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Afghans boosted by Gavaskar, de Silva pep talk

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Minnows Afghanistan go into their World Twenty20 clash against reigning champions England on Friday night with their morale boosted by a pep talk from two former greats of the game. 

Afghanistan cricketer Shapoor Zadran celebrates after he dismissed Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Colombo on on September 19, 2012. Minnows Afghanistan face reigning champions England on Friday night

India's Sunil Gavaskar and Aravinda de Silva of Sri Lanka spoke to the squad on Thursday evening after an invitation from Afghanistan's Pakistani coach Kabir Khan, media reports said.

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