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Latest Cricket News – India vs Bangladesh, 1st Test at Indore: Due to the tremendous bowling of fast bowler Shami (4 wickets for 31 runs) and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (3 wickets for 42 runs), India gave Bangladesh the first innings on the third day of the first Test. Outplayed by 130 runs. With this victory, the hosts have taken an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series. Now the second Test match between India and Bangladesh will be played in Kolkata from November 22-26. This will be India’s first day-night test.
India declared their first innings on 493 for six yesterday before the start of the third day’s play. Bangladesh performed slightly better in the second innings than in the first innings, but the entire team was reduced to 213 runs in 69.2 overs in the final session of the day. The series is being played under the World Test Championship and this victory gave India 60 points, making it to the top of the table with a total of 300 points.
Mayank Agarwal becomes ‘man of the match’
The hero of the Indian win was his fast bowler and opener Mayank Agarwal, who was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’ for his brilliant innings of 243 runs. Mohammed Shami, who took three wickets in the first innings, also showed amazing in the second innings and took four wickets for 31 runs. His fellow fast bowlers Umesh Yadav (2 for 51) and Ishant Sharma (1 for 31) supported him well. Off-spinner Ashwin (three for 42) also contributed.
India wins 8th out of 10 over Bangladesh
This is India’s eighth win over Bangladesh in 10 matches. Under Virat Kohli, India won for the 10th time by an innings margin which is an Indian record. India won nine matches by an innings margin under Dhoni’s captaincy.
Mushfiqur Rahim extended India’s wait for victory
Only experienced Mushfiqur Rahim struggled in the second innings for Bangladesh. He initially scored 64 runs after facing 150 deliveries. Mushfiqur shared a 63-run sixth wicket stand with Litton Das (35) and a 59-run partnership for the seventh wicket with Mehidy Hasan (38).
Bangladesh’s poor start
The start of Bangladesh’s second innings was also very bad. Umesh bowled Imrul Kayes (six) on the best outswinger (inswinger for left-handed batsman). Kayes struggled from the beginning and Umesh soon uprooted his leg stump. The young Shadman Islam (six) was constantly harassed by Ishant with his pace and movement and one of his balls soon blew Gill from the batsman’s middle stump. Bangladesh’s hopes depended on captain Mominul Haque (seven), but he looked in trouble from the start.
DRS was taken for a leg-before leg against Umesh off the stump, in which the verdict went in Mominul’s favor. He was clearly lbw to Shami taking the ball, although Kohli had to take DRS and this time he got success. Shami then sent Mithun (18) to the pavilion on a short pitch ball. The batsman made an easy catch to Mayank Agarwal at midwicket in an attempt to pull it off. Mushfiqur also used to return to the pavilion before lunch but Rohit gave up his easy catch in the second slip off Shami’s ball.
Ashwin’s 360th wicket in Test cricket
India got the wickets of Mahmudullah (15) and Litton in the second season. Shami took his third wicket by dismissing Mahmudullah. Rohit made no mistake in taking the catch this time. Linton and Mushfiqur Rahim played the spinners well after lunch. Linton, however, could not be patient and Ashwin ended his innings with a brilliant catch at follow through. This was Ashwin’s 360th wicket in Test cricket.
After this, Mehidy also adopted the strategy of scoring runs quickly but Umesh bowled him in the first over after the tea break. New batsman Taijul Islam caught the back of the wicket off Shami after facing 43 balls. Mushfiqur’s struggling innings ended Pujara with a great catch at mid-off. The wicket went to Ashwin, who also ended the Bangladesh innings by dismissing Ebadat Hossain (one).