Afghanistan qualify for T20 WC

The country with all the problems, terrorism and the US troops in their own backyard- Afghanistan has now been qualified for the T20 World Cup which is to be held in the Caribbean Islands later this year.

The Afghanis,managed to win the T20 qualifiers beating the Irish Team. Their journey started to cricket when they were rated in the Fifth group in 2001.

They beat the US team by 29 runs putting on their faces a shame. Next, in the Semi-finals they beat the hosts United Arab Emirates in Dubai in a crowd of odd 1000.

The Afghanis met the Ireland in the finals today and fortunately for them they won it for the first time. Under a crowd of 6000, most of them local supporters of Afghan team under Kabhir Khan proved they were strong enough to beat an European team.

What next, Afghanistan will head to the West Indies for the T20 World where they meet India in St.Lucia and South Africa in Barbados as the tournament starts from April 30th.


About Adithya Ramesh

Yo people. This is Adithya. A student who loves what he does. Has passion for Cricket and is a die hard SRT fan. Loves to photograph and is a travel freak

Posted on February 14, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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