Two Afghan players - an all-rounder and a bowler - were picked in Indian Premier League auction for 2017 on Monday, first time that Afghans make it to the major tournament.
Afghanistan won the second One-Day International match against Zimbabwe on Sunday, beating the host by 54 runs.
Afghanistan defeated Zimbabwe by 12 runs on Duckworth–Lewis method after rain stopped play during the 28th over in Zimbabwe's pursuit of 216-run target in the first of the five One-day International matches at Harare on Thursday.
Sergio Ramos, Real Madrid's captain to present UEFA cheque for 100,000 to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League match against Napoli in Madrid on Wednesday.
Mohammad Shahzad and Rashid Khan have the highest base prices among the five Afghan players who will feature in Indian Premier League auction, scheduled to be held on coming Monday.
The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) on Sunday said that it has appointed German national Otto Pfister as new head coach of the national football team.
Afghan player Mohammad Nabi has moved to a career-best second spot in the latest ICC ODI ranking for all-rounders.
Five Afghan cricket talents are expected to feature in the Indian Premier League auction 2017 which is due to be held on February 20.
Afghanistan Cricket Board(ACB) on Monday said that it planned to build new cricket grounds in Helmand and Zabul provinces.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has awarded Afghanistan's domestic four-day and Twenty20 tournaments including Shpageeza League, first-class, and List A status respectively.