View Full Version : The Shahid Afridi from Kansas

September 15, 2017, 06:11 PM


There might be a bomb on the field. No one knows. There is no real grass, and most wouldn't call it a field. Just stones, dirt and agricultural troughs, with a concrete strip for playing on and a bunch of young men who want to play some cricket. One of them walks around the ground looking for potential IEDs. He isn't wearing ballistic protection, he's not behind a mine-resistant armoured vehicle, and he's not controlling a bomb-defusing robot from a safe distance.

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