Deccan Chronicle – New Delhi: It was only 14 years ago that Afghanistan got affiliation from the International Cricket Council, and come June 2018, they will turn a new page in their cricketing history when they visit India for their first Test ever.

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  • New Delhi: It was only 14 years ago that Afghanistan got affiliation from the International Cricket Council, and come June 2018, they will turn a new page in their cricketing history when they visit India for their first Test ever.
  • In a joint press conference held here on Tuesday evening, the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Afghanistan Cricket Board announced Bengaluru as the venue for the historic India-Afghanistan Test that will be held from June 14 to 18, 2018.
  • The one-off Test will be known as the India-Afghanistan Friendship series, with this being the first occasion when a Test will be held in India in the month of June.
  • “India and Afghanistan’s relationship goes back to centuries, and cricket has only added to it.
  • People in Afghanistan have been waiting to see the team play a Test and the fact that it will happen against India in India, is a dream situation.”


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