Afghanistan

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Sachin: Natural talent or developed through coaching? Paul Farbrace gives his view

In a brilliant article, Paul Farbrace, Yorkshire’s current second XI coach and a former assistant coach with Sri Lanka, writes in depth about what makes the retiring Sachin Tendulkar stand out from the crowd.

Kenya’s Gurdeep Singh ‘proud’ to be world’s second youngest ODI player ever

Gurdeep Singh debuted for Kenya in a One-Day International (ODI) on Friday against Afghanistan in Sharjah aged 15 years and 258 days to become the world’s second youngest ODI player.

Afghanistan to Australasia and Cricket World Cup 2015 - it’s been quite some journey

As the news filtered through that Afghanistan had beaten Kenya in Sharjah to confirm their place in World Cup 2015 I sat on my UK sofa and punched the air. We are not particularly pre-programmed in the western world to celebrate Afghanistan achievements,

Afghanistan triumph in Sharjah to book World Cup 2015 place

Afghanistan have beaten Kenya to secure a place in the 2015 World Cup. They join Ireland as the second Associate team to take part in the event to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

Haroon Lorgat wants global anti-corruption body

Haroon Lorgat, the current chief executive of Cricket South Africa and former CEO of the International Cricket Council, has suggested a global anti-corruption body be established for all sports.

NEXT BIG THING Number 2: Gary Ballance, aged 23, England

It won’t be to everyone’s taste when Zimbabwe-born Gary Ballance makes the seemingly inevitable move up to the full England international ranks. Born in Harare, he will be another ‘import’ following Pietersen, Trott, Prior et al to wear the three lions.

Mohammad Shahzad - Afghan inspired by MS Dhoni

Mohammad Shahzad, Afghanistan’s 25-year-old right handed opening batsman and wicketkeeper, had not heard the name of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s closest friend

Dhoni may cut short holiday after sad news

Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received the “sad news” of his closest friend, Santosh Lal, who died in Indraprasth Apollo Hospital on Wednesday. ”Dhoni has

NEXT BIG THING Number 1: Vijay Zol, aged 18, India

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