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PublishDate: Monday, July 2, 2012 13:06

Afghanistan Cricket Team

Australia will play Afghanistan for the first time next month, as a warm-up for the series against Pakistan in the UAE.

Australia will play Afghanistan for the first time next month, as a warm-up for the series against Pakistan in the UAE. Although the details of the Pakistan series are still being finalised, Cricket Australia has confirmed that a one-off match with Afghanistan, most likely a one-day international, will be held ahead of the Pakistan series in an effort to assist with Afghanistan’s cricketing development.

Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday said full details of the match, including the format, have yet to be finalised, but the Australians view the fixture as recognition of Afghanistan’s “increasing importance in world cricket”.

Everyone in world cricket have been really impressed with how cricket has flourished in Afghanistan, despite its pressing national problems,” said Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland in a statement.

“As an ICC member, CA strongly supports world c

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