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Afghanistan cricket team head coach Inzamam-ul-Haq resigns

The Afghanistan national cricket team head coach Inzamam-ul-Haq has resigned almost eight months earlier before his contract expires with the Afghanistan Cricket Board. According to a statement by Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Inzamam resigned from his post considering his national obligations, pointing towards upheaval in Pakistan cricket. The statement by ACB further added that Inzamam has hailed the professional cooperation ...

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West Indies amazing victory against England in World T20 Final

West Indies wins ICC T20 World Cup by defeating England in final match West Indies has won the ICC World Twenty20 by defeating England in the final match by 4 wickets WITH 2 balls remaining. England set a target of 162 runs for West Indies after losing the toss with West Indies opting to field first. Despite losing early wickets ...

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Afghanistan cricket team to receive hero’s welcome in Jalalabad city

The Afghanistan national cricket will receive another hero’s welcome in Jalalabad city the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province today. A major event has been organized to welcome the Afghan team who won the hearts of the Afghan people with their impressive performance in World Twenty20. The event will include speech by high level government officials, folkloric Atan dance, fireworks ...

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Afghanistan defeats Singapore 2-1 in FIFA World Cup qualifier

The Afghanistan national football team defeated Singapore 2-1 in their second appearance in a qualifier match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Organized in Takhti stadium in the capital city of Tehran, the Afghan footballers ended the game in their favor after they were thrashed by Japan. The Afghan team managed to score their first goal during the 39th minute ...

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In pictures: Afghan cricket team receives hero’s welcome on homecoming

An Afghan cricket fan dances in celebration. — AFP KABUL: Hundreds of dancing, flag-waving Afghan fans Tuesday gave a hero’s welcome to their cricket team as they arrived home after a historic triumph over the mighty West Indies at the World Twenty20. Afghanistan failed to qualify for the semi-finals but the underdog side notched up an impressive win against the ...

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Afghanistan football team captain eyes victory against Singapore

The Afghanistan national football team captain Faysal Shayesteh eyes victory against Singapore in the upcoming qualifier match for FIFA 2018 World Cup. “We have come to Iran to defeat Singapore with the collaboration of spectators in the upcoming match,” Shayesteh said upon the arrival of the national football team to Iran for the qualifier match scheduled for Tuesday. Shayesteh further ...

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Afghanistan makes history by defeating West Indies in ICC World Cup T20

Afghanistan defeated West Indies in International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup T20 and made another history in the world of cricket on Sunday. West Indies won the toss and let Afghanistan to bat first. Although, West Indies did better on the balling side but Afghanistan was able to secure 123 runs with losing seven players in 20 overs. West Indies ...

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Djokovic says ‘men should get more’ as debate over equal prize money blows up

“I think that our men’s tennis world, ATP world, should fight for more, because the stats are showing that we have much more spectators on the men’s tennis matches.” — AFP INDIAN WELLS: World number one Novak Djokovic has indicated men’s tennis should get more prize money than women because it has more spectators as a new controversy over equality ...

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South Africa’s Hashim Amla says his team would not take Afghanistan lightly

As the Afghan cricket team is preparing for their second major match in Super 10 of the ICC World Twenty20, the South African batsman Hashim Amla has said his would not take Afghanistan lightly, noting the opening match of the Afghan team against defending champion Sri Lanka. The match between Afghanistan and South Africa has been scheduled for tomorrow, 20th ...

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Pakistani model to strip naked if Pakistan defeats India in World T20

A Pakistani television actress has promised to strip naked if her country’s national team defeats India in ICC World Twenty20. The actress, Qandeel Baloch, made the commitment in an online video message posted on her Facebook page, it has been reported. “If Pakistan beats India in the match scheduled on March 18, I’ll strip dance for the country and will ...

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