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Afghanistan Cricket Team Big Lost In Debut Test Match Against India In Bengaluru

Afghanistan Cricket Team Big Lost In Their Debut Test Match Against India In Bengaluru

Afghanistan lost 20 wickets in a day as their Test debut ended in a two-day defeat by India on 15th June 2018 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore.

Responding to India's total of 474, Afghanistan were dismissed for 109 and 103 to lose by an innings and 262 runs.

Hashmatullah Shahidi (36) was the top scorer for Afghanistan in either innings as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja finished with match figures of 6-35.

It is only the fourth time in Test history that a team has been bowled out twice in a day.

It is also the 21st time a Test has ended inside two days and the first time in India.

There were some positives for debutants Afghanistan - who were awarded Test status in June 2017 - notably the bowling of Yamin Ahmadzai, who took 3-51 in India's sole innings.

Indian team pushed on from an overnight score of 347-6 to reach 474, a total Afghanistan never looked like threatening.

Afghanistan team batted for a combined total of 66.3 overs, with only four batsmen reaching double figures in the second innings.

Quick Summary

Man of the Match: Shikhar Dhawan (He also became the first Indian to hit a Test century before lunch with his 87-ball knock)

India 474- S Dhawan 107, Vijay 105; Ahmadzai 2-32

Afghanistan 109 & 103: Shahidi 36, Jadeja 4-17

Result: India win by an innings and 262 runs

 

 


 

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