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Afghanistan: Rashid sees sports as peace driver

Afghanistan: Rashid sees sports as peace driver

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May 26, 2019 - 08:49

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Afghanistaninfo-icon’s spin maestro Rashid Khan believes sportsinfo-icon alone can bring peace to his war-torn country.

Afghanistan has got a brand new image because of it phenomena; cricketing success, the superstar from eastern Nangarhar province said in an interview. 

Sportinfo-icon is the only thing that brings peace to the country. So it's a wonderful feeling to see the youngsters playing cricket,” he was quoted as saying by the Guardian.

He has become a big name playing in the Indian Premier League, Big Bash and beyond. Fours after his international debut, he is the No1 Twenty20 bowler in the worldinfo-icon and the third best in one-day cricket.

 “It makes you feel very, very special to be in that place and have your photo imprinted with people who have lots of achievements for Afghanistan,” the spin stalwart said.

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