Peaceful Afghan village in northern Afghanistan - Hamilton Wende

Memories of cricket and war in Afghanistan

I’m no supporter of the Taliban regime at all, but the news that South Africa will play Afghanistan in the World Cup caught my attention. It reminded me of my Afghan translator and fixer in the village of Khuja Bahauddin in northern Afghanistan only weeks after 9/11. I’ve never forgotten him and his love of cricket.

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