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Afghanistan to Play Pakistan on Sunday

06 December, 2013

KABUL: The Afghan National Cricket Team will play Pakistan next Sunday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of a preparation program for the World Cup next year.

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The Afghan National Cricket Team has played against Pakistani twice, earning one win and and one loss.

"The cricket team has started brief exercises in Dubai," Cricket Board media officer Farid Hotak said. "We have resolved our problems and we hope to defeat Pakistan."

Meanwhile, the Afghan Cricket Team will stand against Ireland in the final match of the Intercontinental Competitions. Afghanistan holds the previous championship title for the Intercontinental Cup.

The Afghan Cricket Board has emphasized that, for success at the world cup in 2014, preparations and short exercises outside the country are important.