Afghanistan Cricket Team: News

19 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup 2024: Will Afghanistan end India's unbeaten run?

India will take on Afghanistan in their first ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 encounter on June 20 in Bridgetown.

19 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Teams with highest totals against Afghanistan

West Indies thrashed Afghanistan by 104 runs in their final Group C match of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup in Gros Islet.

18 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 WC 2024: Decoding Afghanistan's run in group stage

We are done and dusted with the league stage of the ongoing 2024 ICC T20 World Cup in West Indies and USA.

18 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Presenting the most expensive overs in T20 WC history

Afghanistan all-rounder Azmatullah Omarzai entered the record books for unwanted reasons on June 18.

Ibrahim Zadran completes 1,000 T20I runs for Afghanistan: Key stats

Young Afghanistan batter Ibrahim Zadran has become the eighth Afghanistan batter to complete 1,000 T20I runs.

18 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Obed McCoy completes 150 T20 wickets with three-fer versus Afghanistan

West Indies thrashed Afghanistan by 104 runs in the final league match of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

T20 WC: West Indies demolish Afghanistan to extend unbeaten run 

West Indies thrashed Afghanistan by 104 runs in the final league match of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

18 Jun 2024

Nicholas Pooran

Nicholas Pooran completes 2,000 T20I runs with career-best 98: Stats

Nicholas Pooran scripted history by becoming the first West Indies batter to complete 2,000 T20I runs.

16 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup: Presenting Uganda's campaign in stats

Uganda had a disappointing debut ICC T20 World Cup campaign.

15 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Bowlers with best returns for Nepal  

Nepal fell a solitary run short of scripting history in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. They nearly upset South Africa in the Group D encounter in Kingstown.

15 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: A look at New Zealand's worst campaigns

In a major upset, New Zealand had an early exit from the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup currently underway in the Caribbean and USA.

14 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Lowest totals against England in T20 World Cups

England thrashed Oman in their latest 2024 ICC T20 World Cup encounter at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound.

14 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Naveen-ul-Haq becomes first Afghanistan pacer with this T20I milestone: Details

Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq was superb against minnows Papua New Guinea in Match 29 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in Trinidad.

14 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 WC 2024: Here's how New Zealand got knocked out

Kane Williamson-led New Zealand have been knocked out of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup from the group stage.

12 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup: Lowest totals by Namibia in T20Is

Namibia were bundled out by Australia for a score of 72 in Match 24 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.

08 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 WC: Rashid Khan registers best bowling figures by captain

Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan delivered a lethal spell against New Zealand in Match 14 of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

08 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Fazalhaq Farooqi becomes first bowler with successive T20 WC four-fers

Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi scripted history as he became the first bowler to claim successive four-plus wicket-hauls in ICC T20 World Cup history.

08 Jun 2024

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

T20 WC: Gurbaz shines versus NZ, completes 1,500 T20I runs

Rahmanullah Gurbaz starred with another fine knock as Afghanistan thrashed New Zealand by 84 runs in Match 14 of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

08 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 WC 2024: Afghanistan thrash New Zealand in one-sided affair

In what can be called another shocking outcome in the ongoing 2024 ICC T20 World Cup, Afghanistan thrashed New Zealand by 84 runs in Match 14.

07 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup, NZ vs AFG: Match Preview and stats

New Zealand will kick-start their 2024 ICC T20 World Cup campaign against Afghanistan in Match 14.

04 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Fazalhaq Farooqi registers fourth-best bowling figures in T20 WC history

Fazalhaq Farooqi starred with a stunning five-wicket haul as Afghanistan thrashed Uganda by 125 runs in their opener (Match 5) of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

04 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 WC: Afghanistan demolish Uganda to record historic triumph

Afghanistan have thrashed Uganda by 125 runs in their opener (Match 5) of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

04 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Gurbaz, Zadran record second-highest opening stand in T20 WC history

Afghanistan openers Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran scripted a record partnership against Uganda in their opener (Match 5) of the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup.

01 Jun 2024

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup: Group C analysis and stats

The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup is just around the corner.

30 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Most economical returns in a match

The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup is set to begin on June 1. It will be co-hosted by the West Indies and USA.

22 May 2024

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Rahmanullah Gurbaz becomes fourth Afghanistan batter with this T20 milestone

Rahmanullah Gurbaz impressed for Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 1 of the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) season on Tuesday.

20 Mar 2024

Rashid Khan

ICC T20I Rankings: Rashid Khan returns with a bang

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan, who enjoyed a stunning three-match T20I series versus Ireland, has risen four places to ninth in the latest ICC T20I Rankings for Bowlers.

Cricket Australia postpones T20I series against Afghanistan: Here's why 

In a major development, Cricket Australia (CA) has indefinitely postponed their scheduled three-match T20I series against Afghanistan due to human rights issues.

19 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan's Azmatullah Omarzai records his career-best T20I figures: Key stats

Afghanistan pacer Azmatullah Omarzai made mark in the 3rd and final T20I against Ireland in Sharjah.

19 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan thrash Ireland in 3rd T20I to win series 2-1

Afghanistan thrashed Ireland in the 3rd and final T20I at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

19 Mar 2024

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan becomes first bowler to accomplish this T20I feat

The talismanic Rashid Khan has become the first bowler to complete 100 T20I wickets at neutral venues.

