AFGHANISTAN will join the cricket big boys this week when they become the 12th Test-playing nation.
New Delhi: Afghanistan will host Bangladesh for three Twenty20 internationals in India next month, the country’s cricket board chief said.
Amid reports that the key Indian athletes will remain absent during the historic Test match against Afghanistan, the officials have said that the majority of the Indian players may play the match apart from skipper Virat Kohli who will be away for the county matches.
By PTI DHAKA: Bangladesh today recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain in their 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 matches against Afghanistan in India next month.
Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai today said it would be a dream come true to begin their Test journey against India but they would "miss" playing against Virat Kohli.
Rahane to lead India against Afghanistan in Kohli’s absence MUMBAI: Ajinkya Rahane will lead India against Afghanistan, who play their maiden Test in Bangalore in June, in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Tuesday.
Afghanistan is all set to face Bangladesh in the three-match T20I series starting on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Afghanistan lost 20 wickets in a single day as India posted their biggest innings victory.