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Afghanistan takes on Sri Lanka in clash of the underdogs

Both teams are big outsiders to reach the semifinals and started the tournament with losses.

04 Jun 2019 2:27 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan; DC's Dream11 Prediction

Afghanistan already started their World Cup campaign with a bang when they thrashed the Pakistan in the World Cup during the Warm up match.

04 Jun 2019 10:49 AM

'Afghanistan will cause some upsets': Adam Zampa

Late order blitz from skipper Gulbadin Naib and Rashid Khan allowed Afghanistan to post a respectable score on the board.

02 Jun 2019 12:26 PM

ICC World Cup 2019: Warner, Smith endure boos to help Australia overcome Afghanistan

Warner compiled a measured, unbeaten 89 and shared a 96-run opening stand with Finch on Saturday to earn player of the match honours.

02 Jun 2019 9:13 AM

ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan choose to bat against Australia

Australia boast an impressive pace attack but that did not stop Gulbadin opting to bat first.

01 Jun 2019 6:38 PM


ICC World Cup 2019: Warner set to play against Afghanistan

Australia captain Aaron Finch confirmed that Warner has been cleared to play after the batsman passed a fitness test at training on Thursday

01 Jun 2019 11:08 AM

Afghan World Cup cricketers bring joy to war-torn nation

The Afghan team has enjoyed a remarkable rise over the past decade and are currently seventh in the Twenty20 rankings.

31 May 2019 11:04 AM

ICC World Cup 2019 warm-ups: England thrash Afghanistan by nine wickets

England got off to a quickfire start as their openers Roy and Bairstow hammered Afghanistan for regular boundaries.

27 May 2019 8:54 PM

Afghanistan celebrates warmup win with pride and gunfire

For Afghanistan, still searching for peace after decades of war, the victory was especially sweet because it came against Pakistan.

25 May 2019 5:48 PM

Afghanistan stuns Pakistan in World Cup 2019 warm-ups

Nabi was the pick of the Afghanistan bowlers as he returned impressive figures of 3/46 off his allotted 10 overs.

25 May 2019 10:06 AM


Afghanistan seeks to change its status from minnows to contendors

Having won last year’s World Cup Qualifiers, the Afghans will be looking to make the transition from underdogs to knockout round contenders.

24 May 2019 10:38 AM

'We need to show the world we are not only good on paper', says Rashid Khan

The world’s best Twenty20 bowler, Rashid exploded onto the world stage with the fourth best haul in ODI history, taking 7 for 18.

24 May 2019 9:43 AM

ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan capable of creating an upset

Afghanistan won only one game in the 2015 edition but that was the time when they did not boast match-winners like Rashid Khan.

23 May 2019 2:55 PM

Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons to quit after World Cup

'I have thought about it and I have actually given the ACB my notice that I will not be renewing my contract', said Simmons.

20 May 2019 10:22 AM

ICC 2019 World Cup: Afghanistan squad and player analysis

The Kabul-based team got its ICC status was back in the year 2001, and two years later, it became a member of the Asian Cricket Council.

17 May 2019 6:17 PM


ICC World Cup 2019: Players to watch out for - Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan has 127 ODI wickets under his belt, with an impressive economy of 3.91.

01 May 2019 5:11 PM

Zimbabwe to play UAE at home, to tour Netherlands

Zimbabwe will play four ODIs against UAE in April, while contest with Netherlands for a pair of ODI and T20I series in June.

19 Mar 2019 6:05 PM

'We are ready for Test cricket', says Mohammad Nabi

Afghanistan have become the second quickest side to record a Test win, doing so in just their second game in the longest format.

19 Mar 2019 5:24 PM

India to play Afghanistan at home in one-off Test match next year

Afghanistan and Ireland were elevated to full Test membership of the International Cricket Council last June.

12 Dec 2017 2:45 PM

Australia's Dean Jones named as Afghanistan cricket team's interim coach

Afghanistan's cricket team was catapulted into the elite club of Test nations in June this year.

10 Oct 2017 2:02 PM