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World stage for Afghanistan cricket
Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak reports as Afghanistan qualify for World Twenty20.
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2010 15:29 GMT



Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak reports on Afghanistan's incredible achievement in reaching their first major cricket tournament - the World Twenty20 cup to be held in the West Indies in April.

Having been ranked 130th in the world just 18 months ago, the players will now face top sides such as India and South Africa after winning their qualifying competition in Dubai.

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