After the first session, India finished at 158-0, with Dhawan (104 not out) and Murali Vijay (41) batting at the other end.
3 - As many as three players aged under 20 featured in this Test for Afghanistan.
Rashid, who had an terrible start to Test cricket, picked up skipper Rahane's wicket and troubled the batsmen then on.
Cricket - India v Afghanistan - Afghanistan Team's Press Conference - Bengaluru, India - June 13, 2018 - Afghanistan's cricket team captain Asghar Stanikzai (L) and Afghanistan's National Team Manager Shir Agha Hamkar address a news conference.
The list of players to score a century in the first session of the game includes Victor Trumper, Charles Macartney, Don Bradman, Majid Khan and David Warner.
Afghanistan had a tough start on their Test debut as India's opening batsmen struck centuries on the first day of the historic Test with a scoring rate that was at par for a one-dayer.
The left-hander has scored over 100 runs in a session before, though, doing so against Australia on debut in Mohali in 2013, and then against Sri Lanka in Galle previous year.
India's role in Afghan cricket is evident from a tender the External Affairs Ministry recently floated for making a 10-minute movie titled: Afghan Cricketers: The Rising Stars to showcase the rise of Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi on Indian soil.
Enroute to his century, Dhawan also became only the sixth batsman in the history of Test cricket to have reached a ton before lunch on the opening day of a Test match.
After winning the toss, skipper Ajinkya Rahane said that it was a historic moment for Afghanistan and that he was really excited about the match.
Afghanistan, on the other hand, won't find the going too easy against the seasoned Indian campaigners. Moreover, more than 90 percent of Dhawan's run came in boundaries as he hit 19 fours and three sixes on his way to a century. "It's important to start well after coming off the IPL". Stanikzai gratefully acknowledged that India provides a lot of financial assistance to Afghan cricketers in India, besides contributing one million dollars for the timely construction of Kandahar International Stadium.
India playing 11: Murli Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane (capt), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
E3 2018: The Elder Scrolls VI is real and in pre-production
While the announcement was somewhat overshadowed by Fallout 76 and the announcement of Elder Scrolls 6 , it's a nice little bonus. Starfield , a new IP, is releasing sometime within the next two years if we are to assume based on Bethesda's track record.
Awarded full member status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) alongside Ireland past year, Afghanistan became the 12th test-playing nation after first being recognised by the ICC in 2001.
And there's also a tantalizing cliffhanger that will surely make a few people eager to try out the game for themselves. Prominently, we get to see quite a few tutorial prompts that give us a great idea of how the game plays like.
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Cecchinato had never won a Grand Slam match before this year's Roland Garros but made the semis with a string of stunning wins. The Austrian reached the semifinal stage at this competition a year ago but is confident of going one better this time .
The Blues' defence of the Premier League title kicks off with one of the toughest of tests - a trip to Arsenal. Wenger chose to step down at the end of last season after nearly 22 years in charge of the north London club.
Kim Jong-un has arrived in Singapore on Sunday ahead of his historic summit with President Donald Trump. Then-South Korean President Syngman Rhee wanted to continue fighting and refused to sign the treaty.
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Square Enix and Capcom, meanwhile, will have a Final Fantasy XIV - Monster Hunter World crossover event slated for Summer 2018. But the livestream did include a reveal for a brand new PlatinumGames title called Babylon's Fall .
At his post-summit news conference Trump told reporters that the people in Kim's prison camps were the "great winners" today. The loot? An interview with President Donald Trump following his recent history talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
The footage shows Cheeks open the cage for one of the children, seen wearing turquoise leggings and a blue T-shirt. Neighbors tells us Cheeks just bought two puppies, which is why the kennels are in the back of her truck.
Tiger Woods struggles at U.S. Open
He rebounded in the middle of his round, but back-to-back double bogeys on the back nine sent him near the back of the pack. His worst start to a major, his highest score at a US Open: the stats lined up like a charge-sheet.
Trump administration: Heart of health law unconstitutional
United States has its roots in another legal travesty that these people also celebrated - the 2012 Supreme Court ruling in NFIB v. Such provisions include protecting people with pre-existing medical conditions from being charged more or being denied coverage.
‘Halo Infinite’ Revealed In Trailer at E3 With Master Chief
We all know that free Android games aren't always free these days, but many of them are very close if you have a little patience. If you're a gamer, there are a lot of reasons to get excited about E3 as some big titles were announced in recent hours.
Meghan and Harry to visit Australia this year
Meghan's premiere week continues on Jun. 14, when she and the Queen will travel to Cheshire for a series of royal events. The two young Royals grinned in excitement as they watched a series of fighter jets and planes fly overhead.
Bethesda Officially Announces The Elder Scrolls VI
The publisher is also having mobile-only giveaways from June 11-13 to celebrate the game's third anniversary. Bethesda also showed off another trailer for Fallout 76 on Sunday as well during Microsoft's session.