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Need to respect phases where the opposition plays well, says KL Rahul
Chattogram, Dec 18 (IANS) While the scorecard from the first Test between India and Bangladesh at Chattogram will show a comfortable 188-run win for the visitors, it won't tell the story of how the KL Rahul-led side had to work hard in order to get things in favour.
2022-12-18
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
One really bad session with the bat destroyed our chances in the Test: Russell Domingo
Chattogram, Dec 18 (IANS) Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo rued the fact that the hosts had one very bad session with the bat during their 188-run defeat to India in the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Sunday.
2022-12-18
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh call-up uncapped Nasum Ahmed to the squad for second Test against India
Chattogram, Dec 18 (IANS) Bangladesh have included uncapped left-arm spinner, Nasum Ahmed, in the squad for the second Test against India, scheduled to be played from December 22-26 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.
2022-12-18
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 4: Zakir Hasan scores century on debut, but India edge closer to victory (Ld)
Chattogram, Dec 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's left-handed opener Zakir Hasan became the fourth batter from his country to score a century on Test debut. But India edged closer to victory at the end of day four in the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, making further inroads to leave Bangladesh at 272/6 at stumps.
2022-12-17
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 3: Shanto, Zakir take Bangladesh to 42/0 at stumps after Gill, Pujara tons help India set target of 513
Chattogram, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's young openers Najmul Hossain Shanto and Zakir Hasan took the hosts to 42/0 at stumps on day three after Shubman Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara slammed centuries for India to set a target of 513 in the first Test at Chattogram on Friday.
2022-12-16
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 3: Shanto, Zakir take Bangladesh to 42/0 at stumps after Gill, Pujara tons help India set target of 513 (ld)
Chattogram, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's young openers Najmul Hossain Shanto and Zakir Hasan took the hosts to 42/0 at stumps on day three after Shubman Gill slammed his first Test hundred and Cheteshwar Pujara hit his first century in 52 innings for India to set a target of 513 in the first Test at Chattogram on Friday.
2022-12-16
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test, Day 3: Hitting boundary to get the century was very instinctive, says Shubman Gill
Chattogram, Dec 16 (IANS) Opener Shubman Gill on Friday reached his maiden Test hundred in style, dancing down the pitch to loft over mid-on for a one-bounce four off Mehidy Hasan Miraz on day three of the first Test match between India and Bangladesh at Chattogram.
2022-12-16
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 1st Test: Jaydev Unadkat arrives in Chattogram, links up with Indian team
Chattogram, Dec 15 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat on Thursday linked up with the Indian Test side ahead of day two of the first Test against Bangladesh at Chattogram.
2022-12-15
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 1st Test: Ashwin, Kuldeep hit critical knocks for India to post 404 against Bangladesh
Chattogram, Dec 15 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav added 92 runs for the eighth wicket in a strong lower-order fightback to help India post a competitive 404 in their first innings on day two of the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday.
2022-12-15
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 1st Test: Siraj, Umesh take a wicket apiece after Ashwin, Kuldeep take India to 404
Chattogram, Dec 15 (IANS) India's fast-bowling duo of Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav took a wicket apiece in the second session of the first Test against Bangladesh after Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav played critical knocks to take India to 404 in first innings.
2022-12-15
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 1st Test: Pujara, Iyer stitch unbeaten 62-run stand, take India to 174/4
Chattogram, Dec 14 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara and Shreyas Iyer got India back on track against Bangladesh through an unbeaten 62-run stand to take the visitors to 174/4 in 56 overs at tea break.
2022-12-14
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 1st Test: Rishabh Pant becomes second fastest Indian to reach 50 sixes in Tests
Chattogram, Dec 14 (IANS) Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant became the second fastest Indian batter to reach 50 sixes landmark in Test cricket, on Day One of the first Test between India and Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Wednesday.
