Asghar Stanikzai, Afghanistan's captain, has blamed fast bowler Shapoor Zadran himself for his absence in cricket matches.
Father of Mohammad Shahzad, a right-hand batsman of Afghanistan national team passed away on Monday.
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) announced a 17-player squad on Saturday for the 4-day match against England Lions in Abu Dhabi of United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Afghanistan bagged three silver medals at the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IMFA) World Cup 2016 in Kazan of Russia.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) have planned an eight-team Twenty20 International tournament, involving the associate nations including Afghanistan.
Afghan national Muaythai fighters on Tuesday began the IFMA World Cup 2016 games with a win and two losses.
Afghanistan's U-19 cricketers defeated a local Indian team in a practice match on Saturday ahead of Asia Cup.
Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan is among top three wicket-takers of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2016 in which 15 matches have been played so far.
Afghanistan national football team lost a friendly football match 1-0 to their Tajik rivals on Sunday evening.
Afghanistan's Ahmad Shah Pakteen has been picked as an umpire for 2016 Asia Cup to be held from 8 to 22 December in Sri Lanka.