newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We’ll take Afghanistan defeat as a stepping stone for future, says Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus

Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus lauded Afghanistan’s all-round quality, as his team went down by 62 runs in a T20 World Cup 2021 encounter in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Gerhard and his team looked at the result as “a stepping stone for the future”, ahead of their remaining fixtures in the competition.
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newscricket3 years ago

BAN v AFG | The more Test cricket we play, the better we will be, says Rashid Khan

Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan has said that his Test-inexperienced side would improve with each match in red-ball cricket. Rashid is hoping his team can take confidence from their maiden Test win against Ireland as they take on Bangladesh in the lone Test match at Chittagong on Thursday.
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newscricket4 years ago

Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi slam Afghanistan Cricket Board after Asghar Afghan's sacking

Rashid Khan and Mohammed Nabi have stated that Asghar Afghan’s sacking as the skipper from all three formats of the game would disturb the momentum of the team. The Sunrisers Hyderabad duo has openly expressed their displeasure on Twitter and asked for sanity to prevail ahead of the World Cup.
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newscricket4 years ago

In hindsight, KL Rahul feels he shouldn’t have gone for that review

KL Rahul is upset about the fact that he went for the review which later came back to hunt India as MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik were adjudged LBW in wrong decisions. However, he stated that the confusion ensued as he felt his pad was outside the off-stump and might have missed the stumps altogether.
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newscricket4 years ago

Asia Cup | Asghar Afghan handed second demerit point within 24 months

In the recent Pakistan-Afghanistan encounter, captain Asghar Afghan along with teammate Rashid Khan and Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali were handed a demerit point each for unruly conduct. If a player gets four demerit points within 24 months, they get one Test or two-limited-overs games ban.
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newscricket5 years ago

India vs Afghanistan | A lesson to learn for the Test debutants

The Afghanistan cricket team have a lot to ponder upon after their Test debut ended in an emphatic loss to a thoroughly superior Indian team. The Indians decimated Afghanistan at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore yesterday as Ajinkya Rahane & Co. won by an innings and 262 runs.
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featurecricket5 years ago

India vs Afghanistan | Three Talking points from second day of Bengaluru Test

India wrapped up a domineering performance against Afghanistan to secure a win by a margin of an innings and 262 runs, thanks to some brilliant bowling displays on the second day of the Bengaluru Test. For India, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma ticked all the boxes ahead of the England tour.
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featurecricket5 years ago

India vs Afghanistan | Talking points from Day 1 in Bengaluru

Afghanistan’s maiden Test match opened like a roller coaster ride with India first racing to 347/6 with Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay both getting centuries before experiencing a massive collapse. However, the inexperienced Afghanistan side learned quickly and are expected to improve from hereon.
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newscricket5 years ago

Only time will tell how Afghanistan perform in the Test format, says Lalchand Rajput

Former Afghanistan coach Lalchand Rajput has revealed that Rashid Khan & Co. will need some time to get used to the Test format and their progress would be a long-term affair. He added that the young Afghanistan bowlers need to have some patience and get used to bowling long spells in Test cricket.
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newscricket5 years ago

Phil Simmons asserts that Virat Kohli is not the Indian team

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons has asserted that his team is happy to play against India with or without skipper Virat Kohli, who had opted to sit out in the one-off match. He also stated that the team has prepared well to compete as they go through the transition from white ball to red ball.
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