as visitors make six new changes in squad

The Afghanistan team will be led by leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who was appointed captain for all three formats after the country's dismal performance at the World Cup in July.

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.

Afghanistan vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib says big guns let Afghans down in disappointing tournament
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Afghanistan vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib says big guns let Afghans down in disappointing tournament

Few had expected Afghanistan to make it through to the semi-final stage in only their second World Cup appearance, and the team may also have been unsettled by a late leadership change, with Naib replacing Asghar Afghan as their one-day captain.

West Indies vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Chris Gayle powers Windies to win over bottom-placed Gulbadin Naib and Co
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West Indies vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Chris Gayle powers Windies to win over bottom-placed Gulbadin Naib and Co

The West Indies side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ultimately went down by a margin of 23 runs

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: The trials of Gulbadin Naib; how Afghanistan's captain has been undone by his own best qualities
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: The trials of Gulbadin Naib; how Afghanistan's captain has been undone by his own best qualities

Gulbadin Naib has batted at every position for Afghanistan from one to nine, opened the bowling and bowled at the death, in the middle overs, or not at all. The only fitting description of his job to date has been 'whatever needs doing'.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Calm and confident Imad Wasim carves own identity with match-winning knock against Afghanistan
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Calm and confident Imad Wasim carves own identity with match-winning knock against Afghanistan

Imad Wasim has his moment, his innings, the match he can point to, whether it's in dressing rooms throughout the world or when he’s arguing about his value in Pakistan.

Pakistan vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Imad Wasim keeps his nerves to guide Pakistan to thrilling three-wicket win over neighbours
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Pakistan vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Imad Wasim keeps his nerves to guide Pakistan to thrilling three-wicket win over neighbours

Pakistan survived a mighty scare to continue their surge towards the World Cup semi-finals with Imad Wasim showing nerves of steel to guide them to a tense three-wicket win over Afghanistan.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons' Twitter outburst against chief selector reveals signs of trouble within team
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons' Twitter outburst against chief selector reveals signs of trouble within team

Afghanistan look in disarray on and off the field at the World Cup with coach Phil Simmons' Twitter outburst revealing signs of troubles within the team.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Three games into their campaign, Afghanistan are in turmoil on and off the field
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Three games into their campaign, Afghanistan are in turmoil on and off the field

The politics of the Afghanistan board and dressing room can be difficult to follow even for insiders, but a flurry of personnel changes and public bickering suggest their on-field losing streak is hardly their only problem.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Roy smashes 89 to help England thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets in second warm-up fixture
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Roy smashes 89 to help England thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets in second warm-up fixture

Roy made 89 not out on his Surrey home ground on Monday as England hammered outsiders Afghanistan by nine wickets with nearly 200 balls to spare.

Asghar Afghan, Afghanistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Afghan's experience to come handy for new captain Naib
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Asghar Afghan, Afghanistan batsman, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Afghan's experience to come handy for new captain Naib

Afghan is an experienced and capable presence in the middle order, and will be an important source of support and insight in the field for captain Naib.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former coach Lalchand Rajput confident Afghanistan can 'upset some top teams'
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Former coach Lalchand Rajput confident Afghanistan can 'upset some top teams'

Pacer Hamid Hassan and former captain Asghar Afghan were on Monday named in Afghanistan's 15-strong World Cup squad headlined by IPL stars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pacer Hamid Hassan and former captain Asghar Afghan named in Afghanistan's 15-member squad
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pacer Hamid Hassan and former captain Asghar Afghan named in Afghanistan's 15-member squad

Pacer Hamid Hassan and former captain Asghar Afghan were on Monday named in Afghanistan's 15-strong World Cup squad headlined by IPL stars Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi.

Why Asghar Afghan's ouster as Afghanistan skipper just before World Cup is neither timely, nor altogether seemly
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Why Asghar Afghan's ouster as Afghanistan skipper just before World Cup is neither timely, nor altogether seemly

Even those who feel that Asghar Afghan's removal as Afghanistan captain is long overdue will concede that he appears to have been axed for all the wrong reasons.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan sack captain Asghar ahead of marquee event, senior players unhappy
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan sack captain Asghar ahead of marquee event, senior players unhappy

Afghanistan cricket heavyweights Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan have reacted sharply to the change of guard with ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 just round the corner.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib to lead Afghanistan in event as Asghar Afghan steps down as skipper, makes way for split captaincy
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib to lead Afghanistan in event as Asghar Afghan steps down as skipper, makes way for split captaincy

Afghanistan replaced long-serving one-day international captain Asghar Afghan on Friday, replacing him with Gulbadin Naib less than two months before this year’s 50-over World Cup in England and Wales.

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Afghans record maiden Test victory after beating Ireland by seven wickets in Dehradun
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Afghans record maiden Test victory after beating Ireland by seven wickets in Dehradun

Afghanistan were steered to their target by a 139-run partnership between Shah, who made 76, and debutant Janat, who hit an unbeaten 65.

Highlights, Afghanistan vs Ireland, only Test in Dehradun, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Afghans secure maiden victory
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Highlights, Afghanistan vs Ireland, only Test in Dehradun, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Afghans secure maiden victory

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the fourth day of the only Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts 118 more to win
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Afghanistan vs Ireland, Highlights, only Test at Dehradun, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Hosts 118 more to win

Catch all the Live scores, updates and ball-by-ball commentary of the third day of the only Test between Afghanistan and Ireland

Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan and Hashmatullah Shahidi score fifties as hosts take control on Day 2 of one-off Test
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan and Hashmatullah Shahidi score fifties as hosts take control on Day 2 of one-off Test

Rahmat Shah scored 98 as he became the first Afghanistan cricketer to score a half-century in Test cricket.