Omar Zakhilwal

  • Cricket can stabilise Afghanistan: Zakhilwal August 26, 2012

    Sharjah: Cricket is bringing peace to war-ravaged Afghanistan and can further stabilise the country if foreign teams tour, an official said Sunday. Afghanistan took a big step at international level by playing former world champions Australia on Saturday, their second limited overs match following their first against Pakistan six months earlier. Despite...
  • Afghanistan cricket gets support from Taliban February 11, 2012

    Sharjah: Afghanistan's first-ever one-day international against Pakistan achieved what no other sport had managed - support from the once cricket-hating Taliban, an official said on Saturday. "Friday's match was a big milestone for Afghanistan, so much so that the Taliban sent a message of support, saying they are praying for...