Some cricket matches are bound to go down in history. But, in Tests, such matches take an even more interesting twist. One such Test match was took place between India and Afghanistan. Frankly, who would have guessed that Afghanistan would lose the match so badly? The match went down in history with 24 wickets falling in just one day. The five-day Test match was completed in merely two days. Team India breaks 119-year-old record. This stunning match took place on the same day three years ago - 15 June 2018.
Ajinkya Rahane captained India to a super victory. Batting first, India scored 474 in the first innings. Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan both scored centuries. Afghanistan were all out for 109 in 27.5 overs in the first innings. Mohammad Nabi top-scored with 24 runs.
In Indian bowling, Ravichandran Ashwin took four wickets while Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets each. Afghanistan, who played a follow-on, were out again in the same manner. Afghanistan team reached the pavilion for just 103 runs in 38.4 overs in the second innings. Jadeja took 4 wickets and Umesh Yadav took 3 wickets. Team India won by an innings and 262 runs. Afghanistan and India combined for 24 wickets in a single day.