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T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan can beat India by batting well in Abu Dhabi, says Hamid Hassan

Afghanistan pacer Hamid Hassan believes that his team can beat India on Wednesday, November 3 in Abu Dhabi if it bats well. In contrasting set of fortunes at the T20 World Cup 2021, Afghanistan have won 2 games out of 3 while India have lost 2 games on the trot and are virtually out of semis race.
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newscricket3 months ago

T20 World Cup | Asghar Afghan is the best captain Afghanistan has ever produced, says Naveen-ul-Haq

After registering a thumping 62-run victory against Namibia on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq stated that Asghar Afghan is the best captain the country has ever produced. Asghar notched up a 23-ball 31 in his farewell match, while Naveen excelled with the ball, returning 3/26.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Hamid Hassan expresses disappointment after getting injured in his last international match

Hamid Hassan has revealed that he was heartbroken after he left the field in the match against Pakistan due to a hamstring injury which effectively signaled the end of his ODI career. He further stated that his bowling could have won his team the match which made the experience even worse.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I do not have enough speed for this kind of surface, admits Gulabdin Naib

Gulabdin Naib has said that had Hamid Hassan played, he would not have bowled in the death overs himself which ended up costing his team a closely-contested match. He further stated that it was their game to lose but Pakistan played well under pressure and acknowledged their fighting spirit. 
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It's almost like an unbelievable journey, reminisces Hamid Hassan

Afghan pacer Hamid Hassan gave an emotional interview in which he recounted his ‘unbelievable journey’ from being a refugee dreaming of playing for his nation to wearing his country’s colours in the World Cup. He also talked about the serious injury he had sustained and his comeback to cricket.
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featurecricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan’s predicted XI for the game against New Zealand

After two consecutive losses, Afghanistan are on the brink of getting into a “do-or-die” zone and they will put all their might to secure a win against New Zealand. While Mohammed Shahzad has been ruled out of the tournament, Noor Ali Zadran will open the innings alongside Hazratullah Zazai.
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featurecricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan’s predicted XI for Sri Lanka outing

Afghanistan will back themselves to bounce back from an opening game loss to Australia as they gear up to face Dimuth Karunaratane-led Sri Lanka in their second match of the World Cup. Gulbadin Naib & Co. will take on Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Tuesday in the seventh match of the WC.
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newscricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Cannot afford to make mistakes against Australia, says Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib has stated that Afghanistan cannot afford to make mistakes against Australia, referring to his side’s seven wicket-loss in their World Cup opener on Saturday at Bristol. Afghanistan had won the toss and opted to bat first but were skittled out for 207 runs in just 38.2 overs.
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featurecricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan’s predicted XI for the game against Australia in Bristol

Afghanistan are all set to make their second appearance in the ICC Cricket World Cup tomorrow when they will meet the mighty Australians at the County Ground in Bristol. Afghanistan had a dream beginning in England as they defeated neighbouring Pakistan in the warm-up game last week.
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featurecricket3 years ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT Analysis - Afghanistan

Afghanistan are one of the most exciting teams to have played the World Cup. They are almost rank outsiders, but no one will stick their neck out and say the team doesn’t have it in them to upset the apple cart and secure a few wins along the way. Such has been their progress over the years.
Bastab K Parida