Afghanistan set to make their Test debut against India in India

Afghanistan set to make their Test debut against India in India

Afghanisthan were granted Test status earlier this year in June.

If ANI Reports are to be believed then according to BCCI Joint Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary, Afghanistan will play their very first Test match against India in India.

This series will be a huge boost for Afghanistan cricket and will truly help it take a step forward after being granted Test status recently.

The cricketers will look to prove themselves in the longest version of the game. A good performance in Test cricket will definitely help in the development of a wider cricketing infrastructure in the country.

Afghanistan cricket's meteoric rise in world cricket has been heart-warming to witness. The cricketers have shown the will to compete and thrive at the highest level, while managing to bring joy to their war-torn country.

Giant strides like this will only help them rise further and inspire them to become more successful across all formats of international cricket.

ACB should also focus on trying to qualify for more ICC events to keep adding to the team's progress on the international front and help its cricketers scale new heights in the near future.

Afghanistan and Ireland were granted entry into the elite Test club by the International Cricket Council in June.

They became the 11th and 12th nations respectively to gain eligibility to play Test cricket and the first to make the transition in more than a decade.

 


By Anshuman Roy - 11 Dec, 2017

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