Afghanistan Cricket Board: News

22 Aug 2023


Imam-ul-Haq slams his third fifty in last four ODI innings

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq continues his bright form in international cricket.

Injured Naveen-ul-Haq ruled out of Bangladesh T20Is, to undergo surgery

In a major blow to Team Afghanistan, pacer Naveen-ul-Haq has been ruled out of the upcoming two-match T20I series against hosts Bangladesh due to a knee injury.

01 Jun 2023

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan ruled out of first two SL ODIs: Details 

In a major blow to Team Afghanistan, Rashid Khan has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against Sri Lanka due to a lower-back injury.

26 May 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Hardik Pandya likely to lead India's second-string team against Afghanistan

As per the latest developments, Team India will be without the services of their top players in the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan at home.

29 Jan 2023

Rashid Khan

Afghanistan name preliminary squad for UAE T20Is: Details here 

Afghanistan have named their 22-member preliminary squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series in UAE, starting February 16.

Australia withdraw from ODI series versus Afghanistan: Here's why 

Australia have withdrawn from the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan in March in the UAE.

29 Dec 2022

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan's T20I captain, replaces Mohammad Nabi

Leg-spinner Rashid Khan has been appointed the captain of Afghanistan's T20 side.

UAE set to be Afghanistan's home of cricket: Key details

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host Afghanistan's home matches for the next five years.

Umar Gul named Afghanistan men's bowling coach: Details here

Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has appointed former Pakistan pacer Umar Gul as their bowling coach for the men's cricket team.

Rashid steps down as Afghanistan captain after WT20 squad announcement

Afghanistan's Rashid Khan has stepped down as captain less than half an hour after the squad was announced for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup.

Afghan equals Dhoni's record of most T20I wins as captain

Another superb spell by leg-spinner Rashid Khan helped Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in the 2nd T20I.

Afghanistan win 2nd Test despite Zimbabwe's stunning comeback: Records broken

Afghanistan have won the second Test against Zimbabwe by six wickets at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

Hashmatullah Shahidi becomes first Afghanistan player to hit Test double-hundred

Middle-order batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi has become the first player from Afghanistan to hit a double-century in Test Cricket.

IPL 2021: Who is Afghanistan's teen sensation Noor Ahmad?

Afghanistan's left-arm wrist-spinner Noor Ahmad is the youngest player in this year's IPL auction pool.

Paul Stirling slams a record-equaling 11th ODI ton

A blistering knock (128) by opener Paul Stirling helped Ireland post 259/9 in the ongoing second ODI against Afghanistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.

Australia set to host Afghanistan for one-off Test in 2021

Australia are set to host Afghanistan for a one-off Test match in November next year.

Afghanistan cricketer Najeeb Tarakai passes away at 29

Afghanistan's top-order batsman Najeeb Tarakai, on Tuesday, passed away after sustaining injuries in a road accident.

Our dream is to win the T20 WC: Rashid Khan

Leg-spinner Rashid Khan believes Afghanistan have the right resources to win the impending T20 World Cup.

Afghanistan cricketers resume training in Kabul

The marquee Afghanistan players returned to training, on Sunday, as the Afghanistan Cricket Board commenced a month-long camp in Kabul.

Shafiqullah Shafaq banned from cricket for six years

Afghanistan wicket-keeper Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned from all forms of cricket after accepting four charges of breaching the Afghanistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code.

03 May 2020


BCCI clears dues of physically disabled cricketers

The players and support staff members of India's physically disabled cricket team received their dues from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Ex-Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib threatens to expose corruption in ACB

Former Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib has threatened to expose Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for its ongoing corruption.

Asghar Afghan replaces Rashid Khan as Afghanistan captain: Details here

Afghanistan have re-appointed Asghar Afghan as the captain of the national team for all formats, as he replaces Rashid Khan.

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh: Here're the records scripted by Rashid Khan

Afghanistan scripted history on Monday when they beat Bangladesh by 224 runs in a Test match at Chittagong.

Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan skipper for all formats: Details here

Following a dismal campaign in the World Cup 2019, Afghanistan have appointed spinner Rashid Khan as their new full-time captain for all formats.

Mohammad Shahzad threatens to quit cricket following axe: Details here

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad is upset with the fact that he has been declared unfit for the remainder of ICC World Cup 2019.

Mohammad Kaif, the front-runner for Afghanistan's head coach job

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif has been approached by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for the post of the team's head coach.