Afghanistan cricketers celebrate Eid before Day 2 of maiden Test vs India

Bengaluru: Ahead of the second day’s play in the one-off Test against India in Bengaluru, players from the Afghanistan side on Friday celebrated Eid ul-Fitr on the Chinnaswamy field.

The Afgan team members including the likes of Rashid Khan and Asghar Stanikzai were seen getting off the team bus wearing the traditional festive attire.

They spent some time on the field, celebrating the festival before they changed into their whites and got underway with the day’s proceedings.

At lunch on Day 2, Indian bowlers had restricted Afghanistan to a score 109, during their chase to mammoth total of 474 set by the number one Test side.