Club Cricket Conference

Wednesday, 8th April 2020

Afghanistani Cricket in Calais 2015

The British entering Afghan territory has drawn divided opinion in recent years but the latest expedition had a far gentler remit as five players from The Weekenders CC crossed the channel to play in the migrant camp at Calais known as the "The Afghan Jungle".

Starved of cricket by their neighbours' penchant for dominoes, the Afghans finally got their fix on March 28 at The Tioxide Chemical Factory Football Ground, Rue des Garennes - entry via a hole in the wire fence.

The full article can be read here