Afghanistan made their Test debut less than 12 months after being granted Full Member status by the ICC. This historic Test match hosted by India was played at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from June 14 to 15, 2018. Afghanistan became the 12th country to play Test cricket after Ireland, who gained Test status along with them, played their inaugural Test against Pakistan in May 2018.

When: June 14 to 18, 2018; 09:30 IST

Where: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Squads

India: Ajinkya Rahane (C), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Karun Nair, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravichandran AshwinRavindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav

Afghanistan: Asghar Stanikzai (C), Ihsanullah, Mohammad Nabi, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Zahir Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Afsar Zazai (wk), Nasir Jamal, Amir Hamza, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Javed Ahmadi, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Sayed Shirzad, Wafadar, Yamin Ahmadzai