The war wrecked country Afghanistan will play their maiden Test match in coming June against India in Bengaluru. The decision has been confirmed after concerned authorities from both countries met in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chowdhury informed after the meeting that since June is the rainy month, the Indian authority thought it was best to host the Test in Bengaluru.
Afghanistan, along with Ireland earned Test status last year, becoming the 11th and 12th Test playing nations respectively.
Afghanistan considered the gaining of full membership of ICC as one of the greatest achievement in their sporting history. The civil war wretched country has been improving vigorously in cricket since last several years.
Afghan cricketers have also been recognized in world cricket; Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi are the first two cricketers to be bought at the Indian Premier League last year.
In 2018, thirteen Afghan cricketers have registered for the IPL auction.
The country arrived in international cricket in 2009 when finished fifth in the ICC World Cup qualifiers in South Africa winning six matches of the tournament.