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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Afghanistan face real test after World Cup

    Posted May 09th 2014, 02:51pm

    ... of the sport’s biggest success stories. The tale is made poignant by the country’s war-torn history, with many Afghans first exposed to cricket in Pakistani refugee camps during the Soviet occupation ...

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    Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    ... Ireland who have also qualified for the World Cup. Like many of his teammates, the 28-year-old Nabi was born in a refugee camp and learned the sport in a camp in the Pakistan city of Peshawar ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Afghans begin new era against Aussies

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the right to play the same event in Sri Lanka next month. Afghanistan are regarded as a success story in international cricket with most of their players learning the game while living in refugee ...

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    Warne backs 'heroic' Ahmed for Ashes call-up

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Warne backs 'courageous' Ahmed for Ashes role Shane Warne believes "heroic and courageous" Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed can become an unlikely Ashes hero for Australia in England this year. Former refugee Ahmed, 31, will be eligible if minor changes to Australia's citizenship legislation pass through parliament ...

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    Pakistanis back Fawad Ahmed to play Ashes role

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... dreamt of a few years ago." The former refugee played for Australia A last month in England and selector John Inverarity has indicated he will be considered for the Ashes squad. ...

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    Fearless Afghans give affluent Indians a scare

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... in refugee camps in Pakistan, gave India’s multi-millionaires a scare  before lack of experience cost them in a 23-run defeat. Afghanistan’s rapid rise in world cricket – they were playing ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Cricket bringing peace to Afghanistan, says top official Omar Zakhilwal

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... coalition forces still fighting insurgency and extremism. Cricket has progressed in leaps and bounds over the last three years after it was introduced by Afghans who learnt the game in refugee camps ...



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