Afghanistan erupts in joy

KABUL: Afghanistan erupts in joy as skipper Rashid Khan’s cricket team enters first ever T20 World Cup semifinal.

The strife-torn nation celebrates as its cricket team defeats Bangladesh to dash Australia’s hopes.

Sunday marked a red-letter day in cricket history as Afghanistan pulled off a historic 21-run victory over Bangladesh in the ongoing T20 World Cup, edging out Australia and qualifying for their first ever T20 Semifinals. The Afghans will now face South Africa in the last-four stage on June 27.

“It’s unbelievable, I don’t have any words to describe my feelings. Back home, everyone is so happy for this big achievement,” Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan said in the post-match presentation.


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