India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test, Day 1 Score: Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara put India in command

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Updated:Nov 22, 2019 8:57:18 pm

India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test Streaming: Electing to bat first after winning the toss, 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.

india vs bangladesh, cricketVirat Kohli plays a shot during the 1st pink-ball day/night cricket test match between India and Bangladesh, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. (PTI Photo)

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.

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Bangladesh in India, 2 Test Series, 2019Eden Gardens, Kolkata 28 January 2020

India 347/9 dec (89.4)


Bangladesh  106 (30.3) & 195/9 (41.1)

Match Ended ( Day 3 - 2nd Test ) India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs

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India vs Bangladesh Live Score, 2nd Test, Day 1 Update:


    20:32 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Virat Kohli goes past 50

    While skipper Virat Kohli is currently batting on 59 runs, Rahane is on 19.  Hosts have taken the lead of 64 runs till now. India 170/3

    20:04 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Pujara out! India lose third wicket

    Chetheshwar Pujara is out. He is caught by Shadman Islam off the bowling of Ebadat Hossain. He goes for 55. The new batsman is Ajinkya Rahane. Kohli on the other Hand is batting on 46. India 144/3

    19:18 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Pujara, Kohli put on over 50 runs partnership

    Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara have taken India to a comfortable position with the due having put on 65 runs partnership till now. Pujar is currently on 39 runs, while the skipper is batting on 33. India 109/2

    18:39 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Pujara, Kohli look to build up partnership

    Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli look to build strong partnership for the third wicket.  While Kohli is batting on 23, Pujara is on 24. Together they have put on 40 runs partnership till now. India 83/2.

    17:46 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    India 35 for 1 at Tea in first innings

    Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara have ensured no further damage after the fall of Mayank Agarwal. India have reached 35 for the loss of one wicket at tea in the first innings on Day 1. 

    17:22 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    India off to steady start, lose Mayank Agarwal

    India have started their innings cautiously but lost opener Mayank Agarwal at the score of 26.  Mayank was caught by Mehidy Hasan off Al-Amin Hossain. He made 14. 

    16:36 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Bangladesh tumble out for 106 runs in first innings

    Ishant Sharma takes five wickets as Bangladesh have been bowled out for a paltry 106 runs in the first innings after they elected to bat winning the toss. Umesh Yadav took three wickets and Shami got one. Bangladesh batsman Liton Das was retired hurt after being hit by a bouncer from Shami

    15:09 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Indian pacers rattle Bangladesh batting order

    Indian pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami has rattled Bangladesh batting order. The visitors are struggling at 73 for 6 at lunch. 

    14:22 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Umesh Yadav strikes again

    Umesh Yadav is in devastating form at Eden Gardens. The pacer has taken his third wicket as he made Shadman Islam to nick one to Wriddhiman Saha behind the stumps. He made 29.  Bangladesh tottering at 46 for 5.

    14:05 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Shami takes BIG wicket of Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mohammad Shami gets the BIG wicket of Mushfiqur Rahim who failed to open his account. Bangladesh reeling at 25/4

    13:57 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Two in two for Umesh Yadav

    Umesh Yadav has cleaned up  Mohammad Mithun taking his second consecutive wicket of the over. Bangladesh in trouble at 17/3. 

    13:55 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Rohit Sharma takes spectacular catch to send back Mominul

    Rohit Sharma takes a splendid diving catch off Umesh Yadav to send back Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque for zero. Bangladesh  17/2

    13:35 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Bangladesh lose first wicket after cautious start

    After resisting the Indian pace attack for six overs, Bangladesh have lost their first wicket at the score of 15. Ishant Sharma trapped Imrul Kayes infront of wickets for 4. Bangladesh 15/1 after 7 overs.

    13:00 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina meets India, Bangladesh players

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is at the Eden Gardens meeting players of both the teams. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar also present. WATCH VIDEO:  

    12:43 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Kolkata goes Pink! -- IN PICS

    Kolkata goes Pink! India-Bangladesh Day-Night 'Pink' ball Test match transforms City of Joy into Durga Puja mode | SEE PICS HERE

    12:34 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Bangladesh win toss, elect to bat first

    Bangladesh have won  the toss in the historic day/night Test against India at Kolkata's Eden Gardens and they will bat first. 

    12:27 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Historic occasion, boys looking forward to it: Ravi Shastri

    Team India's head coach Ravi Shastri has termed India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test match as a historic occasion. Shastri said his team was looking forward to the match. "It's something new, there will be a wait and watch game," said Shastri.

    12:17 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Why the buzz around Pink Ball?

    As  India take on Bangladesh in the first-ever day/night Test match, all eyes would be on the Pink Ball which will be used for the first time during an international cricket match in India. Here's what makes the Pink Ball special?  

    12:14 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    India vs Bangladesh 2nd Test: Teams arrive at Eden Gardens

    India and Bangladesh teams have arrived at Kolkata's Eden Gardens for the second and final Test match of the series. The match will be a day/night one, a first for the teams. 

    11:52 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    India clear favourites in maiden Day/Night Test

    It took India a new BCCI regime under maverick former captain Sourav Ganguly to take the pink ball plunge, a good seven years after the International Cricket Council approved the format to revive interest in Tests. | READ MORE HERE

    11:44 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Hoping for an exciting game: Sunil Gavaskar

    All I am hoping for is that it will be an exciting game. We have first 4 days sold out so that's an encouraging start indeed for the pink ball experiment in India, veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar tells news agency ANI

    11:37 (IST)22 Nov 2019
    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arrives in Kolkata

    Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has reached Kolkata to watch the first-ever day/night Test match between India and Bangladesh at Eden Gardens. The match is scheduled to start at 1 PM. | READ MORE HERE

    india vs vangladesh, cricket People move in front of Eden Gardens illuminated in pink on the eve of the first day-night test cricket match between India and Bangladesh using pink ball, in Kolkata. (Reuters)Team India, which is already at the top of the World Test Championship standings, would look to consolidate its position winning another series by beating Bangladesh in this match. While a few India players have played with the pink ball under lights in the Duleep Trophy, it will be a challenge for the Bangladeshi team to negotiate the swing and pace of new ball.    
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