The 2018 Asia Cup has been moved to the United Arab Emirates due to the political tension between India and Pakistan. The tournament, which was due to be hosted by India, will be played from the 13 to 28 September with Dubai and Abu Dhabi as the venues. Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and PCB chairman…
Rashid Khan took five wickets while Gulbadin Naib and Najibullah Zadran scored unbeaten half-centuries as Afghanistan kept their faint hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup alive with a five-wicket win over the UAE on Tuesday.
A century from Calum MacLeod and his record 208-run stand for the third wicket with Richie Berrington gave Scotland, the defending champions, a comfortable seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the teams’ opening match of the World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe.
Afghanistan batsman Asghar Stanikzai will miss the start of the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe in March after undergoing surgery to remove his appendix, which is likely to see him out of action for up to 10 days.