The tour, comprising a three T20Is, five ODIs and one Test, was earlier set to conclude on March 23, but will now end on March 19, with the first ever Test between the two sides
Afghanistan's progression up the T20I rankings corresponds with a slip down the order for Sri Lanka, will have to go through the opening round of the tournament
- Ireland-Afghanistan tour dates adjusted to avoid clash with IPL
- Afghanistan earn direct qualification in 2020 T20 World Cup
- Rashid Khan to play in New Year's Eve fixture despite father's death
- Scotland to host Afghanistan for two ODIs before World Cup
The Afghanistan legspinner had announced his father's death on Sunday evening through a Twitter post where he said he had lost 'the most important person in my life'
Afghanistan will play two ODIs in Edinburgh as part of their build-up to the tournament
Ireland will begin their first overseas Test match on St Patrick's Day - March 17 - when they take on Afghanistan in India
After getting the better of batsmen in T20 leagues around the world, the Afghanistan star is gearing up for the Mzansi Super League
The Afghanistan allrounder had been a key part of the Renegades' run to the semi-final last season
Zazai also equalled the record for the fastest T20 fifty, while the game's 37 sixes were the most in any T20 match
A look at the spinners' actions and how they trouble batsmen
Rashid Khan overtook Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan to become the first top-ranked allrounder from Afghanistan
Slow surfaces, large boundaries, sapping heat and low totals were a deviation from the quotidian ODI run-fest
A look back at matches involving Afghanistan that wrote themselves in the history books
The cricket world applauded Afghanistan on Twitter after their Asia Cup campaign ended in a thrilling tie with India
Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan credited their coach Phil Simmons for "raising the bar"
Ravindra Jadeja just could not get India across the line after shepherding the tail in a tense finish
A lot has changed since the last (mis)match between the two sides, but India will be relieved at having made the final, and can worry about more pressing issues ahead of the World Cup
Paddle, paddle... Ed Cowan is Shibani's surfing instructor for the day! Will she ace it or will she not?
Most runs, most wickets, and a whole lot more
Schedule of upcoming international games