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India vs Afghanistan 2018 Test: Live updates and analysis from Chinnaswamy

A warm welcome to Sportskeeda's on-ground live analysis of the Test between India and Afghanistan.
Updated: 14 June 2018 17:37 IST - Published: 13 June 2018 19:56 IST
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 Bagawati - Suddenly Afghanistan look charged up. There are a few close calls, Rashid was got into his groove and is making the right noises. It's getting dark but still play goes on under the lights. DK and Hardik Pandya trying to defend their way to stumps and are looking vulnerable to the spinners
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Bagawati - Spinners strike late in the day. Mujeeb strikes. Pujara gone. Pandya in
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Bagawati - Rashid khan is finally in the Rashid Khan zone. He has found the edge in a few times,  induced errors from batsmen,  trapped Rahane, looks in the groove.
DK is back in the meanwhile
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Bagawati: Drop catch, Rashid finds the edge of Pujara and Nabi puts it down. Pujara hangs on. Rashid Khan is finally in the Rashid Khan zone. He has found the edge in a few times, induced errors from batsmen,  trapped Rahane, looks in the groove.
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Bagawati - Rahane, finally,  breaks the dull phase of play with a crisp cut shot off Mujeeb. Moves back and finds the gap on the offside.
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Bagawati - Rashid Khan bowls his first maiden in Test cricket. It has taken him 18 overs. Finally,  an Indian batsman - Rahane - plays six dot balls in a row off Rashid.
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Bagawati: Rahane drills one through the covers with great authority. India need to keep the momentum going. The Afghan pace duo of Ahmadzai and wafadar have been on the dot post tea. They have looked threatening.
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Vignesh: India lose two wickets in two overs after the rain break. With two batsmen in, Afghan might bring in Rashid Khan, especially against Ajinkya Rahane.
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Latest from Chinnaswamy Stadium:

- Play to resume at 3:50 PM IST, five minutes from now
- Play can be extended till 6 PM IST
- 31.2 overs left in the day
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Srihari: The covers and soppers are off. The groundsmen are redoing the crease lines and putting back the stumps.
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Conditions are getting better
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The rain has stopped
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Srihari: The dark clouds have wandered away and the skies have cleared up. The rain has also stopped completely.
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The floodlights are slowly coming on
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The wicket is covered
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The players are going off and the covers are coming on
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Srihari: The extended break doesn't seem to have affected the two batsmen as they continue to score at will. But the dark clouds overhead seem to suggest that we might have another break in the not too distant future.
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Not a good sight at all
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Srihari: In not so great news for cricket fans, the clouds are back and they look like they are here to stay. Suddenly it has gotten very dark at the chinnaswamy stadium.
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Srihari: The Afghan players are in a huddle as Vijay and Rahul walk out. Wafadar will start off. Vijay to face.
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Bagawati: Umpires are out in the middle. 
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Bagawati: The Afghan players are warming up at the moment. 
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Vignesh: The stumps are being erected and the play will get underway at 2:50 PM IST, which is just 11 minutes from now. 
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The main cover is being taken off the wicket.
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Aadya: The main covers are coming off. 
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