The fourth edition of the highly-competitive Afghan Premier League (APL) is all set to kick off in Kabul on Thursday.
India has Sudhir Gautam Chaudhary, a staunch fan of legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, as the mascot of national cricket team. Pakistan has Chaudhry Abdul Jalil, popularly known as Chacha Cricket (uncle cricket), as the mascot of their national cricket team.
Afghanistan’s Saleh Mohammadi and Zamarai Hasas defeated their Pakistani counterparts 5-3 on Saturday to claim gold medal in the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World 6-Red and Team Championships.
Ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 championship in India next year, Afghanistan is expected to play against many ICC full-member teams.
Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) is currently holding week-long selection trials for the national football team in Frankfurt, Germany.
In the play-off match for the fifth place in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier on Saturday, Afghanistan defeated Oman by five wickets
In the third and most important qualifying play-off match of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Dublin on Thursday, Afghanistan defeated Papua New Guinea by six wickets.
Football players and fans in Afghanistan have something to cheer about.
Before the qualifying play-off match between Afghanistan and Hong Kong on Tuesday, the odds were heavily in favor of Afghanistan. The boys in blue started as clear favorites to win the match and cruise into semis of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015.
In the first qualifying play-off match of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 at Dublin on Tuesday, Hong Kong defeated Afghanistan by five wickets.