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Mohammad Shahzad flicks through the on side

Afghanistan news

Shahzad back in Afghanistan squad for Zimbabwe series

Samiullah Shenwari is back after being rested for the ODIs against Ireland, while Hamid Hassan, who last played international cricket in July 2016, makes a comeback to the T20I squad

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Mohammad Nabi celebrates his half-century

Marylebone Cricket Club

Afghanistan lined up to play MCC at Lord's

Afghanistan will take part in their maiden fixture at Lord's this summer, with New Zealand's former captain Brendon McCullum lined up to captain MCC in a 50-over contest

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Hamid Hassan had Alex Hales nicking behind for 37

World T20 2016

Shapoor, Hassan return to Afghanistan squad for World T20

Afghanistan have recalled the pace pair of Shapoor Zadran and Hamid Hassan for the World Twenty20 in India, which starts in March, although Hassan is not a part of the squad for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh which will be played in February

Alex Hales scored 31 before he was dismissed by Shahid Afridi

Afghanistan v England, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

Home-bound England fear one last shock

Having been dumped from the World Cup by Bangladesh, England will be petrified of finishing their tournament with another loss to a lower-ranked team. Afghanistan, meanwhile, will look to make the most of their last chance in the game's shop window

Fans grab the chance for a photo with Mohammad Nabi and the World Cup

World Cup 2015

Afghanistan have pace to test India

Mohammad Nabi said Afghanistan have learned some lessons from the World T20 and believes a squad tailored to Australian and New Zealand conditions can "hopefully go to the second round"

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Hamid Hassan celebrates the dismissal of Andrew Strauss

Afghanistan v Kenya, WCL, Sharjah

Hassan, Mangal seal eight-wicket win

Hamid Hassan's four-for and Mangal's unbeaten 52 scripted an eight-wicket win for Afghanistan over Kenya in Sharjah

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Namibia v Afghanistan, WCL Championship, Windhoek

All-round Afghanistan down Namibia

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi's 23-ball 46 ensured Mohammad Shahzad's half-century and Hamid Hassan's 4 for 32 were match-winning efforts despite a middle-order collapse against Namibia in Windhoek

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ICC World Twenty20 2012

Hamid Hassan returns for Afghanistan

New-ball bowler Hamid Hassan, who has been out with injury since January, has made a return to the Afghanistan squad for September's World Twenty20