Team India will be squaring of with Afghanistan in an upcoming test series which is scheduled to begin in Bangalore from 14th to 18th June 2018.
Ajinkya Rahane will be leading the test squad in the absence of the regular skipper Virat Kohli.
Afghanistan were given the test status by the International Cricket Council in June 2017.
It is being termed a historic match which will be hosted in Bengaluru.
Team India will be seeing this series as preparation for upcoming England tour.
India will be wary of 19 year old spinner Rashid Khan who has been in an sensational form in the recently concluded IPL 2018.
The ace spinner bagged 12 wickets in the T-20 series against Bangladesh.
Pace Bowler Dawlat Zadran will be missing due to injury, and his place will be taken by Wafadar Momand.