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Afghanistan savour the moment

DNMUM416071 | 6/13/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :304



Bengaluru: “We are a good side, not a side just to compete. We are now looking to beat the full members.”
This confident statement from the Afghanistan team manager Shir Agha Hamkar in a chat with DNA on Tuesday, two days ahead of their inaugural Test, reflected the mood of the team that will become the 12th Test-playing nation come Thursday.
The happy atmosphere that was seen during their first ever official team photo session in their crisp whites after their three-hour long training session at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here indicated that they were not afraid of the current No. 1 Test team in the world, India.
The players from the nation that is frequently hit by violence want to bring smiles on the faces of their countrymen
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