Afghanistan's Mohammad Shahzad has set an incredible world record by scoring two fifties in two separate international matches on the same day.
Afghanistan became champions of the inaugural Desert T20 Challenge after massively beating Ireland in the final of the tournament played in Dubai on Friday.
Mohammad Shahzad produced a superb display of power hitting as Afghanistan thrashed Oman to reach the final of the Desert T20 Challenge.
Afghanistan cruised into the semi-finals of the Desert T20 Challenge with a comfortable 64-win over Namibia in what marked their third consecutive victory in three matches they have played.
Afghanistan bowler Dawlat Zadran and batsman Samiullah Shinwari displaced a focused performance to help their side win over UAE in their second match of Desert T20 Challenge played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Afghan national cricketers will play a match against a team that will include players from different nations at London's Lord's, Afghanistan's Cricket Board said Monday.
Afghanistan defeated Ireland by five wickets in their first match of Desert T20 Challenge in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday.
Afghanistan have dropped five places to 151 in the latest Fifa world rankings.
Afghanistan national cricket team defeated a UAE team by 100 runs in a warm-up game on Tuesday ahead of Desert T20 tournament.
The Afghan beach football team were grouped with Iran, Bahrain and China in the upcoming AFC Beach Soccer Championship in Malaysia beginning from 4th to 11th March 2017.