The tournament was to feature the likes of Chris Gayle, Sandeep Lamichhane and Mohammad Shahzad among others.
Mohammad Shahzad gets one-year suspension from all forms of cricket by Afghanistan Cricket Board for violating disciplinary rules
Shahzad's contract was "suspended for indefinite period" for breaching the ACB Code of Conduct but the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Sunday fixed the term of his suspension, which will now last one year
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.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Afghanistan review: Selection blunders, off-field turmoil mark disappointing campaign for Afghans
A semi-final spot was never a realistic prospect, but Afghanistan were not here to make up the numbers, a new force rather than a novelty act.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib says Mohammad Shahzad's exit won't overshadow their campaign
Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib insists his side won't let the row over Mohammad Shahzad's controversial World Cup exit overshadow the rest of the tournament.
South Africa vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Bottom-placed teams hope to put campaigns back on track
Winless so far in the tournament, both South Africa and Afghanistan will be eagerly looking to tick the victory box when they take on each other in a World Cup encounter on Saturday.
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: Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad says he'll 'quit cricket' after ACB declares him unfit, sends him back home
Mohammad Shahzad has threatened to quit cricket after being declared unfit for the remainder of the World Cup by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB).
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad to miss rest of tournament due to knee injury
Afghanistan opener Mohammad Shahzad will miss the rest of the World Cup after suffering a knee injury, tournament organisers revealed on Thursday.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Pakistan vs Afghanistan Warm-up Match: Gulbadin Naib and Co stun neighbours with three-wicket win
Chasing a modest 263 for victory, Afghanistan’s opening batsmen Mohammad Shahzad and Hazratullah Zazai got them off to a blistering start before Hashmatullah Shahidi took charge to help them cross the finish line in the final over with an unbeaten 74.
Ireland vs Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad's blistering ton sets up vistors' 126-run win; series ends in 1-1 draw
Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of Ireland.
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Scotland vs Afghanistan: Rahmat Shah's century helps visitors to victory by two runs in rain-hit second ODI
Rahmat Shah hit 113 while Hashmatullah Shahidi and Mohammad Shahzad made half-centuries as Afghanistan defeated Scotland by two runs in a rain-hit ODI on Friday.
Mohammad Shahzad, Afghanistan wicketkeeper, World Cup 2019 Player Full Profile: Aggressive Shahzad can provide Afghanistan explosive starts
A healthy contempt for the reputation any and all bowlers, coupled with a sharp eye, quick reactions and seemingly spring-loaded hands make Shahzad a mercurial but menacing presence at the top of the order, happy to take on even the most intimidating of pace bowlers and more often than coming out on top, at least for a while.
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.
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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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 2, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 120
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: Tim Murtagh strikes fifty at No 11 to lift visitors to 171 on opening day of Only Test
Coming out to bat at No 11, Murtagh remained unbeaten on 54 off 75 balls as Ireland top-order batsmen failed to stitch partnerships after opting to bat.