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Shikhar Dhawan’s knock of 107 in the historic Test against Afghanistan saw him become the first Indian to complete a century before lunch on the opening day of a Test match.
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 04:41 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Dubai |Press Trust of India
India managed to bundle out Afghanistan twice in two sessions; for 109 in 27.5 overs between lunch and tea and for 103 in 38.4 overs in the last session to complete a facile win.
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 02:52 AM IST
Although Afghanistan struggled massively in the first two sessions leaking runs and looking a bit lost in the middle, the team did manage to pull things back in the last session by taking five wickets.
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 08:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bangalore | HT Correspondent
Shikhar Dhawan scored a magnificent century while Murali Vijay neared a century as India reached a wonderful position against Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Afghanistan.
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 02:29 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay blasted centuries but Afghanistan fought back as India ended day 1 on 347/6. Get highlights of India vs Afghanistan, one-off Test, Day 1, Bangalore, here.
Updated on Jun 14, 2018 06:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Siddharth Vishwanathan
Afghanistan, rapidly going up the cricketing ladder, are set to play their landmark first cricket Test against India. They will become the 12th team (not including ICC selection) to play Tests
Published on Jun 13, 2018 08:12 PM IST
While there’s no doubt Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi have been excellent in the shortest format, their effectiveness with the red ball over five days is still to be tested.
Updated on Jun 13, 2018 10:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Aakash Chopra
Afghanistan are banking on Rashid Khan and Mujeeb ur Rahman to compete against India with both spinners in prime form in the recent T20 series sweep over Bangladesh. Indian cricket team player
Published on Jun 12, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Afghanistan might have swept Bangladesh 3-0 in the T20 series but they know the job will be well done only if they compete well against India in their first-ever Test in Bangalore next week.
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Rashid Khan defended eight runs in the final over as Afghanistan registered a thrilling one-run win over Bangladesh to achieve a 3-0 whitewash in the series.
Updated on Jun 08, 2018 09:45 AM IST
Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai believes the three match T20 series against Bangladesh will help the team’s preparations for their first ever Test match against India later this June.
Published on Jun 02, 2018 09:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | HT Correspondent
As Islamist attacks regularly shake their homeland, Afghanistan cricket team captain Asghar Stanikzai said his team are suffering too -- but are also motivated to give the country something to cheer in their first-ever Test match vs the Indian cricket team.
Published on May 16, 2018 11:53 AM IST
Agence France-Presse, Greater Noida (India) |Agence France-Presse
Afghanistan will make their much awaited Test debut at the Chinnaswamy Stadium and Asghar Stankizai said the aim is to give a good fight to India
Updated on May 15, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Press Trust of India, New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Afghanistan cricket team received a hero’s welcome when they returned to Kabul on Tuesday after qualifying for the 2019 ICC World Cup.
Published on Mar 28, 2018 12:17 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, Kabul |Agence France-Presse