CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh opener Zakir Hasan hit a century on his look at debut earlier than India lowered the hosts to 272-6 at stumps to take administration on the 4th day of The primary look at.

Captain Shakib Al Hasan was 40 not out Saturday with Mehidy Hasan on 9. Bangladesh wants 241 extra runs for an unlikely victory.

The house facet was chasing a mammoth 513 to win and resumed the day at 42-0. Bangladesh has by no means effectively chased down Greater than 215 runs Inside the 4th innings.

However Bangladesh acquired A great Start to its second innings from openers Najmul Hossain (67) and Zakir (100). They Positioned on 124 runs — the second-ever century partnership for Bangladesh’s first wicket in a 4th innings.

The openers stored Bangladesh unscathed all by way of the morning session earlier than Najmul made a unusual mistake by poking a supply outfacet of the off-stump in the direction of quick bowler Umesh Yadav (1-27).

Virat Kohli at slip dropped the catch but wicketprimarytainer Rishabh Pant shortly accomplished a one-handed catch.

Najmul, who was out for a golden duck Inside The primary innings, made 67 off 156 with seven 4s.

India’s spInside then took administration with leftarmer Axar Patel (3-50) inflicting In all probability the most damage.

Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (1-69), who wrecked Bangladesh’s first innings, gave India an edge by Eliminating Litton Das for 19, As a Outcome of the batter charged him needlessly.

However Zakir reprimaryed untroubled, Mentioning some properly-judged sweep photographs To primarytain the India spinners at bay. The sweep shot finally acquired him his century off 219 balls when he swept Axar behind sq. for a boundary.

Zakir turned the 4th Bangladeshi batter and first opener from the nation to hit a century on debut after Aminul Islam, Mohammad Ashraful and Abul Hasan.

He survived 4 extra balls earlier than Ravichandran Ashwin (1-75) dismissed him for his solely wicket on the day.

Zakir hit 13 4s and one six for his 100 off 224 balls.

Axar dismissed Mushfiqur Rahim (23) and Nurul Hasan (3) in The identical over to inflict a late double blow.

Skipper Shakib Al Hasan performed some attacking photographs Inside the late afternoon as Bangladesh noticed off the day with out further damage.

Bangladesh was bowled out for 150 in its first innings, in reply to India’s 404. India didn’t implement the Adjust to-on and declared its second innings at 258-2 to set Bangladesh a doc goal to chase.


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