Archive for July, 2010

Afghanistan victorious over Netherlands in Cricket Match

In Afghanistan’s fourth game of the ICC World Cricket League Division One cricket tournament, currently being held in the Netherlands, they easily defeated the host country Netherlands by 6 wickets (with 45 balls remaining). This is now two wins in a row for the Afghan team – two days ago, they defeated Kenya by 1 [...]

July 7, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News  2 Comments

Afghanistan defeats Kenya in international cricket match

After losing to Ireland yesterday, Afghanistan came back today and defeated Kenya by 1 wicket in it’s third game of the ICC World Cricket League Division One cricket tournament. Shapoor Zadran hit the winning run to win the game for the Afghan team. Afghanistan has two more matches left in the competition. They are scheduled [...]

July 5, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News  Comments Closed

Afghans win medals in Muaythai competition

The Uzbekistan Muaythai Federation hosted the 2010 Muaythai Open Asian Championships in Tashkent last week. Afghanistan sent 16 athletes to participate in the event, and they came home yesterday with one gold and eight bronze medals. Muaythai is a type of marital arts originating from Thailand in which fighters make use of punches, kicks, elbows [...]

July 4, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News  Comments Closed

Afghanistan defeats Canada in their first game of ICC WCL Division One Cricket Tournament

Afghanistan defeated Canada by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining) in their first official game of the ICC World Cricket League Division One cricket tournament, currently being held in the Netherlands. Despite having issues in the past, it was their outstanding batting today that propelled them to victory over Canada.В В  The team’s captain, Nawroz Mangal, [...]

July 1, 2010   Posted in: Afghan Sports News  One Comment