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Where do Afghanistan go next?

Oct 10, 2013: The national team is making headlines, their domestic cricket is thriving, and money is not an issue. So what's holding them back?

Tim Wigmore

Afghanistan v Kenya, WCL Championship, Sharjah

Mature Afghanistan enter big league

Oct 4, 2013: Afghanistan cricketers have found a way to channel their aggression which has helped them focus, but the challenges have just begun, says the coach

Rachna Shetty

Afghanistan cricket

Afghanistan's road to World Cup 2015

Oct 4, 2013: A look at some of the milestones in Afghanistan's remarkable journey from being nowhere on the cricket map to securing a place in World Cup 2015

ESPNcricinfo staff

Best of the rest

Aug 19, 2013: A look at some players who missed out on Test cricket because they came from Associate-member countries. (One from each nation.)

Steven Lynch

The refugee who became a star

Feb 19, 2013: Mohammad Shahzad was born in a refugee camp in Peshawar; now he's Afghanistan's leading batsman

Umar Farooq

'I am angry every time I bowl'

Feb 12, 2013: Shapoor Zadran talks about cranking himself up, his favourite bowler, and playing in the BPL

Interview by Mohammad Isam

Marginalised and messy

Dec 29, 2012: Associate nations slid further away from the spotlight this year, and several look unlikely to make their way back

Martin Williamson

Five days of coaching in Kabul

Oct 21, 2012: A cricket academy director travels to Afghanistan for a camp and returns inspired

Martin Gleeson

Cricket's top eight need to be challenged more

Sep 28, 2012: And for all the resources and chances they have got, Bangladesh haven't done it yet

Harsha Bhogle

How do you play cricket without becoming a machine?

Sep 26, 2012: The challenge for most cricketers- and other sportsmen - is to retain their personality while getting better at the game

Ed Smith

When will the World Twenty20 catch fire?

Sep 21, 2012: It has been a bit damp so far. Hopefully the Super Eights games, with their context, will help move things along

Harsha Bhogle

World Twenty20 players to watch - 6

Three young guns and a wily old spinner

Sep 18, 2012: The final part of our series on players to keep an eye on in the World Twenty20

Brydon Coverdale, Daniel Brettig, Mohammad Isam and Umar Farooq

World Twenty20 players to watch - 5

Men with points to prove

Sep 11, 2012: Part five of our look at players in focus at the World Twenty20 features a number of cricketers with plenty to play for

Brydon Coverdale, Firdose Moonda, Siddhartha Talya, Ger Siggins, Umar Farooq

The Taliban Cricket Club

A different kind of Afghan story

Jun 16, 2012: Dread, romance and cricket come together in this novel set in the time of the Taliban

Sharda Ugra

ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2011-12

Best XI of the World T20 qualifiers

Mar 25, 2012: Ireland and Afghanistan dominate the list, but a couple of Nepal players caught the eye as well

Peter Della Penna in Dubai

Pakistan v Afghanistan, one-off ODI, Sharjah

Even in defeat, a powerful statement

Feb 10, 2012: There was no upset in Sharjah as Afghanistan were comfortably beaten, but they did enough to show they deserve more chances at the top level

George Dobell in Sharjah

Pakistan v Afghanistan, one-off ODI, Sharjah

Afghanistan's remarkable rise achieves new heights

Feb 9, 2012: Afghanistan cricket will reach a new high when they take on an ICC Full Member for the first time

George Dobell

The Ireland story and others

Dec 31, 2011: The lack of support from the ICC towards the Associates and Affiliates did not deter one team. For the rest, it wasn't a great year

Martin Williamson

Nawroz Mangal

'Even those who don't understand cricket pray for our success'

Aug 26, 2011: Afghanistan's captain is happy to be back in charge and leading the team to one- and four-day wins in Canada

Faraz Sarwat

Out of the Ashes

The Afghanistan fairytale, now in print

Jun 25, 2011: Tim Albone's acclaimed documentary told the tale of how a war-torn country became an inspiration for all aspiring cricket nations. Now you can read about it

Sahil Dutta
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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd ODI: Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo - Jul 22
Afghanistan won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
4th ODI: Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo
Jul 24, 2014 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 03:00 EDT | 02:00 CDT | 00:00 PDT)
Zimbabwe A v Afghanistan at Harare
Jul 27-30, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
Zimbabwe A v Afghanistan at Harare
Aug 2-5, 2014 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
7th Match, Pool A: Afghanistan v Bangladesh at Canberra
Feb 18, 2015
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