newscricket8 days ago

Afghanistan Cricket Board hand one-year suspension to chief selector and team manager

The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have decided to hand one-year suspensions to chief selector Dawlat Ahmadzai, and team manager, Naweed Sayem following the team’s poor show in the World Cup. The decision to suspend the duo was taken after a board meeting held at Kabul on Saturday.
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newscricket18 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Afghanistan are desperate for good pacer to support spinners, says Gulbadin Naib

Gulbadin Naib has urged Afghanistan’s talent scouts to unearth quality pace bowlers over the next few years. Naib is of the belief that his team, who have been too reliant on their young spin sensations Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman, are lacking a quality pacer to trouble the top teams.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Missed an opportunity to beat one of the best teams, says Gulbadin Naib

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib rued his side’s missed chances in the recent loss to India as they fell short off the target of 225, set by Virat Kohli & Co. by 11 runs on Saturday. Mohammad Shami took a hat-trick in the last over of the match to hand India their fourth win at the World Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | When things don't go your way, you need to show character, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has admitted that things got a little out of control in yesterday's match against Afghanistan but gave credit to his side to come through and seal a crucial win. The Indian team defeated Gulbadin Naib & Co. by a narrow margin of 11 runs at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground on Saturday.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs BAN | Takeaways - Afghanistan’s inspiring fightback and Indian bowlers’ profoundness

After a lot of hiccups, India snatched a nail-biting victory from jaws of defeat against a fighting and determined Afghanistan to acquire the third spot on the points table. Mohammad Shami’s last over heroics nullified the Mohammad Nabi threat to hand India their fourth win of the tournament.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

8 Things you missed | From Vijay Shankar's lousy fielding to Virat Kohli smashing Rahmat Shah on his back

What an intense game of cricket it was! Afghanistan made it really tough for Team India and we know that in this close match you would have missed these 8 highly entertaining incidents. But don't worry, we have compiled a list of everything you have missed from this match.
Soumil Khare
newscricketa month ago

Twitter heaps praise on Afghanistan team for giving tough time to team India

After getting battered by England, Afghanistan came back to restrict India to just 224 runs. It turned out to be an intense game as Afghanistan with their heroic batting efforts took the game to the last over but Shami sealed the deal with a perfect hat-trick and fans on Twitter reacted on the same.
Soumil Khare
newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Rashid Khan left embarrassed after forcing LBW review on thick inside edge

DRS’ value is humongous and shouldn’t be wasted as a team gets one per innings. The primary reason behind the existence if DRS is to eradicate blunders but Rashid Khan forced Gulbadin Naib to take a review for an LBW decision when the ball had taken an inside edge of the bat.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India will go all out against Afghanistan as well, says Harbhajan Singh

As India get ready to take on Afghanistan at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton today, Harbhajan Singh expects nothing less than 100 percent effort from the Men in Blue. The two-time World Cup winners and one of the tournament favourites, India have enjoyed a fine run in this edition so far.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

8 Things you missed | From James Vince's cameo to Joe Root's intensive training

Another day of cricket in England. Another win for the England cricket team. You might still be on the high that India provided in their win against Pakistan so you might have decided to skip this game. Don't worry! We have a list of the very best things from the game and there are eight of them!
Soumil Khare