Civil war-ravaged Afghanistan, which makes its Test debut today has a lot to thank India for its graduation to the longest and most prestigious form of cricket overcoming multiple odds along the way.
India’s minister for sports Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (R) and Afganistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah (2nd R) applaud prior to the start of the one-off Test match between India and Afghanistan in Bangalore on June 14, 2018. (AFP)
Indian cricketer Murali Vijay (L) looks on as teammate Shikhar Dhawan (C) celebrates his century (100 runs) during the first day of the one-off cricket Test match between India and Afghanistan in Bangalore on June 14, 2018. (AFP)