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BD reach final eliminating Afghanistan by 7 wickets

Dhaka – Bangladesh reached final in the of the eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup Under-23 Cricket Championship eliminating Afghanistan by 7 wickets in their 2nd semifinal at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. Hosts Bangladesh will play two-time runners-up of Emerging Teams Asia Cup Pakistan in final on Saturday (November 21) at the same venue. Earlier, ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Afghanistan in opener on Saturday

Dhaka – Bangladesh Women’s Volleyball team to play Afghanistan in the official opening match of the First Bangamata Asian Senior Women’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship’2019 on Saturday (Nov 9) at 4pm at Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur. Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will inaugurate the six-day meet as chief guest on Saturday afternoon although ... Read More »

Afghanistan: CIA-backed forces commit atrocities: HRW

Disband All Irregular Paramilitary Forces, Cooperate With Independent Investigations New York – United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-backed Afghan forces have committed summary executions and other grave abuses without accountability, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. These strike forces have unlawfully killed civilians during night raids, forcibly disappeared detainees, and attacked healthcare facilities for allegedly treating insurgent ... Read More »

BD-Afg declared joint champions of Tri-Nation final

Dhaka — Hosts Bangladesh and touring Afghanistan were declared joint champions as the final match of the Tri-Nation T20 Series between two teams was abandoned due to rain at the Sher-e-National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday. It meant for the first time, Bangladesh shared a multinational T20I trophy. They played two finals before- in the Asia Cup 2016 and ... Read More »

Country comes first for Rashid

Dhaka — Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan has sustained a hamstring injury on of his left leg in the last game against Bangladesh in Chattogram. Despite this blow, the right-arm wrist-spinner is eager to play in the final of the Tri-series T20 on Tuesday against Bangladesh. “We really don’t focus on ours when it comes to the country. We are from ... Read More »

Najibullah propels Afghanistan to 197 against Zimbabwe

Dhaka— Riding on an explosive fifty by Najibullah Zardan, high flying Afghanistan posted a massive 197 for 5 against Zimbabwe in their first match of the Tri-Nation T20 Series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. Despite some slow batting during the middle, Afghanistan ended on 197 for five featuring 107 runs off in just 41 balls ... Read More »

FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan

Dhaka – Bangladesh started their joint Qualification (Round-1) of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 campaign with a 0-1 goal defeat to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The match was played at the Central Republican Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe.Captain Farshad Noor scored the match-winner for Afghanistan in the 27th minute. In their last five meeting against ... Read More »

Chattogram Test: Rashid wins it for Afghanistan

Chattogram – Test babes Afghanistan have created history defeating hosts and experienced Bangladesh by huge 224 runs on the 5th and final day of the rain-interrupted one-off Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan picked up 11 wickets on his debut as the captain to lead the team from the front, and eventually, ... Read More »

Is America defeated in Afghanistan?

By Saber Azam Geneva, Sep 5 2019 (IPS) – Following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil, the United States and their allies went to Afghanistan to “smoke out” Osama bin Laden and his Taliban protectors. The most fundamental primary mistake was to let all terrorists flee to Pakistan instead of sealing the border and capturing their main ... Read More »

Afghanistan-BCB XI practice match ends in draw

Dhaka – The two-day practice match between touring Afghanistan and hosts BCB Eleven ended in a draw on the 2nd and final day at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Monday amid a huge threat by Afghan spinners ahead of the one-off Test against the Tigers beginning on September 5 in Chattogram. Afghanistan resumed the first innings on Monday with ... Read More »

Shakib eyes nothing but win over Afghanistan

Dhaka – Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan has said he is looking forward to winning the solitary Test against Afghanistan which is set to begin on September 5 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. “Every team gets into the field to win the game whether they are big team or not. When a team takes to ... Read More »

Bangladesh in Group E with Qatar, Oman, India, Afghanistan

Dhaka – Bangladesh have been placed in Asian (AFC) Group E of the FIFA World Cup Qatar’2022 with the AFC Asian Cup’ 2019 winners Qatar, Oman, neighbouring India and Afghanistan. The ceremonial draw for the eight-group round-2 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers was held in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Bangladesh advanced to the round-2 of the ... Read More »

