Yamin Ahmadzai can’t put into words what it means to play Test cricket for Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s first wicket in Test cricket fell to 25-year-old seamer Yamin Ahmadzai who got Shikhar Dhawan to nick off on the drive just after lunch on day one of their inaugural Test against India in Bangalore. Ahmadzai said after an emotional day that playing Test cricket was a dream come true and he couldn’t put…

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Pitch Report: M. Chinnaswamy stadium, India v Afghanistan

Established: 1969 Capacity: 40,000 Floodlights: Yes End names: Pavilion End, BEML End Home team: Karnataka Curator: Narayan Raju Test results: 22 Tests – Home wins 7, Draws 9, Away wins 6 Overview Originally named the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium, the ground was renamed after M Chinnaswamy, who was the president of the Indian board from…

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Afghanistan clinch whitewash with final over thriller

Afghanistan wrapped up a historic 3-0 series win over Bangladesh in the third T20I at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai won the toss and chose to make first use of a somewhat sluggish surface. Mohammad Shahzad (26) and Usman Ghani (19) performed their first task, that of getting…

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