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In Afghanistan, Love Of Cricket Starts Early

Afghanistan's national cricket team this week made its first appearance at a World Cup tournament, currently under way in Australia. The team's results so far have been mixed, but its debut at the biggest event in the sport has been a source of joy and inspiration for many Afghan fans. Cricket is widely popular among young Afghans, and children across the country can be seen honing their skills morning and evening.
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Afghan boys play cricket in Jalalabad.
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Afghan boys play cricket in Jalalabad.

Afghan boys set the batting order before starting a game in Jalalabad.
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Afghan boys set the batting order before starting a game in Jalalabad.

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