Tim Wigmore

Tim Wigmore is a freelance political journalist and blogs for The Spectator. He also writes regularly on cricket for ESPNcricinfo, and Ghana for the Economist Intelligent Unit.

Afghan women look to emulate meteoric rise of the men's team

Being a woman in Afghanistan is not easy, being a woman in Afghanistan who wants to play cricket only ups the difficulty level. “Women,” says Diana Barakzai, “are victims of unacceptable rules that prevented them leaving the house.”