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India vs Afghanistan: Karun Nair says he is a much improved batsman than he was two years ago
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India vs Afghanistan: Karun Nair says he is a much improved batsman than he was two years ago

Karun Nair says he is a much improved batsmen than he was two years ago and has his focus firmly set on his comeback Test against Afghanistan rather than the following A tour of the United Kingdom.

India vs Afghanistan: Mujeeb Ur Rahman to use mystery ball taught by Ravichandran Ashwin in debut Test
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India vs Afghanistan: Mujeeb Ur Rahman to use mystery ball taught by Ravichandran Ashwin in debut Test

Afghanistan mystery spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman says tricks of the trade learnt from Ravichandran Ashwin in the IPL will come in handy during his team's inaugural Test against India, beginning in Bengaluru from Thursday.

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Asghar Stanikzai and Co's spontaneity a breath of fresh air in modern-day cricket
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Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Asghar Stanikzai and Co's spontaneity a breath of fresh air in modern-day cricket

In this era of extreme professionalism in sports, in which each and every move of an athlete or a team is well calculated, these spontaneous Afghanistan players on the field are like a breath of fresh air. Such characters are an absolute necessity for the fans. Let’s hope, both on and off the field Stanikzai’s boys will continue to remain such flamboyant and keep us entertained.

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Rashid Khan guides hosts to thrilling one-run victory; Tigers suffer series whitewash
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Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Rashid Khan guides hosts to thrilling one-run victory; Tigers suffer series whitewash

Rashid Khan once again came to his side's rescue and produced a brilliant final over to help Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by one run in the nail-biting third and final T20 International, en route to a 3-0 series whitewash

Highlights, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I at Dehradun, Full Cricket Score: Hosts whitewash visitors 3-0
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Highlights, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I at Dehradun, Full Cricket Score: Hosts whitewash visitors 3-0

Catch the live score and updates from the 3rd T20I between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at Dehradun

Highlights, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I at Dehradun, Full Cricket score: Hosts clinch series with six-wicket win
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Highlights, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20I at Dehradun, Full Cricket score: Hosts clinch series with six-wicket win

Catch the live score and updates from the 2nd T20I between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at Dehradun

Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Rashid Khan-led spin attack holds the key again as hosts look to seal series
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Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Rashid Khan-led spin attack holds the key again as hosts look to seal series

After getting off to a dominant start with a big victory in the opening game, Afghanistan head into the second T20I against Bangladesh in an upbeat state of mind, looking to clinch the three-game series taking place in Dehradun.

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan backs Afghanistan to do well in Test cricket
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Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan backs Afghanistan to do well in Test cricket

Come 14 June, the passionate Afghan players will find out that the five-day version of the game is a different beast altogether but Bangladesh skipper, Shakib Al Hasan, has backed them to do well.

Ahead of Afghanistan's inaugural Test, Asghar Stanikzai-led side take on Bangladesh in T20I series
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Ahead of Afghanistan's inaugural Test, Asghar Stanikzai-led side take on Bangladesh in T20I series

Afghanistan will take on Bangladesh in a three-match T20 series starting in Dehradun on Sunday, dividing their focus ahead of the historic Test debut against India in two weeks' time.

Afghanistan have 'world class' spinners to trouble India in inaugural Test, says captain Asghar Stanikzai
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Afghanistan have 'world class' spinners to trouble India in inaugural Test, says captain Asghar Stanikzai

Afghanistan will make their much-awaited Test debut at the Chinnaswamy Stadium and Stankizai said the aim is to give a good fight to India, who will be without captain Virat Kohli.

Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai vows to bring happiness grief-stricken nation with wins on cricket field
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Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai vows to bring happiness grief-stricken nation with wins on cricket field

As Islamist attacks regularly shake their homeland, captain Asghar Stanikzai said his team are suffering too — but are also motivated to give the country something to cheer.

BCCI unlikely to allow Indian players from participating in newly-launched Afghanistan Premier League
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BCCI unlikely to allow Indian players from participating in newly-launched Afghanistan Premier League

The BCCI has not allowed its cricketers to play in any T20 league outside the IPL and it is unlikely to change its stance for the Afghanistan Premier League (APL).

Afghanistan cricket team welcomed like heroes after booking spot in next year's World Cup
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Afghanistan cricket team welcomed like heroes after booking spot in next year's World Cup

After touching down in the Afghanistan capital, captain Asghar Stanikzai warned that his minnows were ready to cause some shocks in the 50-over global showpiece in England next year.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: For resurgent Afghanistan, there's no looking back after fairytale ending as they prepare for road ahead
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: For resurgent Afghanistan, there's no looking back after fairytale ending as they prepare for road ahead

Looking back, Afghanistan got lucky in the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018. But looking back is exactly the thing that they won't be doing from hereon.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai says his side will target winning tournament
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai says his side will target winning tournament

Both Afghanistan and West Indies had already made sure of their places in the 2019 World Cup by topping the 10-team qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe.

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan insists Afghanistan can still make it to the 2019 event
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan insists Afghanistan can still make it to the 2019 event

"Anything can happen," said Rashid. "In the Super Six, it's quite difficult for anyone to go directly (into the final).

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to 5-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to 5-wicket victory over United Arab Emirates

Rashid returned figures of 5 for 41 as the UAE, after electing to bat, were bowled out for 177 in 43 overs. Afghanistan, in their run-chase, initially faltering at 54/5, chased the target with 5 wickets to spare

ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan's flop show despite promising much indicates the mess beneath the rosy exterior
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ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018: Afghanistan's flop show despite promising much indicates the mess beneath the rosy exterior

If anything, the qualifiers only highlighted Afghanistan's inability to flourish under pressure, even against weaker sides.

ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018: Afghanistan lay down early marker after beating West Indies in warm-up game
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ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018: Afghanistan lay down early marker after beating West Indies in warm-up game

Afghanistan laid down a marker ahead of 2019 World Cup qualifying as fast bowler Dawlat Zadran took a hat-trick in a comfortable warm-up victory over West Indies in Harare on Tuesday.