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.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in hill town will host the three day-night fixtures, scheduled for June 3, 5 and 7, before Afghanistan take on India in their inaugural Test match, starting in Bengaluru on June 14 Representational picture Afghanistan will host Bangladesh for three T20 Internationals in Dehradun prior to the strife-torn nation's historic one-off Test against India.
A foot injury sustained during the IPL prompts Mustafizur Rahman to miss T20I series against Afghanistan Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahma ©Action Images via Reuters / Peter Cziborra Livepic.
BENGALURU, June 13 (Reuters) - Afghanistan will realise a long-cherished dream when they debut as a test nation on Thursday but captain Asghar Stanikzai ruled out being nervous ahead of the match against their top-ranked hosts India.
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.
Shikhar Dhawan gave Afghanistan a taste of the Test match cricket with a dominating century, hammering the spinners with a great array of shots to all parts of the ground.
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: Sports Desk | Updated: June 11, 2018 9:01:39 Ajinkya Rahane will lead India against Afghanistan.
At least eight people were killed and 45 were injured after several explosions in the stadium of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, RBC news agency of Russia reported citing Attahullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province.