Bangladesh could manage only 150 runs in the first innings in response to India’s 404 runs. For India, Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets while Mohammad Siraj got three and Akshar Patel and Umesh Yadav got one success each.
The first Test match between India and Bangladesh is being played in Chittagong. Today the third day’s play has come to an end. By the end of the third day’s play, India has strengthened its grip in this match. At the end of the day’s play, Bangladesh were 42 for no wicket. Bangladesh have to score 513 runs to win this match. At present, Bangladesh is 471 runs away from its target. With the start of the third day’s play, Bangladesh’s two wickets fell in quick succession. Bangladesh could manage only 150 runs in the first innings in response to India’s 404 runs. For India, Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets while Mohammad Siraj got three and Akshar Patel and Umesh Yadav got one success each.
After this India played its second innings. India scored 258 against Bangladesh for the loss of just 2 wickets. India got a huge lead in the first innings as well. Captain KL Rahul got out after scoring 23 runs. Shubman Gill, who came to open with him, played an innings of 110 runs. Shubman Gill hit 10 fours and 3 sixes in 152 balls. At the same time, Cheteshwar Pujara also played an inning of 102 runs in 130 balls while batting fast. He hit 13 fours. Virat Kohli remained unbeaten after scoring 19 runs in 29 balls. Indian captain KL Rahul, however, decided not to follow on after Bangladesh were bowled out for 150 in the first innings. Rahul declared the second innings as soon as Pujara’s century was completed after the dismissal of Gill (110 runs).
Kuldeep, playing his first Test in 22 months, took career-best figures of five for 40. Bangladesh team 55 in the first innings. Could play only 5 overs. Fast bowler Mohammad Siraj took three wickets for 20 runs in 13 overs. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan handed the ball to spinner Taijul Islam in the second over as pacer Ibadat Hossain was suffering from back pain. Gill avoids getting out lbw on a controversial DRS decision. Earlier, Kuldeep took five wickets in his career for the third time in his career by dismissing Ibadat (17).