Ireland v Afghanistan: Warm Up Match - ICC T20 World Cup
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA - APRIL 28: Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan in action during The ICC T20 World Cup warm up match between Ireland and Afghanistan at the Guyana National Stadium Cricket Ground on April 28, 2010 in Providence, Guyana. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Cricket in Afghanistan
The war-torn country has made rapid strides in international cricket. In 2012, they played their first ODI against a major team, Pakistan. In November 2013, they qualified for the World Twenty20 2014.