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Taliban Takes Over Afghanistan Cricket: Will ICC Allow AFG To Play In T20 World Cup?

Sep 22, 2021 PTI

With the Taliban banning women's cricket, Afghanistan is already in serious violation of the requisite criteria to be a member of ICC.

Taliban Fire Afghan Cricket Board Chief Shinwari, Naseebullah Haqqani Is New Boss

Sep 21, 2021 PTI

Shinwari was replaced by Naseebullah Haqqani, the announcement of which has already been made on the Afghanistan Cricket Board Facebook page.

Taliban And Women's Cricket: Asghar Afghan Tells Tim Paine Not To Make 'Aggressive Statements'

After the Taliban banned women from playing cricket, Paine had said it's hard to see Afghanistan being allowed to play in ICC events.

ACB CEO Hamid Shinwari Urges Cricket Australia Not To Isolate Them Globally

Sep 10, 2021 PTI

Cricket Australia on Thursday said that the season-opening men's Test against Afghanistan will be scrapped if the Taliban doesn't allow women in sports

Mohammad Nabi To Lead Afghanistan In T20 World Cup Following Rashid Khan’s Resignation

Rashid stepped down from the role on Thursday saying that his opinion was not sought before finalising the team for the T20 World Cup

09 September, 2021

Rashid Khan Steps Down As Afghanistan's ICC World T20 Captain

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Rashid Khan, not particularly a Taliban supporter, was not consulted before the World T20 team was named

09 September, 2021

AUS Vs AFG: Australia Threaten To Cancel Afghanistan Test If Taliban Ban Women's Cricket


Cricket Australia's statement comes a day after a Taliban spokesperson was quoted as saying that it wasn't necessary for women to play cricket

06 September, 2021

Return To Cricket For Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan Won’t Be Easy As Women Players Remain In Peril

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Hobart, which is supposed to host Test between Australia and Afghanistan is having second thoughts due to persecution of Hazara Community

24 August, 2021

AFG Vs PAK: After Taliban's Takeover, Afghanistan Indefinitely Postpone Cricket Series Against Pakistan


Afghanistan were supposed to host Pakistan in a three-match ODI series in Sri Lanka starting September 3

23 August, 2021

Taliban Takeover Forces Afghanistan To Shift Home Series To Pakistan From Sri Lanka


The three-match series was supposed to start in Hambantota on September 3 but commercial flights have been suspended in Kabul

22 August, 2021

Under Taliban Shadow, Afghanistan Cricket Board Names Azizullah Fazli As Acting Chairman


Fazli has earlier served as Afghanistan Cricket chairman from September 2018 to July 2019

21 August, 2021

AFG Vs PAK: Pakistan Put National Camp, Team Selection On Hold After Taliban's Afghanistan Takeover


Afghanistan vs Pakistan series is due to begin on September 3 in Hambantota with Sri Lanka Cricket hosting the matches on behalf of the Afghan board

19 August, 2021

Afghanistan Vs Pakistan: Taliban 'Have Given Green Light For The Series,' Hints PCB


Afghanistan players have started training in Kabul while Pakistan Cricket Biard also announced that a camp would be set up in Lahore from August 21 to 28 for the series

19 August, 2021

T20 World Cup: India Far Superior To Pakistan, Afghanistan The Real Underdogs - Gautam Gambhir

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India and Pakistan meet on October 24 in a Group 2 clash of ICC T20 World Cup. The group also has Afghanistan, New Zealand and two qualifiers

18 August, 2021

Taliban On Rampage, Afghanistan Name Avishka Gunawardene As Cricket Team's Batting Coach


Earlier, former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait was appointed Afghanistan national team's bowling coach

16 August, 2021

Taliban On Rampage, Rashid Khan’s Family Stuck In Afghanistan, Cricketer Worried

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Kevin Pietersen revealed that Rashid Khan, who is in England for The Hundred, hasn't been able to get his family out of Afghanistan

10 August, 2021

'Afghanistan In Chaos,' Heartbroken Rashid Khan Sends SOS To World Leaders To Help Bring Peace


Afghanistan has been witnessing a series of terror attacks led by Taliban ever since the US began withdrawing its troops on May 1

06 July, 2021

Afghanistan's Star Spinner Rashid Khan Named Captain Of T20 Team


Left-handed batsman Najibullah Zadran was appointed as the vice-captain of the team.

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Sanyukt Kisan Morcha and various social activists take part in a torch march in support of farmers protest against the new farm laws, in Gurugram.

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Members of Welfare Party of India participate in candle light vigil to protest against Assam Government over Thursday's violence in an eviction drive in Assam, near Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kolkata.

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Samyukta Kisan Morcha activists take part in a torch rally ahead of their Bharat bandh call on September 27 to protest against the three farm laws by Centre, in Jaipur.

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J&K Governor Manoj Sinha with Union Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia during a meeting.

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BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur along with sadhus and saints pays tributes to former Akhada Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri during a condolence meeting organised by Sanskriti Bachao Manch, in Bhopal.

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