2022-12-14
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
IND v BAN, 3rd ODI: Ishan Kishan double hundred, Virat Kohli century propel India to 409/8 (ld)
Chattogram, Dec 10 (IANS) Ishan Kishan was absolutely superlative in smashing the fastest double hundred in history of men's ODI cricket while Virat Kohli registered his 72nd international hundred to propel India to a mammoth 409/8 in 50 overs in a record-breaking third and final ODI against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram on Saturday.
2022-12-10
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Uncapped Zakir Hasan earns maiden call-up to Bangladesh squad for first Test against India
Chattogram, Dec 8 (IANS) Bangladesh on Thursday handed a maiden Test call-up to uncapped top order batter Zakir Hasan for the first Test against India, set to happen at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium (ZACS) in Chattogram from December 14-18.
2022-12-08
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh pacer Shoriful ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests with wrist injury
Chattogram, May 19 (IANS) Bangladesh left-arm quick Shoriful Islam has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka due to a wrist injury, team physio Bayjedul Islam confirmed on Thursday.
2022-05-19
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Afghanistan move to fourth in ODI rankings after big win over Bangladesh
Chattogram (Bangladesh), March 1 (IANS) Afghanistan have moved up to No.4 in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League table after their crushing seven-wicket victory over hosts Bangladesh in the third and final One-Day International here.
2022-03-01
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Dominant Bangladesh eye automatic qualification for 2023 Cricket World Cup
Chattogram, Feb 26 (IANS) Following their massive 88-run victory over Afghanistan in the second ODI of the three-match series, Bangladesh have emerged as a force to reckon with, especially at home, as they now lead the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League (CWCSL) 2020/23 points table, having won 10 out of 14 games so far with plenty of action still to come.
2022-02-26
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Afghan man sells 10-yr-old daughter to keep family from starving
Herat, Jan 1 (IANS) A man in west Afghanistan's Herat province sold his 10-year-old daughter for marriage without telling his wife, in order to keep his other children alive and fed.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Afghanistan,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Security personnel receive training commissioned to Afghan forces
Aybak, Jan 1 (IANS) A total of 300 security personnel have been commissioned to security forces of the establishment after receiving military training in Afghanistan's northern Samangan province, public relations officer of the province, Khair Khaw Samangani said Saturday.
2022-01-01
Category: International, Afghanistan,Politics
Afghan police bust kidnappers' gang, rescue hostage
Farah, Dec 22 (IANS) Police in Afghanistan's western Farah province have busted a gang of kidnappers and secured the release of a hostage, a statement of the provincial police released here on Wednesday, said.
2021-12-22
Category: International, Afghanistan,Politics
Afghan air force commander calls on run-away pilots to return
Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan), Dec 3 (IANS) Afghanistan's acting air force commander Mawlawi Amanudin Mansoor has called on the pilots who served under the previous government to return to work and join the current air force.
2021-12-03
Category: International, Afghanistan,International
Farmers in Afghanistan's Kunduz voice concern over drought, seek help
Kunduz, Dec 2 (IANS) Farmers in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province have expressed concern over drought, saying the current drought and water shortage to irrigate their farmlands would badly affect their harvests.
2021-12-02
Category: International, Afghanistan,Politics
I am disappointed to miss a second ton, says Pakistan Test opener, Abid Ali
Chattogram (Bangladesh), Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Abid Ali has joined the elite club of the batters who have hit a century and 90 in the same Test match, but he was left disappointed after missing out on a second ton in Chattogram, Bangladesh on Tuesday.
2021-11-30
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
BAN v PAK, 1st Test: Openers put Pak 93 runs away from Test win
Chattogram (Bangladesh), Nov 29 (IANS) Unbeaten half-centuries by Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique put Pakistan just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the first Test here.
