Hindu – The BCCI is likely to choose Bengaluru as the venue for the one-off Test against Afghanistan in June when the weather is expected to be good in Karnataka’s capital.

Summary

  • The BCCI is likely to choose Bengaluru as the venue for the one-off Test against Afghanistan in June when the weather is expected to be good in Karnataka’s capital.
  • The game will precede India’s short tour of Ireland.
  • Afghanistan and Ireland were accorded full-membership status at the ICC AGM in London last June.
  • Afghanistan expressed a wish to play its first Test against India and the BCCI readily accepted the proposal.
  • Sources said the two governments also were keen to see Afghanistan begin its Test journey against India in India.


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