In the first day-night Test match being played at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata, on Friday, the host India performed brilliantly and dismissed Bangladesh for just 106 runs. This is the Bangladesh team’s smallest score in 19 years against India. Significantly, this is the second test match of this test series. India won the first Test of the Test series. With the win, India are ahead 1-0 in the series. By the end of the first day of the day-night Test match of Kolkata, India has scored 174 runs for three wickets. India’s captain Virat Kohli scored 59 and Ajinkya Rahane scored 23 not out at the crease. Bangladesh’s first innings was reduced to 106 runs. By the end of the first day’s play, India has gained a 68-run lead over the Bangladesh team and currently India has 7 wickets left. The Indian team started well but lost their first wicket opener as Mayank Agarwal. Mayank Agarwal, in the fifth over of the innings on his own personal score of 14 runs, caught his catch to Mehdi Hasan off the ball of Al Amin Hussain. After Manik Agarwal’s wicket fell, India’s score was 26 runs in 44 overs. After this, Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma, who came to the creche, tried to advance the game but India’s second wicket fell as Rohit Sharma, who scored 21 runs in 35 balls and 2 which included 2 fours and the first six of the day-night test. . Ibadat Hussain of Bangladesh showed the path of the pavilion by lbw to Rohit Sharma. Captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, who came to play as the third wicket, put forward the team’s score by batting well. Cheteshwar Pujara, who was batting well, got a catch at the slip of Shadman Islam on the ball of Ibadat Hussain in the 40th over of the game. India’s score was 137 for 3 when Pujara was dismissed.
This is the Bangladesh team’s smallest score in 19 years against India. Significantly, this is the second test match of this test series.
Ajinkya Rahane, who came to play in place of Cheteshwar Pujara, along with captain Virat Kohli further increased the team’s score. After the end of the first day’s play, India score was 3 wickets for 174 runs in 46 overs. The Virat captain is present at the crease with his personal score 59 (93) and Ajinkya Rahane 23 (22). For Bangladesh, bowler Ibadat Hussain took two wickets and Amin Hussain took one wicket. 7 players of India are yet to play. In this Test being played with pink ball, the guest Bangladesh team decided to bat first after winning the toss but their batsmen could not stand in front of Ishaan and other Indian bowlers and returned one by one. Guests Bangladesh innings started very slow and their three batsmen could not even open their account. Captain Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun and Mushfiqur Rahim were not able to sustain the team continuously. Only three batsmen of the visiting team could reach double digits. For India, Ishant Sharma took 5 wickets by Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami took 2 wickets. Total 4 batsmen of Bangladesh were dismissed at zero. Bangladesh team was dismissed in 30.3 overs in front of the great bowling of the Indian team. The fast bowlers dominated the way that spinner Ravindra Jadeja got only one over bowling. For Bangladesh, opener batsman Shadman Islam was able to score 29 runs while wicketkeeper batsman Litton Das scored 24 runs. Das had to be retired hurt after being hit by a ball as Mohammed Shami had a ball on his helmet and was feeling uneasy after that. Bangladesh team included Mehdi Hasan in their last eleven in place of Das.