India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match: Where to Watch Online & on TV
Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane and Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai during day one of the Test match between India and Afghanistan held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday,  14 June.
Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane and Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai during day one of the Test match between India and Afghanistan held at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday, 14 June.(Photo Courtesy: BCCI)

India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match: Where to Watch Online & on TV

India host Afghanistan in their maiden international Test match at Bengaluru’s Chinnaswami Stadium on Thursday, 14 June. Stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane will lead the Indian side as Virat Kohli stepped aside due to an injury.

Apart from some new faces to the Test squad, it would be exciting to see Dinesh Karthik return to Test cricket after a gap of eight years. Karthik last played for India’s Test squad in 2010. With players such as Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mohammed Nabi in the line-up, the Indian batsman would have to be on their toes to counter the spin.

Here’s all you need to know about the India vs Afghanistan Test match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match LIVE Score Updates:

IND vs AFG, Test Match Highlights:

Day 2: India vs Afghanistan match updates:
India: 400/7 (94.1 overs)
Hardik Pandya 45 (76)
Ravindra Jadeja 7 (21)

Follow the live updates of the India vs Afghanistan first test match.

India -1st Innings,
Stumps Day 1 | India: 347/6

  • Wicket | IND vs AFG, India - 280/2. Murali Vijay dismissed for 105 runs
  • Fifty for Rahul! KL Rahul scores his first half century. India 276/1
  • Hundred for Vijay! Murali Vijay scores his 12th test hundred. IND vs AFG | India - 268/1.
  • Play resumes. Murali Vijay 1 run short of his hundred.
  • Rain stops play again. Ind vs AFG, 1st Match | India: 263/1, Vijay at 99 runs
  • India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match | India: 259/1 (47 Overs)
  • Tea taken, play resumes. Murali Vijay 6 runs short of his hundred.
  • India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match | India: 248/1 (45.1 Overs): Rain interrupts play. Murali Vijay 94 (128), Lokesh Rahul 33 (48)
  • India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match | India: 174/1 (30 Overs): Murali Vijay scores 50.
  • Wicket | India 168/1 (28.4 Overs): Shikhar Dhawan out for 107 runs. India
  • India vs Afghanistan Test Match | Lunch Day 1: Shikhar Dhawan (104 off 91 balls), Murli Vijay (41 off 72 balls)
  • Shikhar Dhawan scores 7th test match hundred off just 87 balls.
  • Shikhar Dhawan scores 6th Test Match 50.

Toss: India Won the toss and decided to bat first.

Where Will the India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match Be Played?

The India vs Afghanistan 1st Test match will be played at Chinnaswami Stadium, Bengaluru.

When Will the India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match Be Played?

The India vs Afghanistan 1st Test will be played from 14 June to 18 June.

Where Do I Watch the India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match?

The India vs Afghanistan 1st Test will be will be broadcasted live on the Star Sports Network. The TV channels that will show the match live on Star Sports 1 (with English commentary), Star Sports 1 in Hindi, and on HD versions of these channels.

Where Can I Follow Live Scores of India vs Afghanistan 1st Test Match Online?

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Also Read: India vs Afghanistan Live: Dhawan Scores Half-Century, India 75/0

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