India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test, Day 1 Score Update: As India take on Bangladesh in its first ever day-night Test match at the Eden Gardens, skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara have put up a strong partnership to help hosts stay at a comfortable position on day 1. At stumps on Day 1, Team India is at comfortable position. They are 174/3 at stumps on day 1 of second Test. The ongoing is the first day-night Test match that both India and Bangladesh are playing.
Winning the toss first earlier in the day, Bangladesh decided to bat first only to be bundled out for 106 runs.
Indian pace trio of Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami rattled Bangladesh batting order in the first innings. None of the Bangladeshi batsmen looked comfortable against the pace and bounce of the Indian fast bowlers and the whole team bundled out for a paltry 106 runs. Ishant Sharma took five wickets giving away just 22 runs in 12 overs. Umesh Yadav took three while Shami picked one.
For Bangladesh, only opener Shadman Islam provided some resistance scoring 29 runs before Yadav made him to nick one behind the stumps. Liton Das played well for his 24 hitting five fours before being retired hurt after he was hit by bouncer by Mohammad Shami. Wicketkeeper Das was replaced by Mehidy Hasan as concussion substitute. Hasan, an off-spinner will, however, won’t be allowed to bowl in the match as per the new substitute rule.
India has entered a new era in Test cricket with the Virat Kohli-led team playing the first-ever day/night pink ball match against Bangladesh at the iconic Eden Gardens. Kolkata has virtually turned pink for the match with the local man and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly supervising all the preparations. The build-up to the match has been enormous as tickets for the first four days have already been sold out.
Several dignitaries including Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also reached Kolkata to watch the historic match. Members of Bangladesh’s first Test team and several former Indian cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman and others are also attending the momentous match.
India: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddiman Saha (wk),Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Kuldeep Yadav and Shubman Gill.
Bangladesh: Mominul Haque (c), Liton Das (wk), Mehidy Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Ebadot Hossain, Mossadek Hossain, Shadman Islam, Taijul Islam, Abu Jayed, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman.