[caption id="attachment_710628" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/nabi-rahim.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-710628" alt="Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh, cricket" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/nabi-rahim.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Afghanistan is set to play 3 T20Is against Bangladesh at Dehradun prior to their Test debut Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/afghanistan" target="_blank">Afghanistan</a> will host <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/bangladesh" target="_blank">Bangladesh</a> for three T20 Internationals in Dehradun prior to the strife-torn nation's historic one-off Test against India. <p></p> <p></p>The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in hill town will host the three day-night fixtures, scheduled for June 3, 5 and 7, before Afghanistan take on India in their inaugural Test match, starting in Bengaluru on June 14. <p></p> <p></p>Afghanistan Cricket Board chairman Atif Mashal said: "ACB is delighted to host Bangladesh for the T20I series in Dehradun in early June which will be a good opportunity for both sides to play competitive cricket. <p></p> <p></p>[link-to-post url="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/australia-cancel-bangladeshs-tour-say-not-commercially-viable-710492"][/link-to-post] <p></p> <p></p>"Similarly, cricket fans have also previously enjoyed games between the two sides and this will be yet another opportunity for them to witness their sides play against each other." <p></p> <p></p>Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury added, "Afghanistan have some fine players for this format and they will have the advantage of familiarity with the conditions in Dehradun. <p></p> <p></p>"However, the Bangladesh team is a confident and experienced unit and we are really looking forward to the matches." <p></p> <p></p>Afghanistan and Bangladesh have only met once previously in the shortest format, with the latter winning by nine wickets at the 2014 ICC World Twenty20.