Tag: Afghanistan

 India beat Afghanistan by 8 wickets in record-breaking century by Rohit Sharma
India beat Afghanistan by 8 wickets in record-breaking century by Rohit Sharma

The firework-filled innings saw records galore by Rohit Sharma, who became the joint-fastest to 1000 runs in a World Cup (tied with David Warner at 19 innings each), surpassing Chris Gayle's record of most sixes (553), most centuries in a 50-over World Cup (7) and the fastest century by an Indian at the World Cup (63 balls) -- in that order -- during the course of his 31st ODI century.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Bumrah's 4-for limits Afghanistan at 272/8 after fighting 80 by skipper Hasmatullah
Bumrah's 4-for limits Afghanistan at 272/8 after fighting 80 by skipper Hasmatullah

Afghan skipper Hasmatullah Shahidi (80) and Azmatullah Omarzai (62) took visitors to a par-total with a crucial 100-plus stand.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
ANOTHER STRONG QUAKE SHAKES AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan Hit by Another 6.3 Magnitude Quake Just Days After Tremors Claimed 4000 Lives

Two days after back to back earthquakes claimed nearly 4000 lives in Afghanistan, country's North western region was struck by another powerful earthquake of magnitude of 6.3, reported the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).

Video Icon
  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Rohit Sharma
Men's ODI WC: Shardul replaces Ashwin as Afghanistan win toss elect, to bat first against India

While Afghanistan remain unchanged, India made one change in their line-up with Shardul Thakur coming in place of Ravichandran Ashwin.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Men’s ODI WC: India eye chance of adding another victory to their kitty against Afghanistan
Men’s ODI WC: India eye chance of adding another victory to their kitty against Afghanistan

Amidst this confusing backdrop, the Indian team sans an ill Shubman Gill, is in the city with an eye on adding another win to its kitty when they face Afghanistan in its second game of the 2023 Men’s ODI World Cup at a new-look Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday, which is again expected to be a sea of blue.

  • Tuesday, 10 October 2023
Afghanistan earthquake toll rises to 2,445
Afghanistan earthquake toll rises to 2,445

The earthquake struck about 40 km north-west of the city of Herat at around 11 a.m. on October 7.

  • Monday, 09 October 2023
Afghanistan Earthquake Deadliest In 2 Decades: Death Toll Crosses 2000, Six Villages Destroyed
Afghanistan Earthquake Deadliest In 2 Decades: Death Toll Crosses 2000, Six Villages Destroyed

The death toll from strong earthquakes that shook western Afghanistan has risen to 2060, while almost 9000 have been injured. It is one of the deadliest earthquakes to strike the country in two decades.A powerful magnitude-6.3 earthquake followed by strong aftershocks killed many people in western Afghanistan on Saturday.

Video Icon
  • Sunday, 08 October 2023
Afghanistan Earthquake: 120 Killed, Nearly 1000 Injured In 6.2 Quake
Afghanistan Earthquake: 120 Killed, Nearly 1000 Injured In 6.2 Quake

At least 120 people were killed and around 1,000 others sustained injuries as earthquakes rocked Afghanistan's Herat and other western provinces.The tremor occurred at around 11:10 local time, forcing people to come out of their houses.

Video Icon
  • Sunday, 08 October 2023
Earthquake31
Casualties feared after 6.1-magnitude quake strikes Afghanistan

The tremor took place at around 11.10 local time a.m., forcing people to flee from their houses, Xinhua news agency quoted the locals as saying.

  • Saturday, 07 October 2023
Meet mystery Afghanistan girl who calls India her second home, supports Team India
Meet mystery Afghanistan girl who calls India her second home, supports Team India

She currently resides in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is a prominent social activist and successful fashion entrepreneur.

  • Thursday, 14 September 2023
TTP attacks give a bloody nose to Pakistan’s interim government
TTP attacks give a bloody nose to Pakistan’s interim government

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), with close ties to the Taliban regime in Kabul, has unleashed relentless attacks in Pakistan’s north-western province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa almost on a daily basis.

  • Tuesday, 12 September 2023
Afghanistan headed to a civil war with Taliban splitting into various factions, says former Afghan commander
Afghanistan headed to a civil war with Taliban splitting into various factions, says former Afghan commander

Expressing his deep dissatisfaction over the current situation in Afghanistan, the former Afghan commander blames the Biden administration for abruptly leaving Afghanistan and its people at the mercy of the Taliban.

  • Tuesday, 12 September 2023
Taliban imposes restrictions on Afghanistan's Sikh, Hindu minorities
Taliban imposes restrictions on Afghanistan's Sikh, Hindu minorities

While Afghanistan's last-known Jew fled the country shortly after the Taliban takeover, the Sikh and Hindu communities are believed to have shrunk to just a handful of families, RFE/RL reported.

  • Saturday, 26 August 2023
BCCI announces fixtures for home matches against Australia, Afghanistan, England in 2023-24
BCCI announces fixtures for home matches against Australia, Afghanistan, England in 2023-24

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s Tours, Fixtures and Technical Committee on Tuesday confirmed the venues for the home season 2023-24. 

  • Tuesday, 25 July 2023
Taliban orders shutting down of beauty salons in Afghanistan
Taliban orders shutting down of beauty salons in Afghanistan

A Vice and Virtue Ministry spokesman told the BBC that businesses had one month to comply, starting from July 2 when they were first informed of the move.

  • Tuesday, 04 July 2023
scrollToTop