T20 World Cup: Afghanistan bring back batter Darwish Rasooli in 15-member squad
From the 17 players who were part of the squad for the recently held ACC Men's Asia Cup 2022, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) also dropped Karim Janat and Noor Ahmad for the T20 World Cup which will be played from October 16 to November 13 at various venues in Australia.
Rashid Khan could start a bidding war; Livingstone will be hot property in BBL Draft: Gilchrist
Leg-spinner Rashid Khan, one of the key players in Gujarat Titans' IPL 2022 title triumph, has spent the last five tournaments with the Adelaide Strikers and if reports emerging ahead of the Draft are any indication, the 23-year-old could be the subject of a bidding war between franchises.
Suicide bomb blast rocks Kabul during T20 match at sports stadium
The bomb explosion took place where the spectators sat in the cricket stands while the match was played. However, cricket players from both the teams were quickly taken inside a bunker. UN officials were also present at the stadium when the alleged suicide attack took place. The Kabul Police Headquarters confirmed the incident but no casualties have been reported so far.
U19 Asia Cup: India defeat Afghanistan by 4 wickets
A half-century by opener Harnoor Singh (65) and useful knocks from Raj Bawa (43 not out), Kaushal Tambe 35 (not out), and captain Yash Dhull (26) enabled India to chase down the target of 260 in 48.2 overs. Earlier, Ijaz Ahmad Ahmadzai and skipper Suliman Safi made half-centuries as Afghanistan made 259/4 in the 50 overs.
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In their last against Kiwis, India shuffled the batting order as Ishan Kishan, who replaced the injured Suryakumar Yadav, opened the batting alongside KL Rahul. However, the move to push Ishan at the top and demote regular opener Rohit Shrama at No 3 didn't produce great results for India.
Afghan footballer Anwari dies after clinging to US military aircraft
According to a report in france24.com, Anwari was identified as one of those who had stormed the runway in a desperate bid to cling on to evacuating flights. The report said that he was a high school student and a member of the country's national junior football team. According to a report in dailymail.co.uk, he was trapped in the landing gear of the US evacuation flight.
Afghanistan spinner Rashid calls on world leaders to save his country
"Dear World Leaders! My country is in chaos, thousand of innocent people, including children & women, get martyred everyday, houses & properties being destructed. Thousand families displaced.. Don't leave us in chaos. Stop killing Afghans & destroying Afghanistan [emoticon: flag of Afghanistan]. We want peace. [emoticon: folded hands] (sic)," tweeted Khan.
Rashid Khan powers Afghanistan to 3-0 series win
Batting first, Afghanistan scored 266 for nine wickets in 50 overs. Rashid top-scored with 48 off 40 deliveries while batting at No.9. Skipper Asghar Afghan made 41 and Gulbadin Naib hit 36. Seamer Craig Young took three wickets for 61 runs.