Afghanistan to play maiden Test against India at Bengaluru in June 2018

Afghanistan will play test match against India in June 14
Afghanistan to make Test debut in June
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17 January, 2018

While Afghanistan's match against India will take place from June 14 to 18, Ireland are set to play their first Test against Pakistan at Malahide from May 11 to 15, 2018. "All thet factored in, Bengalury emerged as the finest choice for us".

"It will be a historic day for Afghanistan and everybody is waiting for it", Afghanistan cricket board chairman Atif Mashal said in New Delhi.

Phil Simmons, who was appointed Afghanistan's coach late previous year, could hardly have wished for a more fitting opening fixture in the longest form of the game. There is an wonderful cricket following in the city and it is expected that a lot of Afghanistan supporters will also travel to India in order to support their heroes.

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"This question has been popping up every now and then (about playing and hosting day-night Test) and rightly so".

"It will be a challenge (to play India) but a pleasant one".

The war-torn nation s team has played the majority of its home games in India, which supported its quest for Test status. The match will mark the debut of Afghanistan in Test cricket. From being just an associate nation for quiet some time, they impressed one and all with their heartening performance in the 2015 50-over World Cup in New Zealand and Australia - their maiden entry into the quadrennial event.


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