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Few would associate Sierra Leone with cricket. Monica Mark, from the Guardian, speaks to an official from the Sierra Leone Cricket Association, who says the game's popularity has surged since the decade-long civil war ended in 2002.
"We have another small problem with the pitch - the police use the grounds for football, too," admitted Salia Kamson Kamara, a development officer with the Sierra Leone Cricket Association, as he surveyed police trainees running across the pitch and raising clouds of red dust. ""The amazing thing is that even with all this, cricket has brought us laurels," Kamara said.
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