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Lalchand Rajput to lead Afghan Cricket team

KABUL:  Indian cricketer Lalchand Rajput was appointed as the new coach of the Afghan cricket team, the cricket board announced Saturday. “Mr. Rajput, who has coached the Indian Under-19 Cricket side as well as the Mumbai Indians franchise in the IPL, 54-year-old’s experience is a key asset for Afghanistan Cricket,” …

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Karzai praises free fight champion Hotak

AT-KABUL: Ex-President Hamid Karzai praised free fighter Ahmad Wali Hotak for gaining the title of champion, Karzai’s office said Wednesday. Karzai admired Hotak’s recent game with Russian fighter, calling it a fantastic victory welcomed by every Afghan. Hotak offered information about his international competitions, saying that he had carried out …

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PCB TO INVITE AFGHANISTAN PLAY CRICKET IN QUETTA

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan is considering to inviting Afghanistan to play in Quetta in the wake of improved law and order situation in Balochistan’s capital. According to local media reports, PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan said Afghanistan had shown consent to send their cricket team to Pakistan. “We are …

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SCOTLAND TO HOST AFGHANISTAN IN EDINBURGH

Cricket Scotland have today confirmed dates and venues for their series against Afghanistan in July 2016. The two Associates will contest two One Day International fixtures, which will take place at The Grange in Edinburgh on Monday 4th and Wednesday 6th of July. Afghanistan produced a number of impressive performances …

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Shahzad, the face of fearless New Afghanistan

Mohammad Shahzad has a way of becoming the epicentre of action on a cricket field if he’s part of the match. The word ‘epicentre’ is advisedly used, since Shahzad’s batting has caused a fair bit of tectonic plate shifting in Afghanistan’s stirring run at the ICC World Twenty20 2016. Three …

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