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Stage set for first Afghanistan-Ireland T20

Afghanistan are all poised to take on Ireland in the first T20 match, sponsored by the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun on Thursday. The newest Test nations, the two sides are to play three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a solitary Test in …

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Cricket stadium in Kandahar opens

AT-KABUL: A cricket stadium with international standards was opened Monday in Kandahar province. Indian government has financed the project. The inauguration of the stadium took place with the presence of the provincial officials, Indian ambassador to Kabul and a large number of the businessmen and cricket fans. Kandahar provincial governor, …

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Two footballers martyred in Farah blast

AT-KABUL: Two footballers embraced martyrdom, and three others received injuries after their vehicle hit with a roadside mine in Anar Dara district of western Farah province, an official said on Sunday. Habibullah, a relative of the victims, told Pajhwok Afghan News the athletes were on their way to Anar Dara …

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Associate Cricketer of the Year – Rashid Khan

Afghanistan’s 19-year-old leg-spinner capped an exceptional, wicket-laden year with the prestigious Associate Cricketer of the Year award. Still in his teens, it’s incredible to think how many international wickets Rashid Khan will have taken by the end of his career. The leggie has already claimed 112 for his country and …

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