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Afghanistan Cricket

'Losing is never on our mind' - Nabi

Nov 5, 2015: Mohammad Nabi opens up on Afghanistan's emotional series win against Zimbabwe, toughening up under his coach Inzamam-ul-Haq, and the ICC's plans for a 10-team World Cup

Liam Brickhill

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 5th ODI, Bulawayo

Nabi lauds Afghanistan for 'making history'

Oct 24, 2015: Mohammad Nabi was thrilled that he was part of cricket history after Afghanistan recorded the first instance of an Associate Nation beating a Full Member in a bilateral ODI series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 2nd ODI, Bulawayo

Afghanistan level series with Nabi century

Oct 18, 2015: Mohammad Nabi struck 116 off 121 balls - his first ODI century - to power Afghanistan to a series levelling win in Bulawayo

The Report by Liam Brickhill

Afghanistan news

Nabi steps down as Afghanistan captain

Apr 19, 2015: Mohammad Nabi has stepped down as captain of the Afghanistan national side, after a little more than two years in the job, citing the team's recent performances and his own lack of form

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Group A, Canberra

Afghanistan plant the flag

Feb 18, 2015: Afghanistan's first World Cup could be their last, but no one who saw the passionate scenes of their opening game will want that outcome

Jarrod Kimber in Canberra

Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2015, Group A, Canberra

'Pressure is totally on Bangladesh' - Nabi

Feb 17, 2015: Bangladesh are expected to win over a side that, as Afghanistan coach Andy Moles pointed out, was not even in the ICC when Bangladesh played in their first World Cup in 1999

Abhishek Purohit in Canberra

Afghanistan v India, World Cup 2015 warm-ups, Adelaide

'We need consistent 50-over performances' - Nabi

Feb 10, 2015: Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi acknowledged that his side were unable to sustain their level of skill and composure during the warm-up game against India, which they lost by 153 runs

Daniel Brettig at the Adelaide Oval

World Cup 2015

Afghanistan have pace to test India

Feb 9, 2015: 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"

Daniel Brettig

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 3rd ODI, Bulawayo

Afghanistan keep series alive with team performance

Jul 22, 2014: Afghanistan kept the four-match series alive with a win in the tightly-contested third ODI in Bulawayo

ESPNcricinfo staff

Zimbabwe v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Bulawayo

Williams fifty sets up easy win for Zimbabwe

Jul 18, 2014: Sean Williams' 65-ball 70 was the leading performance in Zimbabwe's comfortable six-wicket win against Afghanistan in Bulawayo that gave the hosts a 1-0 lead in the four-match ODI series

ESPNcricinfo staff

ACC Premier League 2014

Afghanistan, Nepal maintain ascendency

May 2, 2014: A round-up for ACC Premier League matches played on May 2, 2014

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afghanistan v Hong Kong, World T20, Group A, Chittagong

'Dropped catches cost us' - Burke

Mar 18, 2014: Hong Kong dropped three catches, and their coach Charlie Burke said those misses proved crucial to Afghanistan beating them by seven wickets

Mohammad Isam in Chittagong

Afghanistan v Hong Kong, World T20, Group A, Chittagong

Afghanistan focused on keeping slim chances alive

Mar 17, 2014: It is a mark of how intently Afghanistan have focused on beating sides above them in the global pecking order that their captain, Mohammad Nabi, was unaware that his team would notch a first World T20 win if they overcome Hong Kong on Tuesday

Alan Gardner in Chittagong

Bang v Afghanistan, World T20, Group A, Mirpur

'We are not a team to lose like this' - Nabi

Mar 16, 2014: Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi said they perished under pressure although they had talked up the weight of expectations on the home side

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Bangladesh v Afghanistan, World T20, Group A, Mirpur

Afghanistan prey on nervous hosts

Mar 15, 2014: Afghanistan are focusing on taking advantage of any slip-up made by Bangladesh in their World T20 opening-day encounter

Mohammad Isam

Bangladesh v Afghanistan, World T20, Group A, Mirpur

An emotion-charged opener

Mar 14, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews the opening game of the World T20 as hosts Bangladesh try to keep emotions together against flamboyant Afghanistan

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

World T20 news

T20 Afghanistan's strong suit - Nabi

Mar 10, 2014: Mohammad Nabi, the Afghanistan captain, is looking forward to the World Twenty20 and believes the shortest format plays into his team's strengths

ESPNcricinfo staff

Afghanistan v India, Asia Cup, Mirpur

Afghanistan impress, but batting needs work

Mar 5, 2014: Afghanistan's first foray into top-flight ODI cricket ended meekly but they will take a lot out of their performance in the Asia Cup

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

Asia Cup 2014

The incredible life of Mohammad Nabi

Feb 26, 2014: Like the team he leads, Afghanistan's captain Mohammad Nabi has enjoyed a staggering rise in the world of cricket

Mohammad Isam in Dhaka

Asia Cup 2014

Afghanistan hope to rally on familiar conditions

Feb 26, 2014: Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has said that the team will bank on the local knowledge acquired from playing domestic competitions in Bangladesh

Mohammad Isam
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