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Shahzad out of CWC19, Khil called up

AT News Report KABUL: Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan opener, has been ruled out of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, with wicket-keeper batsman Ikram Ali Khil being called up as a replacement. Since the 2015 World Cup, Shahzad has been Afghanistan’s second highest run-scorer in one-day internationals with 1843 runs …

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Race for peace

AT News Report KABUL: Dozens of young athletes set offa running competition on the occasion of the New Year and support peace process in the northern province of Kunduz. Abdul QayyoumRahimi, head of provincial sports department said on Wednesdaycontents in other sports fields would be also launched there during different …

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FIFA extends travel ban on AFF president

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: FIFA, world football’s governing body, has extended the provisional ban of Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) president Keramuudin Karim by a further 90 days. Karim was originally given a 90-day ban in December when allegations emerged of sexual and physical abuse by male from the AFF towards members …

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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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