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ICC meet: Afghanistan to play England, Australia in Tests, no India in next FTP

By Surendra Kumar September 06, 2018 • 15:20 PM View: 1249

Kolkata, April 25 (CRICKETNMORE) - The Afghanistan cricket team will not engage in Test matches against India in the new Future Tours Programme (FTP) for 2019-2023 but will take on top teams like England and Australia in the next four years, its Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai said.

Afghanistan and Ireland were approved as Full Members by the International Cricket Council (ICC) last year. Afghanistan will play their inaugural Test match in June against neighbours India in Bengaluru on June 14.

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