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The News Minute | February 28, 2015 | 01.20 pm IST Different countries celebrate occasions differently. For Afghanistan, celebration was justified - it was their national team’s first win in the maiden world Cup. While the cricketers themselves were jubilant on the field after their victory, back home in the country, ecstatic Afghans celebrated with gunfire, reported BBC. As fans raced around Kabul waving Afghan flags from car windows, and honking their horns, celebratory gunfire too followed in which six people were wounded. Scenes of great joy across Afghanistan today who claimed an historic first ever World Cup victory by 1 wicket #cwc15 pic.twitter.com/YLuxw71Ob0 — ICC (@ICC) February 26, 2015 Spirited performance by the team.Historic win for us. Nation will be very excited back home. Congrats Everyone ! pic.twitter.com/A3oXDXK59j — Hamid Hassan (@hamidhassanHH) February 26, 2015 This was a picture posted by the Afghan Cricket Board themselves, showing how important this win was to the team.  Afghanistan's cricket team in 2006 with less facilities & no grounds from div 5 2008 upto worldcup 2015 #BlueTigers : pic.twitter.com/1ATHfzGdic — Afghan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) February 26, 2015 WATCH! Shapoor Zadran hit the winning runs in Afghanistan's 1st ever World Cup win! http://t.co/NhpclIL4zh #AFGvSCO pic.twitter.com/lPRqDndgfj — ICC (@ICC) February 26, 2015 Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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