Catch the Latest Afghanistan Cricket News, Updates, Live Score, Standings, Fixtures, Match Results, Video, Photo, Match Highlights, Fantasy Cricket, Top Run Scorer, Highest Wicket Takers, Catches, Winners, Afghanistan cricketers in Indian Premier League 2018, and more at Rooter.io. Afghanistan Cricket has been existent since the 19th century but it was only in 2017 that the country acquired the status of a full member nation of the International Cricket Council (ICC), along with Ireland, taking the number of Test cricket playing nations to twelve. (It is the 12th Test cricket playing Full Member nation.) The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) was formed in 1995 and became an affiliate member of the ICC in 2001, and a member of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in 2003. The country is currently ranked 9th in International T20 cricket as of 6 February 2018, ahead of full members Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and Sri Lanka. They won their first Intercontinental Cup in the same year, beating Scotland in the final.