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While most of Afghanistan's current first team learned their cricket in Pakistani refugee camps, MCC is helping introduce the game to a new generation inside the country.
The emergence of Afghanistan as one of the strongest Associate Member sides in the game has been the sports most life affirming fairytale in recent years - so much so that the presence of the team built by refugees from the camps of Pakistan at this year's ICC World Twenty20 seems almost routine.
From the moment Hamid Hassan dismissed Mike Gatting for a duck in MCC's fixture against an Afghan team touring India back in 2006, the Club has been tied to the country.
Five years later, as England prepare to stave off one of the great upsets and send the young upstarts packing early for a second successive tournament, MCC is still playing a major role in Afghanistan.
Together with charity Afghan Connection - run by the inspirational Dr Sarah Fane -, and with funding from the MCC Foundation the Club organises Spirit of Cricket coaching camps throughout the country, for both girls and boys.
While the current generation of the Afghanistan side learned their cricket in the refugee camps across the border, MCC is hopeful that future teams will have had their introduction to the game within the country, as 80,000 youngsters already have.
Nawroz Mangal, the current captain of the national team, believes that, with continued success at the highest level, 30-40% of the country's 30million inhabitants will start playing cricket.
While there is a long, long way to go, MCC is determined to play its small part in continuing to allow the sport to blossom.
Timeline: MCC in Afghanistan