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International cricketers should support Afghanistan’s men’s team, not punish them by boycotting matches if the Taliban bars women from playing, the former director of the women’s side said.

Tuba Sangar, who fled the country for Canada shortly after the fall of the country to the hard-line Islamist group, warned that sports sanctions would damage the game at the grassroots — including for women and girls.

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