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Rashid Khan puts a positive spin on Afghan World Cup bid

KABUL: Afghanistan are making steady progress as a young cricketing nation and can boast a true star in Rashid Khan, whom they hope will to take them to the next level. The 20-year-old, who is top of the Twenty20 world rankings, will be a key weapon in the World Cup ...

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Afghan spin the key for new captain at World Cup

KABUL: Afghanistan’s World Cup preparations were thrown off kilter when they controversially decided to replace successful captain Asghar Afghan with the little-known Gulbadin Naib two months before the tournament. Under Asghar, Afghanistan had made serious progress, beating Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at last year’s Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates ...

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Shane Warne reveals his three favorite bowlers

NEW DEHLI: Legendary spinner Shane Warne on Sunday named Yasir Shah from Pakistan, Rashid Khan from Afghanistan and Kuldeep Yadav from India as his most favorite current bowlers in limited overs cricket as they have been extraordinary in their own way. Warne believed that wrist spinner is the key to ...

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Rashid Khan to Turn Out for Adelaide Strikers Despite Losing Father

KABUL: Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan’s father passed away on Sunday (December 30). Rashid, who is currently playing for Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League, shared an emotional message on his Twitter account saying he had lost the “most important” person in his life. Today I lost the most important person in ...

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Rashid Khan jumps to No.1 in ODI all-rounders rankings

KABUL: After his sensational performance with both bat and ball in the recently-concluded Asia Cup, Afghan star Rashid Khan has gained the number one spot in the latest ICC rankings for all-rounders, the world cricket body said on Sunday. Rashid topped the bowling charts, picking up 10 wickets from five ...

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A Test of nerves for Afghanistan in debut against India

BANGALORE: Shaken by the horrors of war, Afghanistan will take a mighty step in cricket history when captain Asghar Stanikzai leads his team out for their first ever Test match against India on Thursday. Conflict has scarred virtually every member of the team and they are impoverished compared with their ...

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Rashid Khan: My quick arm action is a plus point for me

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan’s incredible rise has been one of the success stories in world cricket over the past few years. According to ICC, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for bowlers, the leg-spinner from Afghanistan has 47 wickets from 29 T20 Internationals at 13.72 and an ...

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