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  • Tigers all-clear ahead of camp

    With an eye on the three-match T20I series against Afghanistan in June to be followed by a tour of the West Indies in September, the 31-member Bangladesh preliminary squad will begin training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium from today.

  • 'Afghanistan will be a big challenge'

    Afghanistan are currently ranked eighth while Bangladesh sit in 10th position in the ICC T20I team rankings. Many may have

  • The sweat behind the glamour

    Bangladesh's elite cricketers are enjoying a much-needed break in the off season, but they will be back to the grind by May 13 when

  • Wounded Tigers will be in preliminary camp

    The preparation camp for the upcoming assignments against Afghanistan and West Indies will kick off from May 13 at the Sher-e-

  • Afghans revive slim chance

    Afghanistan cruised to an easy and much-needed six-wicket win over Nepal in their final Group B fixture of the ICC World Cup qualifiers

  • Dean Jones named as interim Afghan coach

    Former Australia batsman and cricket commentator Dean Jones will coach Afghanistan in their upcoming Hong Kong tour, officials say, in the latest sign of the team's rising fortunes.

  • Afghan player celebrate a wicket

    Afghanistan set for 'huge honour' of Lord's debut

    Afghanistan is ready for the "huge honour" of making their landmark Lord's debut, officials say ahead of next week's match, after a fairytale rise catapulted them into the elite club of Test nations last month.

  • Afghanistan ecstatic over Test status

    Cricket-mad Afghanistan was euphoric after being awarded Test match status, a rare glimmer of good news amid rising insecurity, but fans rue the lack of sports infrastructure in the conflict-torn country.

  • Afghanistan and Ireland eye Test Status

    Afghanistan and Ireland hope to become the 11th and 12th Test match teams when the International Cricket Council (ICC) meets in London.

  • Afghanistan cancels Pakistan games after Kabul attack

    Afghanistan cancels proposed home and away cricket fixtures with Pakistan after a deadly bomb attack blamed by the country's intelligence agency on militants allegedly backed by Islamabad.

  • Afghanistan's Lord's debut against MCC

    Afghanistan are set for another milestone after it was announced Friday they will play their first match at Lord's, taking on a side led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.

  • Tigers all out for 265

    Tamim Iqbal top-scores with 80 as Bangladesh are bundled out for 265 in the first ODI against Afghanistan

  • Afghanistan coming in September for three ODIS

    Afghanistan cricket team will be touring Bangladesh in the last week of September for three One Day Internationals against the hosts, it was confirmed today.

  • Afghans end WT20 campaign with historic win

    Afghanistan make history on their way to end their ICC World Twenty20 2016 campaign beating West Indies by 6 runs in the Super Ten match at Nagpur, India.

  • Afghans fall short by 37 runs

    South Africa beat Afghanistan by 37 runs in the Super Ten match of ICC World Twenty20 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India.

  • Najibullah, Nabi keep Afghanistan alive

    Afghanistan stays in the hunt for the main draw of the Asia Cup beating Hong Kong by 66 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.

  • Afghanistan win thriller after Dawlat heroics

    Afghanistan reinvigorate their hopes of qualifying for the main round of the Asia Cup T20 with a thrilling three-wicket win over Oman at Fatullah stadium in Dhaka.

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    England vs Afghanistan, New Zealand vs Bangladesh

    See the best moments of today's matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 where New Zealand faced Bangladesh and England locked horns with Afghanistan

  • Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan

    Who will be on the ball?

    Who will be on the ball during the next round of matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 when Bangladesh face New Zealand and England take on Afghanistan?

  • Afghanistan celebrate Tillakaratne Dilshan being caught by keeper Afsar Zazai

    Fortunes of well-matched teams to diverge

    There is a remarkable similarity in the route Afghanistan and Scotland have taken in this tournament so far. They registered big wins against each other in the two games they played in the UAE this January.

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    ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Match 12: Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan

    See the best moments of the 12th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan at Dunedin

  • Afghanistan face strong opponents

    Sri Lanka aim to get campaign on track

    Much talk before the opening World Cup game was of how Sri Lanka lift themselves for global tournaments

  • Bangladesh thrash Afghanistan

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza led from the front as Tigers struck thrice early defending the total of 267 against Afghanistan in the seventh World Cup 2015 match at Canberra. Mashrafe took two in the first and third overs of the match while Rubel Hassan claimed one in between. Afghanistan were in trouble with their scoreboard beneath double figures.Earlier, Bangladesh made 267 riding on fifties of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim against World Cup debutant Afghanistan.

  • Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Nabi

    Who will win the day?

    Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Nabi can play crucial roles for their teams in this ICC World Cup 2015

  • Afghan player celebrate a wicket

    Rise of Afghans

    It was only 20 years ago that Afghanistan formed as a Cricket Federation (now known as the Afghanistan Cricket Board) so, in that sense, they are the ‘new kids on the block’ at this ICC Cricket World Cup. Afghanistan began this incredible journey in earnest in 2008 entering the World Cricket League Division 5