Postponement of World Cup qualifier match at Kolkata left us heartbroken, says Afghanistan's Zohib Islam Amiri
The Afghanistan team is heartbroken after the coronavirus-forced lockdown deprived it of an opportunity to soak in Kolkata's football atmosphere during its scheduled return-leg FIFA World Cup Qualifier, says the country's former captain Zohib Islam Amiri.
India squad for SL and Oz series takeaways: Jasprit Bumrah's comeback intensifies bowling; hosts continue to stress on bench strength
The key takeaways from India's squad announcement for Sri Lanka T20Is and Australia ODIs
India U-19 vs Afghanistan U-19: Disciplined Afghans script stunning two-wicket win in low-scoring fifth Youth ODI
Afghanistan's U-19 team produced a disciplined effort to script a stunning two-wicket victory over fancied India in a low-scoring fifth Youth ODI in Lucknow on Saturday.
Daily Bulletin: SC to announce judgments on women's entry into Sabrimala, Rafale verdict review plea today; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Sabarimala verdict: Five-judge constitution bench of SC set to pronounce judgment on women's entry today; Delhi air pollution: SC-mandated body orders closure of schools in Delhi-NCR on Thursday, Friday as AQI touches emergency levels; and more
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: A good headache to choose from Mohammad Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, says Indian bowling coach
Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun says that India cherishes the 'good headache' to choose from Mohammad Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar after both performed well
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jasprit Bumrah embellishes death-overs reputation with yorker barrage against Afghanistan
In a supreme display of control and accuracy, Bumrah kept lobbing the white Kookaburra ball unerringly at the feet of the petrified Afghan batsmen at the Hampshire Bowl.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli fined 25 percent of match fee, handed one demerit point for excessive appealing
Virat Kohli is found to have breached Article 2.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to 'Excessive appealing during an International Match' during their match against Afghanistan.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sachin Tendulkar expresses disappointment on MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav's lack of positive intent during partnership
Sachin Tendulkar was left disappointed by India's slow batting display against Afghanistan and said the middle-order batsmen, including Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav, lacked positive intent during their tense World Cup clash.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mohammed Shami says MS Dhoni had advised him to bowl a yorker to complete hat-trick
Shami is the second Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in World Cup after Chetan Sharma's feat against New Zealand in the 1987 edition. This is the 10th hat-trick in history of 50-over World Cup.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Kedar Jadhav hails a 'very good' top-order, says it becomes difficult to wait for his turn to bat
India's batting all-rounder Kedar Jadhav finds it "difficult to wait for his turn to bat" but realizes that he has no option but to show his utility in the limited time that he gets out there due to a star-studded top-order.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghan skipper Gulbadin Naib praises 'game-changer' Jasprit Bumrah for his impressive spell
Captain Gulbadin Naib termed Jasprit Bumrah's two-wicket burst in the 29th over as the actual game-changer after Afghanistan suffered an 11-run loss to India in a tense World Cup clash on Saturday.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Injury replacement Mohammed Shami proves there is no respite from this Indian team
When the tournament began, Mohammed Shami was a third seamer, who might play if ‘the pitch has to offer a lot’. On a slow surface that suited the spinners, he showed he was more than a windmill bowling action and dead-steady seam position. He was skillful, disciplined and hungry.
Mohammed Shami claims hat-trick as India eliminate Afghanistan from World Cup; New Zealand clinch a thriller against West Indies
Here are the best photos from Saturday's double-header featuring India, Afghanistan, New Zealand and West Indies.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghans' best performance results in elimination, but team can take heart from effort
For Afghanistan, it was the sort of performance that, had it come in their first match, it would have sent ripples of alarm through their remaining opponents. It was finally the Afghanistan that the tournament had been expecting rather than the shambles that turned up.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli says hard-fought win in Southampton was important for team
India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said the hard-fought win over Afghanistan in the Word Cup was much-needed as it helped the two-time champions to show their character and clinch a victory from the jaws of defeat.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: 'If any match deserved to finish with a hat trick it was that one', Twitter celebrates last-over thriller
Here's how Twitter reacted to India's thrilling win over Afghanistan at Southampton, extending India's unbeaten run in the World Cup.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Mohammed Shami's hat-trick, Jasprit Bumrah's accuracy bail India out against spirited Afghans
Mohammed Shami's last-over hattrick saved India from a mighty scare after they managed to pip Afghanistan by 11 runs to inch closer towards World Cup semi-finals.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Relaxed Virat Kohli and Co prepare for another easy outing against troubled Afghanistan
In all this chatter about India, and how they are on a roll at the moment, the Afghans are in danger of getting lost. Maybe they already are, for the noises emanating from their dressing room aren’t heartening.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Gulbadin Naib defends Rashid Khan post horrific spell against England, credits spinner for being 'mentally strong'
Leg-spinner Rashid Khan is mentally strong and one bad game against England won't affect him, Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said on Friday as his side prepare to face the mighty Indians.
India vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Virat Kohli's men start runaway favourites in Southampton
One of the title contenders, India's match against Afghanistan could well be a glorified net session in which they would like to put up a resounding performance that not only eases their passage to the semi-final but also ensures a good net run-rate.