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Strikers sign Afghan spinner for BBL

The Adelaide Strikers have signed 18-year-old spinner Rashid Khan, who will be the first Afghan to play in the Big Bash League. An 18-year-old legspinner will become the first Afghan to play in Australia’s Big Bash League. Rashid Khan has been lured by the Adelaide Strikers after being among the …

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CEO vows financial support to junior footballers

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Tuesday appreciated the performance of the under-15 football team where he made a solemn promise to pay their expenses until the federation overcomes its financial crisis. The national football team achieved victory in all four matches of the …

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Welcoming our sporting heroes: U-15 football team returned home, wining championship

By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Afghanistan under-15 football team on Monday returned home with championship from Central Asia Zone. They warmly welcomed by Afghan people and football federation in Kabul. “Fortunately the Afghanistan under 15 football team has beaten Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kirghizstan in five-nation football tournament or Central Asian Football Association …

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Rahmat ton seals Afghanistan’s series win

Twice in this series, Rahmat Shah failed to kick on after scoring a half-century. In the decider, he scored in triple-figures, for the second time in ODIs, to help Afghanistan recover from an early wobble and convert a potentially tricky 230 chase into a cruise. He steered them towards the …

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Karzai felicitates Afghans over cricket victory

AT-KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai expressed happiness and congratulated the nation for the victory of the national cricket team against Zimbabwe. The Afghan national cricketers won a series of five matches (3-2) the last decider held Sunday night with the Zimbabwean team. Afghan team won 106 runs in which all …

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