NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday he hoped a historic cricket match between India and Afghanistan would strengthen ties between the South Asian neighbours and allies in the fight against militancy in the region.
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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 collapsed to defeat against India inside two days Friday in their debut as a cricket Test nation.
The first Test between India vs Afghanistan is being played at the M.
By: Reuters | Bengaluru | Published: June 16, 2018 1:40:53 Afganisthan cricket team captain Asghar Stanikzai (R) and Coach Phil Simmons during a press conference.
In what will mark a historic moment, even beyond the world of cricket, for the war-torn nation of Afghanistan, the country will become only the 12th ever inaugurated into the exclusive club of Test cricket playing nations when they take on world powerhouse India — the world’s top-ranked test side, on the ICC points table — in a five-day match the will live stream from Bangalore, India, starting on Thursday.
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.