04/02/2009

From Zero’s to Hero’s

It has taken less than eight months for Afghanistan to jump from the fifth division of world cricket to one level below the major test-playing countries.

The team from the war-torn nation continued one of sport's unlikeliest success stories by winning the third division in Argentina last week, a six-team tournament that doubles as a qualifier for cricket's World Cup.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Soulberry said...

If cricket doesn't return to Pakistan soon, maybe Afghanistan is an alternative channel for Pakistan players.

At the rate Afghanistan is going, they could be pushing for test status soon.

06/02/2009, 14:39  
Anonymous Ottayan said...

Soulberry,

They are certainly making rapid strides and appear better than Bangladesh.:)

06/02/2009, 16:47  

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