Cricket365 – Afghanistan’s first wicket in Test cricket fell to 25-year-old seamer Yamin Ahmadzai who got Shikhar Dhawan to nick off on the drive just after lunch on day one of their inaugural Test against India in Bangalore.

Summary

  • Afghanistan’s first wicket in Test cricket fell to 25-year-old seamer Yamin Ahmadzai who got Shikhar Dhawan to nick off on the drive just after lunch on day one of their inaugural Test against India in Bangalore.
  • Ahmadzai said after an emotional day that playing Test cricket was a dream come true and he couldn’t put in to words what the experience means to him.
  • Ahmadzai said that Afghanistan were guilty of trying to be too attacking early on when Shikhar Dhawan pounced on some loose bowling, smashing a century before lunch.
  • Ahmadzai would end day one the pick of Afghanistan’s bowlers after a tough day for whiteball superstar Rashid Khan who got a pasting from Dhawan but would come back to claim the wicket of India stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane.
  • India would end a rain interrupted day on 347/6 from 78 overs still on top but Afghanistan will feel if they can keep India from going past 400 they will retain a shot at getting something out of the contest.


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