EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ryan Burl reveals why he stayed in Afghanistan after a suicide bombing

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Ryan Burl put cricket and the country of Afghanistan first, even after a suicide bombing occurred near the stadium he was playing at

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On September 13, a suicide bomb went off at a checkpoint near the Alokozay Kabul International Cricket Ground in the capital of Afghanistan. During that time, Zimbabwe cricketer Ryan Burl was not only at the stadium, but batting during a Shpageeza Cricket League match.

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Peter Moor: The lack of Test cricket and touring nations is killing Zimbabwe cricket

"No doubt that the lack of Test cricket is a serious issue we must address"

“No doubt that the lack of Test cricket is a serious issue we must address”

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Zimbabwe is currently at a crossroads in international cricket, whereby our Test exposure is dwindling and the number of teams touring the country is on the decline. Something must be done about the situation we are currently facing as it is important for us to still be involved in the longest format of the game rather than be shunned and only included in limited overs games.

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