2021-11-29
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Bangladesh 39/4 at stumps, lead Pakistan by 89 runs on Day 3
Chattogram, Nov 28 (IANS) Bangladesh were 39/4, leading Pakistan by 89 runs at the end of Day 3 of the first Test of the two-match series here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Philander to fly home early due to changing Covid-19 situation in South Africa
Chattogram, Nov 28 (IANS) Vernon Philander, the former South Africa quick who is a bowling consultant with the Pakistan team currently on tour in Bangladesh, will leave the squad bubble here and fly back to his home country as early as Monday, the fourth day of the ongoing first Test match, due to the worsening flight operations in view of the new Covid variant.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
1st Test: Abid, Shafique take Pakistan to 145/0 against Bangladesh on Day 2
Chattogram, Nov 27 (IANS) Unbeaten fifties by openers Abid Ali (93 not out) and Abdullah Shafique (52 not out) took Pakistan to 145/0, trailing by 185 runs at the end of Day 2 of the first Test of the two-match series against Bangladesh, here on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Afghan police arrest 11 for armed robbery, car theft
Farah (Afghanistan), Nov 27 (IANS) Police in Afghanistan's western Farah province have arrested 11 persons charged with involvement in criminal activities, a police official in the province said on Saturday.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Afghanistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
1st Test: Liton, Rahim take Bangladesh to 253/4 against Pakistan on Day 1
Chattogram, Nov 26 (IANS) A spectacular maiden Test century from Liton Das (113 not out) and fighting fifty by Mushfiqur Rahim (82 not out) took Bangladesh to 253/4 at the end of Day 1 of the first Test of the two-match series against Pakistan, here on Friday.
2021-11-26
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Taliban capture Afghan city linking Kabul to north
Herat (Afghanistan), Aug 11 (IANS) The Taliban have captured the key Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri, 140 miles north of the capital Kabul, giving the insurgents control of a strategic road junction linking Kabul to the north and west, according to insurgents and local officials, the Guardian reported.
2021-08-11
Category: International, Afghanistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Taliban continue to claim more territory as fighting heats up in Qala-e-Naw
Herat, July 8 (IANS) With the US withdrawal inching closer, Taliban continued to make quick captures of major territories in Afghanistan, putting the Afghan security forces under extreme pressure and intensifying confrontations.
2021-07-08
Category: International, Afghanistan,Defence/Security
Afghan airstrikes kill 12 militants in eastern Ghazni province
Ghazni (Afghanistan), April 25 (IANS) Afghan fighting planes targeted the Taliban hideouts in the restive Muqar and Gilan districts of eastern Ghazni province on Saturday, killing 12 insurgents and injuring six others, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
2021-04-25
Category: International, Afghanistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
15 killed in bus-truck collision in South Afghanistan
Qalat (Afghanistan), April 23 (IANS) A total of 15 people were killed and eight others injured as a mini-bus collided with a truck coming from opposite direction in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province on Thursday, provincial police chief Mohammad Wais Samimi said on Friday.