West Indies opt to bat first against Afghanistan

Dhaka – West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first against Afghanistan in their last match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Headingley in Leeds on Thursday. Chris Gayle is likely to play his final World Cup game today. The veteran batsman is just 18 runs away from going past Caribbean legend Brian Lara ... Read More »

Pakistan need 228 against Afghanistan to keep semifinal hope alive

Dhaka – Pakistan need 228 runs against Afghanistan in their eighth match of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup at Headingly, Leeds, on Saturday.  A win in this match will keep Pakistan’s hope to qualify for the semifinals of the mega event alive. They have managed seven points from their previous seven matches.  Earlier, Afghanistan won the toss and opted ... Read More »

Bangladesh to host Afghanistan, Zimbabwe for T20 tri-series

Dhaka – With the T20 World Cup next year, Bangladesh set to host Afghanistan and Zimbabwe for a T20 tri-series in September, a BCB official confirmed Agency on Thursday. BCB official said the event is set to be held between September 14 and 23. However, the venue of the event is yet to be announced. Zimbabwe toured Bangladesh last year ... Read More »

Shakib hands Afghanistan 7th WC defeat

Dhaka, June 24 – A scintillating Shakib Al Hasan handed Afghanistan their seventh consecutive defeat in the ongoing World Cup as Bangladesh won the match by 62 runs at Southampton on Monday. The southpaw hit a fifty while batting and then took five wickets for just 29 runs while bowling to register Bangladesh’s third win in this World Cup. With ... Read More »

Mushfiqur guides Bangladesh to 262 against Afghanistan

Dhaka – Bangladesh posted 262 for seven against Afghanistan in their seventh game of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup at Southampton on Monday. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim struck 83 off 87 balls with four fours and one six, which was Bangladesh’s highest individual score in the match. Along with him, Shakib Al Hasan hit a fifty (51). Bangladesh’s 262 is ... Read More »

BD to play Afghanistan Monday to keep semifinal hope alive

Dhaka -To Keep their semi-final dream alive in a tough situation in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh badly needs a win against Afghanistan on Monday at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. To stay in the last four battle, the Tigers have to beat all-losers Afghanistan on Monday to raise their points tally that can help them to the ... Read More »

Impressive Afghanistan restrict India to 224

Dhaka – India managed to score 224 for eight wickets in 50 overs in their fifth game of the ongoing ICC Men’s World Cup against Afghanistan at The Rose Bowl, Southampton on Saturday. The former two times world champions failed to post a big total due to the impressive Afghan bowling attack. Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and ... Read More »

ICC WC: Saifuddin uncertain for Afghanistan clash

Dhaka – Bangladeshi bowling all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin might not be available for Bangladesh’s next game against Afghanistan at Southampton on June 24 as he is yet to recover from a back injury. Akram Khan, the chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket operations committee, on Saturday said the team management would have to take Saifuddin’s word about his injury. “As far ... Read More »

New Zealand decide to bowl against Afghanistan

Dhaka- New Zealand won the toss and sent Afghanistan to bat first in the 13th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton on Saturday. Kiwi Captain Kane Williamson said, “We are going to have a bowl. A fresh wicket and looks a good one. It is nice to have a couple ... Read More »

Sri Lanka post 201 against Afghanistan in rain-hit game

Dhaka – In the first all-Asian clash in the ICC Men’s World Cup, Sri Lanka posted 201 runs all-out against Afghanistan on Tuesday in the rain-hit match at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. Afghanistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. Sri Lanka made a flying start as their openers posted 92 runs in the opening stand. The first wicket ... Read More »

Roy completes England warm-up rout of Afghanistan

England- Jason Roy sealed an England thrashing of Afghanistan as the tournament hosts cruised to victory in their final match before the World Cup. England, two days after losing their previous practice match to world champions Australia, returned to winning ways in convincing fashion ahead of their tournament opener against South Africa at the Oval on Thursday. A target of ... Read More »