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SYDNEY - England brought an end to their miserable World Cup campaign with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-disrupted final Pool A match at Sydney Cric...
NAPIER - Martin Guptill and Ross Taylor got some valuable time at the wicket as New Zealand did what they needed to looking ahead to the World Cup quarter-finals with a six-wicket victory over Afghani...
Shapoor Zadran cuts an impressive figure. Tall - not frightfully so like Mohammad Irfan or Curtly Ambrose or Joel Garner - but taller enough than your average Joe to stand out. Dreamy. Angry. Flowing hair. Piercing eyes. Majestic on the cricket field. A new-age action hero, the modern-day answer to John Rambo.
In June, it will be five years since the release of 'Out of the Ashes', the documentary that traced Afghanistan's first steps in international cricket. The movie is relevant because it's a reminder that some of these players were playing World Cricket League's Division Five not that long ago. Their progress since has made the average meteor look tardy.