2021-04-23
Category: International, Afghanistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghan army frees 24 people from Taliban prison: Official
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 18 (IANS) The Afghan army's Special Forces freed 24 people from a prison at a Taliban hideout in restive northern province of Kunduz overnight, a local official confirmed on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
Mayers' 210 takes Windies to miraculous 3-wicket win over Bangladesh
Chattogram, Feb 7 (IANS) Debutant Kyle Mayers scored a double hundred to lead West Indies to a miraculous three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first Test in Chattogram on Sunday. Mayers scored 210, putting up a double century stand with Nkrumah Bonner and a century stand with Joshua da Silva to help West Indies chase down a target of 395.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Will definitely inspire youngsters: Mayers on his stunning knock
Chattogram, Feb 7 (IANS) West Indies' Kyle Mayers said that he wasn't looking at the target as he anchored his team's stunning run chase against Bangladesh on Sunday in the first Test with a double century in his debut Test. Mayers scored an unbeaten 210 to help his team chase down 395 with three wickets in hand, thus completing the highest successful run chase in a Test match in Asia.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh inch closer to victory vs Windies after Mominul ton
Chattogram, Feb 6 (IANS) Bangladesh inched closer to victory on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies on Saturday. Mehidy Hasan Miraz took three wickets as the visitors ended the day on 110/3, chasing a target of 395.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
All-round Miraz gives Bangladesh advantage in 1st Test vs Windies
Chattogram, Feb 5 (IANS) Mehidy Hasan Miraz's all-round show helped Bangladesh take a commanding lead on the third day of their first Test against the West Indies. Miraz followed up his first innings century with a four-wicket haul as West Indies were all out for 259 in response to Bangladesh's score of 430.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Miraz's maiden Test ton takes Bangladesh to strong position
Chattogram, Feb 4 (IANS) All-rounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz's maiden Test century helped Bangladesh strengthen their position in the first Test against West Indies on Thursday. At stumps on second day, the visitors were 75 for two, and trail by 355 runs.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh score 242/5 on first day of 1st Test vs West Indies
Chattogram, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh batsmen wasted starts as their team scored 242 for five wickets on the first day of the first Test against West Indies here on Wednesday.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Sri Lanka to tour Bangladesh for three-match ODI series in May
Chattogram, Feb 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka will tour Bangladesh for a three-match ODI series in May while Bangladesh's postponed Test tour of Sri Lanka will take place later.
2021-02-03
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Happy to have Shakib, Tamim, Mushfiqur's support: Haque
Chattogram, Feb 2 (IANS) Mominul Haque will have senior players Shakib-al-Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim in his squad for the first time as Bangladesh Test captain when they face West Indies in the first Test starting February 3.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Windies need to play spin better, rotate strike: Simmons
Chattogram, Jan 25 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons has lamented his team's inability to play spin and rotate strike in ODIs after it succumbed to a 120-run defeat in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh on Monday.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh beat WI 3-0 in ODIs, jump to 2nd in Super League table
Chattogram, Jan 25 (IANS) Bangladesh defeated West Indies by 120 runs in the third One-day International (ODI) here on Monday to win the three-match series 3-0 and climbed to second spot on the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League. This series is part of the qualification process for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023, to be held in India.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Afghanistan,Sports,Cricket
Painting inspires Afghan girls to break through confinements of tradition
Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), Jan 20 (IANS) "My prime objective is to portray the suffering of my fellow Afghans in paintings and exhibit them to highlight the pains of the war-weary people," said Hafiza Mohammadi.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Afghanistan,Human Interest/Society
6 Taliban killed in Baghlan operation: Officials
Baghlan, Jan 6 (IANS) At least six Taliban were killed and four others were wounded during an operation in northern Baghlan, local officials said.
2021-01-06
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
6 policemen injured in suicide attack in Kandahar
Kandahar, Nov 25 (IANS) At least six policemen were wounded in a suicide attack in the southern province of Kandahar on Wednesday morning, Afghanistan Interior Ministry said in a statement.
2020-11-25
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
42 IS militants surrender in eastern Afghan province
Asadabad (Afghanistan), March 1 (Xinhua) Forty-two Islamic State (IS) militants have laid down arms in Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar, the provincial governor said on Sunday.
2020-03-01
Category: International, Asia,Afghanistan,Terrorism
8 insurgents killed in northern Afghan province
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 5 (IANS) At least eight militants have been confirmed dead after a security forces' helicopter pounded Taliban hideouts in Gul Tepa district of northern Kunduz province late on Tuesday, spokesman for the provincial government Esmatullah Muradi said on Wednesday.
2020-02-05
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism
Car bomb blast in Afghanistan, many feared killed
Mehtarlam, Afghanistan, Oct 16 (IANS) Several people were feared killed and injured after a car bomb blast rocked outside administrative office in Alishing district in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said, reported Xinhua news agency.
2019-10-16
Category: International, Afghanistan,Terrorism