newscricket3 months ago

SL vs AFG | Noor Ahmad picked in Afghanistan squad for Sri Lanka ODIs

Afghanistan have included 17-year-old Noor Ahmad and experienced Gulbadin Naib in their 18-member squad for the three-match ODI series in Sri Lanka, to begin in Kandy this month. Hashmatullah Shahidi will continue to lead the side, while Rashid Khan is set to lead the spin-heavy bowling attack.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Extremely proud of what we've achieved, says Kyle Coetzer

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer was extremely proud of the way his team played and what they achieved at the T20 World Cup 2021. They have already secured a place in Round 1 of the next year's edition in Australia, and Coetzer believed that the team managed to inspire other associate nations.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup | 'Bhai don't worry', says Rashid Khan's in cheeky reply to Ashwin ahead of Afghanistan vs New Zealand clash

Rashid Khan has given a cheeky reply to Ravichandran Ashwin after he offered help to get injured Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman fit and fine for the all-important clash against New Zealand on Sunday. Notably, India can qualify for the semi-finals if Afghanistan beat the New Zealand side.
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newscricket1 year ago

IND vs AFG | Not playing regularly against 'big sides' hurts Afghanistan, says Rashid Khan after 66-run defeat vs India

After India beat Afghanistan by 66 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, Rashid Khan said that his team needs to play frequently against the 'big sides' as that would help them understand the opposition better. Afghanistan are placed 2nd in Group 2 at the T20 World Cup 2021.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan has done well and they will challenge us with spin bowling, says Vikram Rathour

India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour has praised the Afghanistan team saying that they have done well in the tournament and will challenge the Indian team with spin bowling. India are having a horrendous run in the showpiece event after losing both their matches by massive margins so far.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Team morale is still high despite defeat against Pakistan, asserts Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi has stated that Afghanistan’s morale is still high despite suffering a five-wicket defeat against Pakistan in the Super 12. He further added that winning and losing are part of the game and the team tried their best versus Pakistan but the opposition finished the game well in the end.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Pakistan put their heart and soul in first two matches, says coach Saqlain Mushtaq

Pakistan head coach Saqlain Mushtaq stated that the team put their heart and soul into their first two matches of the T20 World Cup 2021 against India and New Zealand respectively. He asked of his team to maintain the same intensity, attitude, and mindset going ahead into the tournament.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Everyone knows Rashid and Mujeeb are among world’s best, says Nabi after duo rattles Scotland

Mohammad Nabi acknowledged the brilliance of spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan, after the duo picked nine wickets between them to skittle Scotland for a paltry 60 in 10.2 overs in Sharjah on Monday. Afghanistan began their T20 World Cup 2021 campaign with a dominant 130-run win.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Afghanistan announce revised 15-member squad, Mohammad Nabi named captain

Afghanistan have announced their revised 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup in UAE and Oman. Left-Arm pacer Fareed Ahmed Malik has been promoted to the 15-member squad from reserves whereas batsmen Sharafuddin Ashraf and pacer Dawlat Zadran have been demoted to the list of travel reserves.
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newscricket1 year ago

BBL 11 | Brisbane Heat re-sign Mujeeb Ur Rahman for 2021-22 edition

Brisbane Heat have re-signed Afghanistan mystery spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman for the upcoming edition of Big Bash League, scheduled to be played in December-January. Mujeeb has been excellent for Heat from the last three seasons claiming 29 wickets in 26 games at an economy rate of 6.13.
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