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Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

28 May 2020

Cricket Australia announces dates for summer fixtures: Details here

Cricket Australia has announced a full international schedule for the 2020-21 summer.

Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11

25 Mar 2020

Terrorists barge into gurudwara in Kabul, kill at least 11

In a despicable incident, terrorists, armed with guns, barged inside a gurudwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul and rained bullets, killing at least 11 on Wednesday, several reports said.

Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"

04 Mar 2020

Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"

Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.

US, Taliban sign historic peace deal to end Afghanistan war

29 Feb 2020

US, Taliban sign historic peace deal to end Afghanistan war

After months of negotiations, the United States and Taliban on Saturday signed a historic peace agreement to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.

Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area

27 Jan 2020

Passenger plane with 83 onboard crashes in Taliban-held Afghanistan area

A passenger plane crashed in the Deh Yak district of Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Monday.

BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

29 Dec 2019

BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP boss, Mayawati, has suspended a party MLA from Madhya Pradesh after the latter allegedly supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Cricket: A look at the worst moments this year

28 Dec 2019

Cricket: A look at the worst moments this year

The year 2019 in cricket had a packed schedule that included some major tournaments.

#ComicBytes: Facts about Iron Man movies haven't shown yet

18 Dec 2019

#ComicBytes: Facts about Iron Man movies haven't shown yet

Genius, Billionaire, you know how it goes.

Violence not an answer: Modi on protests against Citizenship Act

16 Dec 2019

Violence not an answer: Modi on protests against Citizenship Act

Amid nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people should not believe rumors and work towards maintaining peace and harmony.

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

12 Dec 2019

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.

IUML to file plea against Citizenship Bill in Supreme Court

12 Dec 2019

IUML to file plea against Citizenship Bill in Supreme Court

A day after the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has filed a writ petition against the Bill in the Supreme Court on Thursday, calling it "unconstitutional."

Asghar Afghan replaces Rashid Khan as Afghanistan captain: Details here

11 Dec 2019

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.

Amit Shah defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, slams Congress' past

09 Dec 2019

Amit Shah defends Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, slams Congress' past

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to correct Congress' mistakes, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday as he defended his government's decision to give Indian citizenship to persecuted non-Muslims from neighboring countries.

Who is Karim Janat: Afghanistan's new bowling sensation

17 Nov 2019

Who is Karim Janat: Afghanistan's new bowling sensation

Afghanistan have risen to fame in world cricket, courtesy their fine performance over the past years, as a result, producing some incredible players.

Nicholas Pooran banned for ball-tampering: Details here

13 Nov 2019

Nicholas Pooran banned for ball-tampering: Details here

West Indian youngster Nicholas Pooran has been banned from four T20Is after being found guilty of attempting to change the condition of the ball during the recently-concluded third ODI against Afghanistan in Lucknow.

How Kieron Pollard forced umpire to change no-ball decision

13 Nov 2019

How Kieron Pollard forced umpire to change no-ball decision

Windies all-rounder Kieron Pollard is one of the top players in Caribbean cricket. He is also the current captain of the side in the ongoing limited overs series against Afghanistan.

Windies end five-year ODI series winless streak, beat Afghanistan

10 Nov 2019

Windies end five-year ODI series winless streak, beat Afghanistan

Former world champions Windies ended their five-year series winless streak in ODIs, as they beat Afghanistan in the second ODI of the ongoing three-match series.

Top al Qaeda leader, born in Uttar Pradesh, killed

09 Oct 2019

Top al Qaeda leader, born in Uttar Pradesh, killed

A top leader of al Qaeda was killed by the joint forces of the United States and Afghanistan on September 23, reports claimed.

Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year

07 Oct 2019

Taliban releases three Indian engineers kidnapped last year

In a sigh of relief for India, three engineers, who were abducted in May 2018 by the Taliban, were released on Sunday in exchange for 11 Taliban members. The swap happened at an undisclosed location.

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in T20I: Here are the records broken

15 Sep 2019

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in T20I: Here are the records broken

Afghanistan were too good for Zimbabwe in the second T20I of the tri-series involving Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

14 Sep 2019

Osama bin Laden's son killed in US counter-terrorism operation: Trump

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that Hamza bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, was killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. Reportedly, Hamza was expected to succeed his father as the leader of the al-Qaeda.

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

11 Sep 2019

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

A rocket exploded at the United States Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul on Wednesday, the anniversary of 9/11 attack.

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

09 Sep 2019

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.

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

09 Sep 2019

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

The Afghanistan cricket team scripted history by winning the one-off Test match against Bangladesh.

Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

08 Sep 2019

Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.

Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President

08 Sep 2019

Donald Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban leaders, Afghan President

On Saturday, United States President Donald Trump said that he has canceled a peace deal with Taliban leaders.

Here are the first Test centurions from every cricketing nation

07 Sep 2019

Here are the first Test centurions from every cricketing nation

Test cricket is considered to be the ultimate format of the game.

Rashid Khan scripts this superb record against Bangladesh: Details here

07 Sep 2019

Rashid Khan scripts this superb record against Bangladesh: Details here

Afghanistan star spinner Rashid Khan claimed a superb fifer in the one-off Test match against Bangladesh.

Afghanistan star Mohammad Nabi to retire from Test cricket

06 Sep 2019

Afghanistan star Mohammad Nabi to retire from Test cricket

Veteran Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi is set to retire after the ongoing Test match against Bangladesh.

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

18 Aug 2019

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

At least 63 people have been killed and over 180 injured when a powerful bomb explosion ripped through a packed wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

ACB indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad

10 Aug 2019

ACB indefinitely suspends Mohammad Shahzad

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been suspended indefinitely by the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) over breach of conduct.

Rashid Khan appointed Afghanistan skipper for all formats: Details here

12 Jul 2019

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.

Anti-India banners fly over Leeds during India-Sri Lanka match

07 Jul 2019

Anti-India banners fly over Leeds during India-Sri Lanka match

For the second time in the ICC World Cup 2019, banners with political messages were seen flying over cricket ground during matches.

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

07 Jul 2019

After India's Balakot strike, Pakistani terrorists being trained in Afghanistan

Pakistan-based terror organizations, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), have reportedly shifted their cadres to Afghanistan following the Indian Air Force's airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot.

Review of Afghanistan's World Cup 2019 campaign

05 Jul 2019

Review of Afghanistan's World Cup 2019 campaign

Afghanistan signed out of the ICC World Cup 2019 after failing to register a single league victory. They finished at the bottom.

Ranking all the knocks of Dhoni in 2019 World Cup

05 Jul 2019

Ranking all the knocks of Dhoni in 2019 World Cup

In all likelihood, former Indian skipper MS Dhoni is playing his final ICC World Cup.

This Afghanistan player has eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record

05 Jul 2019

This Afghanistan player has eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record

Afghanistan bowed out of the ICC World Cup 2019 with zero wins in nine matches.

Afghanistan vs West Indies: Preview, Dream11 and head-to-head

03 Jul 2019

Afghanistan vs West Indies: Preview, Dream11 and head-to-head

Afghanistan and West Indies will be aiming to sign off from the ICC World Cup 2019 on a high.

List of embarrassing records scripted in the 2019 World Cup

03 Jul 2019

List of embarrassing records scripted in the 2019 World Cup

The ICC World Cup 2019 has entered its business end, as it has already witnessed a number of top clashes between world-class teams.

CWC: Five players who didn't live up to the expectations

01 Jul 2019

CWC: Five players who didn't live up to the expectations

The players are expected to bring out their best show at the grandest stage of all, the ICC World Cup.