Play cricket, Afghanistan

As pain and tribulation set in at the cross roads of Central and South Asia, as thirty million people struggle to mend the past and let the future in, as the West leave, the East hesitate and the rest roil in apathy, as tears roll down the cheeks of children and women, play cricket, Afghanistan.

It is Rashid Khan, Right Arm Over the Wicket. That spun like never before. Winning against Ireland and Bangladesh is not…