18 Mar 2024

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan claims his 5th four-wicket haul in T20Is: Stats

Rashid Khan claimed a superb four-wicket haul versus Ireland in the 2nd T20I to win the match for his side.

18 Mar 2024

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi slams his sixth half-century in T20Is: Key stats

Veteran Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi played a match-defining knock of 59 in the second T20I versus Ireland held in Sharjah.

18 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan beat Ireland in 2nd T20I, level series: Key stats

Afghanistan took down Ireland in the second T20I match held in Sharjah. Riding on Mohammad Nabi's excellent half-century, the Afghans posted 152/9 in 20 overs after a horrific start.

16 Mar 2024

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan becomes the third-highest wicket-taker in T20Is: Key stats

Rashid Khan did an amazing job with the ball against Ireland in the first T20I held in Sharjah.

16 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

All-round Ireland humble Afghanistan in first T20I: Key stats

Ireland humbled sorry Afghanistan by 38 runs in the first T20I held in Sharjah.

14 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan vs Ireland, T20Is 2024: Decoding key stats

Afghanistan are gearing up to host Ireland in a three-match T20I series in the United Arab Emirates, starting on March 15.

13 Mar 2024

Mohammad Nabi

Mohammad Nabi becomes sixth Afghanistan bowler with this ODI record

Veteran Afghanistan cricket team all-rounder Mohammad Nabi entered the record books in ODI cricket for his side with a solid five-wicket haul against Ireland.

08 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Ireland's Harry Tector smashes 138 versus Afghanistan in 1st ODI

Ireland's Harry Tector fought valiantly for his side against Afghanistan in the first ODI held in Sharjah.

08 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Brilliant Afghanistan humble Ireland in first ODI: Key stats

Afghanistan claimed a superb win over Ireland in the first ODI held in Sharjah.

07 Mar 2024

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Rahmanullah Gurbaz slams his sixth ODI century: Key stats

Afghanistan cricket team opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz hammered a sparkling century (121 runs) in the first ODI versus Ireland in Sharjah.

01 Mar 2024

Andrew Balbirnie

Only Test: Andrew Balbirnie slams a match-winning 58* versus Afghanistan

Andrew Balbirnie slammed a match-winning 58* versus Afghanistan in the one-off Test on Friday.

01 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Ireland tame Afghanistan in one-off Test: Key stats

Ireland have hammered Afghanistan by six wickets to win the one-off Test held at Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi.

01 Mar 2024

Ireland Cricket

Mark Adair registers best match figures for Ireland (Tests): Stats

Star pacer Mark Adair has scripted history as he has become the first Ireland bowler to scalp eight wickets in a Test match.

01 Mar 2024

Hashmatullah Shahidi

Afghanistan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi slams his second Test fifty

Afghanistan skipper Hashmatullah Shahidi scored a crucial fifty in the third innings of the ongoing one-off Test against Ireland in Abu Dhabi.

29 Feb 2024

Ireland Cricket

One-off Test: Afghanistan gain lead against Ireland on Day 2 

Afghanistan made a comeback after perishing for 155 against Ireland on Day 1 of one-off Test in Abu Dhabi.

29 Feb 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan's Zia-ur-Rehman claims his maiden Test fifer: Stats

Zia-ur-Rehman claimed a brilliant five-wicket haul as Afghanistan dismissed Ireland for 263 in the second innings of the ongoing one-off Test in Abu Dhabi.

29 Feb 2024

Paul Stirling

Ireland's Paul Stirling clocks his maiden Test fifty

Ireland batter Paul Stirling smoked a fine half-century in the ongoing one-off Test against Afghanistan at the Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi.

28 Feb 2024

Ireland Cricket

Mark Adair becomes third Ireland bowler with Test fifer: Stats

Ireland pacer Mark Adair ran through Afghanistan's batting line-up in the one-off Test in Abu Dhabi.

28 Feb 2024

Ireland Cricket

Afghanistan vs Ireland, one-off Test: Day 1 records 14 wickets

Afghanistan were bundled out for 155 on Day 1 of the one-off Test against Ireland in Abu Dhabi.

28 Feb 2024

Ireland Cricket

Ibrahim Zadran slams fourth Test half-century, completes 500 runs: Stats 

Ibrahim Zadran played a quickfire knock after Afghanistan elected to bat against Ireland in the one-off Test in Abu Dhabi.

25 Feb 2024

Wanindu Hasaranga

Wanindu Hasaranga receives two-match ban following altercation with umpire: Details

Sri Lanka's T20I captain Wanindu Hasaranga has been handed a two-match ban by the International Cricket Council for abusing an umpire during the third T20I against Afghanistan earlier this week.

3rd T20I, Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka in high-scoring thriller: Stats

Afghanistan eked out a three-run win over Sri Lanka to win the third and final T20I on Wednesday in Dambulla.

21 Feb 2024

Pathum Nissanka

Pathum Nissanka retires hurt after registering his 10th T20I fifty

Sri Lanka cricket team opener Pathum Nissanka entertained the home crowd with a superb half-century in the third and final T20I versus Afghanistan on Wednesday.

21 Feb 2024

Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Afghanistan's Rahmanullah Gurbaz clobbers his 7th T20I half-century: Key stats

Afghanistan cricket team opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz struck a fine 43-ball 70 in the third and final T20I versus Sri Lanka on Wednesday.