CHITTAGONG: Shub­man Gill and Cheteshwar Pujara smashed lots of in the direction of a listless Bangladesh assault To place India On goal for a full victory Inside the opening Look at in Chittagong on Friday.

India, having claimed A substantial first innings lead of 254, spared Bangladesh the ignominy of a Adjust to on, However it solely meant extra misery for The house bowlers.

Gill smashed his maiden Look at century and Pujara his Nineteenth earlier than India declared their second innings on 258-2, setting Bangladesh an unbelievable victory goal of 513.

The hosts fulld day three on 42 for no loss, nonetheless needing 471 To tug off what Can be a doc chase.

Bangladesh openers Najmul Hossain (25) and Zakir Hasan (17) survived 12 overs with out being separated however India look primed for a 1-0 lead Inside The two-Look at collection.

Earlier resuming on 133-8, Bangladesh have been bundled out for 150 with left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav ending with figures of 5-40.

By The objective India acquired here out to bat, Bangladesh assault had already misplaced some tooth with skipper Shakib Al Hasan (shoulder) and seamer Ebadot Hossain (again) unable to bowl with accidents suffered By way of the match.

Gill raised 70 runs with India’s stand-in skipper KL Rahul, Who’s main India Inside the absence of the injured Rohit Sharma.

Rahul Might not convert The start and fell for 23 pulling Khaled Ahmed to Taijul Islam at nice leg.

Gill and Pujara cemented India’s place with a 113-run stand.

Gill reverse-swept Mehidy for a 4 To Obtain 99 and launched up his hundred with one other boundary off the spinner.

The two3-yr-previous decided to up the ante however holed out after scoring 110, which included three sixes and 10 4s.

Even The usually dour Pujara frequently stepped out in the direction of the spinners to play one lofty shot after one other.

The quantity three batsman, who fell for 90 Inside The primary innings, needed 130 balls to convey up his quickest Look at hundred and India declared immediately.


INDIA (first Innings) 404 (C. Pujara 90, S. Iyer 86, R. Ashwin 58; Mehidy 4-112, Taijul 4-133)

BANGLADESH (first Innings, in a single day 133-8):

Najmul Hossain c Pant b Siraj 0

Zakir Hasan c Pant b Siraj 20

Yasir Ali b Umesh 4

Liton Das b Siraj 24

Mushfiqur Rahim lbw b Kuldeep 28

Shakib Al Hasan c Kohli b Kuldeep 3

Nurul Hasan c Gill b Kuldeep 16

Mehidy Hasan st Pant b Patel 25

Taijul Islam b Kuldeep 0

Ebadot Hossain c Pant b Kuldeep 17

Khaled Ahmed not out 0

EXTRAS (B-6, LB-7) 13

Complete (all out; 55.5 overs) 150

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-0 (Najmul), 2-5 (Yasir), 3-39 (Liton), 4-56 (Zakir), 5-75 (Shakib), 6-97 (Nurul), 7-102 (Mushfiqur), 8-102 (Taijul), 9-144 (Ebadot)

BOWLING: Siraj 13-2-20-3, Umesh 8-1-33-1, Ashwin 10-1-34-0, Kuldeep 16-6-40-5, Patel 8.5-4-10-1

INDIA (2nd Innings):

K.L. Rahul c Taijul b Khaled 23

Shubman Gill c (sub) b Mehidy 110

Cheteshwar Pujara not out 102

Virat Kohli not out 19

EXTRAS (LB-1, NB-3) 4

Complete (For two wickets; 61.4 overs) 258

Did not BAT: S. Iyer, R. Pant, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, K. Yadav, U. Yadav, M. Siraj

FALL OF WICKETS: 1-70 (Rahul), 2-183 (Gill)

BOWLING: Khaled 13-0-51-1(3nb), Taijul 23.4-3-71-0, Mehidy 14-1-82-1, Yasir 6-0-28-0, Liton Das 2-0-13-0, Najmul 3-0-12-0

BANGLADESH (2nd Innings):

Najmul Hossain not out 25

Zakir Hasan not out 17


Complete (for no wicket; 12 overs) 42

STILL TO BAT: Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain

BOWLING: Siraj 3-0-11-0, Umesh 1-1-0-0, Ashwin 5-1-23-0, Axar 2-0-4-0, Kuldeep 1-0-4-0

Revealed in Daybreak, December Seventeenth, 2022



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