newscricket1 month ago

Rashid Khan to succeed Mohammad Nabi as Afghanistan T20I captain

Rashid Khan has been confirmed to return as Afghanistan's captain in the game's shortest format after Mohammad Nabi stepped down following a disappointing World T20 campaign. Rashid welcomed the appointment while acknowledging the responsibility the role puts on him to bring joy to the Afghan fans.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts to Jos Buttler emerging as cricket's version of Jordan Pickford with miraculous glovework

Wicketkeeping is an extremely unforgiving job as the glovemen have to be always on their toes and stop the ball from running behind. However, Jos Buttler did much more than that against Afghanistan as he plucked a one-handed stunner mid-air, emulating English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC World T20 2022 | Mohammad Nabi continues as skipper in Afghanistan's 15-man squad

Afghanistan has named a 15-member list for the World T20 in Australia to be led by Mohammad Nabi after he ensured some great results at the Asia Cup. There are quite a few notable inclusions including Qais Ahmed and Darwish Rasooli amidst wholesale squad changes from the tournament in the UAE.
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newscricket8 months ago

WATCH | On Father’s Day, a throwback when Mohammad Nabi and his son Hassan Khan batted together

Fans and commentators on cricket fields have witnessed a partnership between a father and a son on numerous occasions before On this year's Father's Day, here is a glimpse of when Mohammad Nabi and his son Hassan Khan batted together at the CBFS 2022 Sharjah T20 tournament earlier this year.
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newscricket1 year ago

AFG vs BAN | Mohammad Nabi returns to the ODI squad for the upcoming series against Bangladesh

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has made a return to the ODI squad for the upcoming three match series against Bangladesh starting from February 23. The team will tour Bangladesh for three ODI matches in February and two T20I fixtures to be played in March at Chattogram and Dhaka.
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newscricket1 year ago

AFG vs NED | Mohammad Nabi rules himself out for ODIs, four uncapped players included in Afghanistan squad

Mohammad Nabi has ruled himself out and Naveen-ul-Haq will also miss the three match ODI series between Afghanistan and Netherlands starting from January 21 in Doha. Four uncapped players namely Riaz Hassan, Mohammad Saleem Safi, Fazalhaq Farooqi and Shahidullah Kamal are included in the squad.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup | We played good cricket, will take a lot of positives, says Mohammad Nabi after losing to New Zealand

After Afghanistan suffered an eight-wicket defeat against New Zealand on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, Mohammad Nabi stated that 150-160 runs would have been a decent total to defend. Despite the tournament exit, the Afghanistan captain was pleased with the team's overall performance at the marquee event.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Questions will be raised if New Zealand lose to Afghanistan, says Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has said that if New Zealand loses to Afghanistan on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, a lot of questions will be raised. The Black Caps will be eyeing their T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final berth with the victory, whereas India will be hoping for Afghanistan to win to stay in the hunt.
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newscricket1 year ago

Australia postpones their first-ever Test match versus Afghanistan

Cricket Australia has declared the first Test match between Australia and Afghanistan scheduled in late November as postponed. The match was postponed following their stance on women not being allowed to play cricket in Taliban rule but Cricket Australia hopes to play the match in future seasons.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan is an exceptionally dangerous team, states Sunil Gavaskar ahead of India’s Super 12s clash

Sunil Gavaskar labelled Afghanistan as a “dangerous” team, ahead of India’s T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12s face-off in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, November 3. Gavaskar further believed that Ravichandran Ashwin could be a good addition in India’s XI, even if it means going in with three spinners.
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