Afghanistan vs India test match playing11 team 2018 squad India will host Afghanistan’s maiden Test match in June.
Afghanistan earned their Test status alongside Ireland in June last year. Their respective boards were made full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June, becoming the sport’s 11th and 12h Test-playing nations.
Afghanistan vs India test match playing11 team 2018 squad ,Rahane will take charge of India in the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli. Rashid Khan will headline a four-pronged spin attack in the 15-strong Afghanistan squad. Apart from IPL sensations Rashid and Mujeeb ur Rahman, the other two spinners are chinaman Zahir Khan and left-arm orthodox Amir Hamza Hotak in the Ashgar Stanikzai-led squad.
Afghanistan vs India test match playing11 team 2018 squad: All you need to know
When will the India v/s Afghanistan test match be played?
The India v/s Afghanistan test match will be played from 14 June to 18 June.
Where will the India v/s Afghanistan test match be played?
The India v/s Afghanistan test match will be played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
What time will the India v/s Afghanistan test match start?
The India v/s Afghanistan test match is scheduled to start at 9.30 AM IST every day.
India v/s Afghanistan test match squads
India Test squad: Ajinkya Rahane (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha* (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma, Shardul Thakur.
Afghanistan Test squad: Asghar Stanikzai (c), Mohammad Shahzad, Javed Ahmadi, Ihsanullah Jannat, Rahmat Shah, Nasir Jamal, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Afsar Zazai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Zahir Khan, Hamza Hotak, Syed Ahmad Sherzad, Yamin Ahmadzai, Wafadar Momand, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
*Wriddhiman Saha is likely to miss the match after getting injured during a Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) match.
Afghanistan vs India test match playing11 team 2018 squad