Silver medalist cricket team of Afghanistan attend the medal ceremony of the cricket finals at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou on November 26, 2010. Bangladesh won the gold medal, Afghanistan got the silver and Pakistan settled for the bronze. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/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.