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September 18, 2018
The Kabul Times

Afghan cricket fans’ delight to see T20 hero at Hove

Rashid Khan played for Sussex Sharks against Gloucestershire in Hove on Wednesday.
After the game, a group of 80 Afghans were invited onto the field to meet the leg spinner, who posed for a photo.
Rashid has become a world renowned T20 bowler.
Sussex’s Afghan community leader Muala Gul said: “It was really brilliant. Everyone appreciated the opportunity and loved seeing and meeting the legend Rashid Khan. “We would say thank you very much to Sussex County Cricket Club for being so friendly and so welcoming.” Sussex Cricket’s head of community Chris Coleman said: “To be able to invite the local Afghan community down to meet one of their country’s heroes is an amazing opportunity to help inspire a passion for cricket and widen our reach into the community. “Their love and enthusiasm for the game was great to see.” theargus

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