• Afghanistan to play India in Test debut Rahul Johri, chief executive of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, wrote on Twitter: "India to play inaugural Test against Afghanistan, welcome them to five-day cricket." Dec 11
  • Afghanistan Tests spell Aussie UAE return Australia are set to play more cricket in the unhappy hunting ground of the United Arab Emirates after Afghanistan were granted Test-playing nation status. Jun 22
  • Afghanistan celebrates 'big dream' War-torn Afghanistan is celebrating its national team's entry into Test cricket, saying it's a dream come true after years of bloody violence. Jun 22
  • West Indies-Afghanistan ODI rained out The third one-day international between West Indies and Afghanistan has been washed out by persistent rain in Saint Lucia on Wednesday. Jun 14
  • Samuels steers Windies to T20 sweep A virtuoso display from Marlon Samuels fired West Indies to a seven-wicket win and gave them a Twenty20 series sweep over Afghanistan. Jun 5
  • Windies win T20 series against Afghanistan West Indies have claimed their three-match T20 series against Afghanistan with a 29-run victory in a rain-affected game two in Basseterre, St Kitts. Jun 4
  • Afghanistan to play at Lord's Afghanistan will play an historic first match at Lord's later this year when they take on an MCC side to be led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum. Apr 7
  • Gunfire in Kabul, Afghans win ODI series Heavy gunfire rang out in celebration in Kabul after Afghanistan's cricket team secured a last-gasp victory over Zimbabwe on Wednesday to win a one-day series in Sharjah. Jan 6
  • Afghanistan remember quake victim Afghanistan clinched a 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe in their two-match Twenty20 series Wednesday and dedicated their win to victims of this week's earthquake which rocked their country and neighbouring Pakistan. Oct 28
  • Afghanistan in historic win over Zimbabwe Afghanistan made history on Saturday when they became the first Associate nation to defeat a Test-playing country in a one-day series with a comprehensive 73-run win over Zimbabwe. Oct 24
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq appointed Afghanistan coach Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has been appointed as the temporary Afghanistan cricket coach for their upcoming Zimbabwe tour. Oct 2
  • Afghanistan look for home in India War-ravaged Afghanistan is seeking a home ground for its fledgling national cricket team in neighbouring India, a top official said Wednesday. Apr 22
  • ACC training umpires in Afghanistan Former umpire Mahboob Shah left his home in Pakistan for Afghanistan on Thursday to help train match officials in the hopes that the war-torn nation can one day compete with cricket's top international teams. Apr 9
  • Afghanistan eye England 'scare' at SCG Afghanistan believe they've still "got a scare" left in them ahead of their World Cup finale against England in Sydney on Friday. Mar 11
  • Afghanistan coach happy to ignore warnings Afghanistan coach Andy Moles has no regrets about ignoring a warning from his security consultant brother to take on one of the most dangerous jobs in world cricket. Mar 11
  • Afghanistan must build on CWC: coach Afghanistan have exceeded expectations at their first World Cup but need to keep playing against top sides to maintain momentum and become a real force in the game, coach Andy Moles said on Monday. Mar 9
  • Travel-weary Afghans promise fight They may be jet-lagged, licking their wounds from a crushing 275-run defeat and facing a side at the top of their game but Afghanistan's cricket team are vowing to make statement against New Zealand. Mar 6
  • Afghanistan aim to rebound at World Cup Afghanistan coach Andy Moles has urged his team to play with more freedom and bravery as they attempt to avoid another World Cup shellacking when they confront New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. Mar 4
  • Afghanistan plot World Cup boilover Afghanistan want to show the world they belong at the World Cup - and they've set their sights on taking down Australia in order to prove their point. Mar 3
  • Dancing, gunfire as Afghans celebrate Hundreds of jubilant Afghan cricket fans flooded onto the streets of major cities Thursday, dancing, waving flags and firing AK-47s in celebration at their team's historic World Cup win over Scotland. Feb 26