Confirmed: Afghanistan to debut against India
Afghanistan will play the their historic debut Test match against India at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. The match will be played between 14-18 June this year, just before India’s tour of Ireland and England.
Talking about Afghanistan, they have been one of the most successful associate nationsin the past years and dominated in the Associate ODI’s since 2011 and in 2015 they made their debut appearance in the World Cup Cricket. Year 2016 saw the underdog team beating eventual World T-20 Champions in the group stage. They are also the current winners of Intercontinental Cup ( a 4-day first class competition palyed amongst the top associate nations).
After getting full membership last year, the afghan players revealed their desire to play their debut Test against India and they also quoted it as a thanks to BCCI for helping them out during tough times.
Afghanistan’s tour of India:
Lone Test: 14-18 June, 2018
Venue- M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru