Related News - Afghanistan

Related News - Afghanistan

8 killed in Kabul blast, IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State (IS) militant group claimed responsibility for a deadly blast on Friday in a Shi'ite residential area in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul.

10:03 6 August 2022

India-Pakistan Asia Cup match set for August 28

The schedule of the 2022 Asia Cup has been announced with Sri Lanka taking on Afghanistan in the tournament opener on Saturday, August 27 in Dubai. This will be followed by India vs Pakistan the following day, also at the Dubai International Stadium.

22:17 2 August 2022

Devastating quake in Afghanistan: Taliban seeks int’l help

More than 1,000 people have been killed in a devastating earthquake in Afghanistan. Around 1,500 people were injured. Besides, there are countless more people trapped in the rubble. The Taliban government has asked the international community for help in dealing with the situation, reports BBC.

11:33 23 June 2022

Afghanistan quake: Death toll rises to 950

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 killed 950 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the toll expected to grow as information trickles in from remote mountain villages.

16:20 22 June 2022

Afghanistan earthquake: Death toll rises to 280

The death toll from a powerful earthquake has risen to 280 people in Afghanistan, according to the country's state news agency. 

14:36 22 June 2022

250 killed in Afghanistan earthquake

At least 250 people were killed and scores injured as a powerful earthquake struck Afghanistan's Paktika province, a local official has told the BBC.

11:38 22 June 2022

Taliban bans TikTok, PUBG in Afghanistan

The Taliban government has banned the popular video-sharing app TikTok and the multiplayer game PUBG in Afghanistan. They say these apps and games are “misleading the youths”.

21:34 22 April 2022

Graham Thorpe named as Afghanistan`s head coach

Graham Thorpe has been named Afghanistan's head coach and will take over Stuart Law, who was acting as the interim coach. Afghanistan Cricket Board appointed Law after Lance Klusener opted to not renew his contract which ended on December 31.

21:50 29 March 2022

Taliban ban Afghan women from flying without male relative

The Taliban have ordered airlines in Afghanistan to stop women from boarding flights unless accompanied by a male
relative, aviation officials told AFP.

15:26 28 March 2022

Afghanistan keep Bangladesh to 115

Afghanistan have restricted Bangladesh to 115/9 in the second and series decider T20I at Mirpur Sher-E-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today. 

After winning the toss Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad chose to bat first but they could not post a good total due to the failure of top-order batters. 

17:21 5 March 2022

Bangladesh aiming to inflict T20 whitewash on Afghanistan

Bangladesh vowed to come all guns blazing to win the two-match T20 International series when they take on Afghanistan in the second and series ending match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium tomorrow (Saturday).

18:03 4 March 2022

Bangladesh meets Afghanistan in first T20 today

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08:41 3 March 2022

Gurbaz guides Afghans to avoid 3-0 clean sweep

Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in the third and final ODI of the three-match series thanks to Rahmanullah Gurbaz's 106 off 110. With the victory, the visitor avoided 3-0 whitewash but concede the series 2-1 to Bangladesh in Chattogram today.

18:09 28 February 2022

Bangladesh all out for 192

Bangladesh take on Afghanistan today in the last ODI of the three-match series aiming to whitewash the visitor. The Tigers could not score much in the counter-attack of the Afghans even though they got off to a good start.

14:59 28 February 2022

Plan was to not give wickets to the spin trio: Afif

Bangladesh managed to answer many questions through their win from 45 for 6 in the 12th over, chasing 216, against Afghanistan in the series opener at Chattogram on Wednesday (February 23).

21:50 23 February 2022

Afif, Miraz script stunning 4 wickets victory

The fifties from Afif Hossain and Mehidy Hasan Miraz guided Bangladesh to four wickets victory in the first ODI over visiting Afghanistan in Chattogram today. Afif Hossain scored 93 off 115 not out while Mehidy Hasan Miraz remained unbeaten on 81 off 120.

19:11 23 February 2022

Farooqi takes 4 to dent Bangladesh in chase

Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi took four wickets to dent Bangladesh in their chase of 216 in the first match of the three-match series at Chattogram.

15:56 23 February 2022

Bangladesh bowl Afghanistan all out for 215

Bowlers helped Bangladesh to bowl Afghanistan all out for 215 in the first ODI of the three-match series in Chattogram.

Afghanistan captain Hasmatullah Shahidi decided to bat first after winning the toss against Bangladesh in the first of three-match ODI series today at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

15:03 23 February 2022

Bangladesh to field after losing toss in 1st ODI

Afghanistan captain Hashmatullah Shahidi has won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the first ODI of the three-match series which is being held at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Wednesday.

10:53 23 February 2022

Tigers face Afghans today

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10:23 23 February 2022

Tamim not fazed by Afghans spin threat

Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal was unfazed by the threat of Afghanistan spinners, stating that the format of the cricket motivated them ahead of the three-match ODI series.

17:55 22 February 2022

Spectators likely in gallery for Bangladesh-Afghanistan series

Good news for the country’s cricket fans — they can get the opportunity to watch the upcoming Bangladesh-Afghanistan series in the stadium. However, a limited number of spectators will be allowed to watch the game.

21:01 20 February 2022

All members of Afghanistan touring party return negative tests

All the members of Afghanistan's touring party tested negative on Wednesday paving ways for the series to proceed as per schedule.

18:59 16 February 2022

8 Afghan cricketers test COVID-19 positive

Eight Afghanistan cricketers visiting Bangladesh have been tested positive for coronavirus. Besides, three members of the team's support staff and the wife of a cricketer have also tested positive. 

15:13 15 February 2022