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Bangladesh v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Dhaka

Afghanistan fall short of 'easily chaseable' target

Sep 25, 2016: Najibullah Zadran, who was the fifth wicket to fall for Afghanistan as Bangladesh fought back in the final ten overs, said that the match was in Afghanistan's control but the batsmen failed to execute at the death

Mohammad Isam

Ireland v Afghanistan, 2nd ODI, Belfast

Shahzad and spinners help Afghanistan go 1-0 up

Jul 12, 2016: Half-centuries from Mohammad Shahzad and Najibullah Zadran set the base for Afghanistan's 39-run win in the second ODI against Ireland at Stormont in Belfast on Tuesday

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Scotland v Afghanistan, 1st ODI, Edinburgh

Rain spoils Rahmat's ton, Najib's blitz

Jul 4, 2016: Scotland's first ODI at home in more than two years ended in frustrating fashion, with the first ODI of the two-match series against Afghanistan finishing with a no result

The Report by Peter Della Penna in Edinburgh

Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1 Nagpur

Afghanistan's show of selfie-belief

Mar 27, 2016: They don't want to be patronised or praised for potential. Afghanistan want to play Full Members and beat them, just like they did against West Indies

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

Afghanistan v England, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Afghanistan don't yearn for sympathy, they yearn only for a win

Mar 23, 2016: Two impassioned screams for lbw, neither of them given, told the story of an Afghanistan side who are so close to winning, but just can't get over the line

Jarrod Kimber

Afghanistan v England, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi

Moeen staves off an England calamity

Mar 23, 2016: England survived a major scare against Afghanistan to sustain their World T20 hopes, recovering from 85 for 7 to steal home by 15 runs

The Report by George Dobell

ICC World T20 2016

Eight players to watch in the World T20 qualifiers

Mar 7, 2016: Two captains and a 44-year-old are among the players who could make an impact in the qualifying stages of the World T20

Peter Della Penna

Afghanistan v Hong Kong, Asia Cup 2016, Mirpur

Najibullah, Nabi lead Afghanistan to big win

Feb 22, 2016: Career-best T20I performances from Najibullah Zadran and Mohammad Nabi ensured that Afghanistan stayed in the hunt for the main draw of the Asia Cup, but only briefly as UAE won the second match later in the day

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Afghanistan v Oman, 5th place playoff, Dublin

All-round Afghanistan finish fifth with easy win

Jul 25, 2015: Afghanistan finished fifth in the World T20 Qualifier with a comfortable five-wicket win against Oman in Dublin

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New Zealand v Afghanistan, World Cup 2015, Group A, Napier

Najibullah marks Afghanistan improvement

Mar 8, 2015: One of Afghanistan coach Andy Moles' constant demands of his players is just to see improvement. He is not expecting miracles. On that scale, Najibullah Zadran will have emerged from the heavy defeat against New Zealand in considerable credit

Andrew McGlashan in Napier

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Dunedin

Borrowed boots and a busted bat

Feb 22, 2015: Plays of the day from the game between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in Dunedin

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dunedin

Afghanistan v Ireland, Dubai Triangular Series

Zadran onslaught too much for Ireland

Jan 17, 2015: Afghanistan responded to their heavy defeat against Scotland by inflicting a 71-run loss on Ireland which means the final match on Monday will decide who comes out on top

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Pakistan A v Afghanistan A, Islamabad

Najibullah sets up crushing win

Nov 15, 2014: Najibullah Zadran's blistering half-century helped Afghanistan A crush a star-studded Pakistan A by 54 runs in a Twenty20 match in Islamabad

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Zimbabwe A v Afghanistan, Harare, 2nd day

Zadran, Fareed give Afghanistan edge

Jul 28, 2014: Five-wicket hauls from the seamers Yamin Ahmadzai and Fareed Ahmad, followed by an unbeaten 98 from Najibullah Zadran helped Afghanistan wrest the advantage on the second day in Harare

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Afghanistan v Pakistan, only T20, Sharjah

Pakistan prevail in last-over finish

Dec 8, 2013: A score of 137 wouldn't have appeared a match-winning one at the halfway stage of the match, but Afghanistan's bowlers made Pakistan fight till the final ball

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ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, Group B, Dubai

Afghanistan race to two-wicket win

Nov 21, 2013: A round-up of Group B games in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier on November 21, 2013

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ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012

Afghanistan run New Zealand close

Aug 14, 2012: A round-up of matches on August 14 during the Under-19 World Cup 2012

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