BBC.com – Test debutants Afghanistan took five wickets in the final session after India dominated much of the opening day of their match in Bangalore.

Summary

  • Test debutants Afghanistan took five wickets in the final session after India dominated much of the opening day of their match in Bangalore.
  • After India won the toss and elected to bat, Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan put on 168 runs for the first wicket.
  • Yamin Ahmadzai took Afghanistan’s first Test wicket by dismissing Dhawan for 107, with Vijay (105) second to fall.
  • Afghanistan – who were awarded Test status in June 2017 – rallied late on, taking three wickets for 16 runs.
  • The smiles were soon wiped off their faces, though, as India opener Shikhar Dhawan took advantage of some palpable nerves from the Afghan bowlers to blast a stunning hundred before lunch.


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