Afghan team secured second place despite a hard fight to claim first position in final of an inter-school football tournament hosted in India on Thursday.
Afghanistan have appointed former Pakistani captain as temporary coach ahead of their series against Zimbabawe, Afghanistan Cricket Board confirmed Friday.
Afghan cricketers have left Kabul for Zimbabwe to play a series against the hosts including 5 One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20s.
Afghanistan are set to take on Syria in their next match of 2018 World Cup qualifier on coming Tuesday in Muscat, capital of Oman.
Afghanistan lost to Syria 2-5 in their latest 2018 World Cup qualifying game played in Oman’s capital on Tuesday.
Afghan crickets on Thursday played a 20-over charity match in the capital to raise funds for victims of fighting in northern Kunduz city.
Afghanistan were defeated by large margin in first match of their series against Zimbabwe on Friday.
Mohammad Nabi’s 116, including six sixes, ensured Afghanistan were untroubled as they beat Zimbabwe in their second ODI on Sunday.
Zimbabwe defeated Afghanistan by 6 wickets and with 2 balls remaining in their third one-day international on Tuesday.
Mohammad Shahzad scored 80 to guide Afghanistan to a series levelling win against Zimbabwe in their fourth ODI on Thursday.