Amid the continuing developments in Afghanistan, the Pashtun nation can also be celebrating its Independence Day on 19 August. Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s T20I captain has wished his fellow countrymen. Because the nation is witnessing a regime change, the leg-break bowler wished for a “peaceful” Afghanistan.
On Afghanistan’s Independence Day, Rashid on his Twitter deal with wrote: “Today let us take some time to value our nation and never forget the sacrifices. We hope and pray for the peaceful, developed, and united nation.“
At this time allow us to take a while to worth our nation and always remember the sacrifices. We hope and pray for the peaceable , developed and United nation INSHALLAH #happyindependenceday 🇦🇫🇦🇫 pic.twitter.com/ZbDpFS4e20
— Rashid Khan (@rashidkhan_19) August 19, 2021
Afghanistan celebrates its Independence Day on 19 August. They gained independence from British management on August 19 in 1919 following the signing of the Anglo-Afghan treaty.
Rashid Khan is at the moment in England taking part in The Hundred whereas his household continues to be in Afghanistan because the Taliban took over. He opened up about his worries to England’s former cricketer Kevin Pietersen.
“We had a long chat here on the boundary talking about it and he (Rashid Khan) is worried: he can’t get his family out of Afghanistan and there’s a lot of things happening for him,” Kevin Pietersen instructed Sky Sports activities.
Alternatively, Afghanistan Cricket Board’s CEO Hamid Shinwari instructed news company PTI, “Taliban loves cricket. They’ve supported us because the starting. They didn’t intrude in our actions.”