A tough day for Bangladesh in Kolkata

Bangladesh vs India

Second Test

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Stumps, Day 1

Bangladesh : 106/10 in 30.3 overs (Shadman 29, Liton 24, Nayeem 19; Ishant 5/22, Umesh 3/29, Shami 2/36)

India : 174/3 in 46 overs (Kohli 59*, Pujara 55, Rahane 23*; Ebadat 2/61, Al-Amin 1/49)

Bangladesh suffer another batting collapse in the ongoing Test series as India took the control of the first day of second Test at Eden Gardens. The hosts ended the first day with a lead of 68 runs after bowl Bangladesh out for 106 in the first innings.

Mominul Haque won the toss and decided to bat first in both team’s first ever Day-Night Test. Two changes were made in the Bangladesh team as pacer Al-Amin Hossain and spinner Nayeem Hasan came to the side replacing Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Taijul Islam.

Bangladesh had an nightmare start as Indian seamers caused serious damage in the Bangladesh innings by picking up 6 wickets for just 60 runs in the first session. Just before the lunch break, Liton Kumar Das was retired hurt on 24 and then forced to be concussed with Mehidy Hasana Miraz.

Post lucnh, Bangladesh innings did not last ling as they were all out for 106 in 30.3 overs. Nayeem Hasan who made 19 runs, struck a ball in his head during his innings was then concussed with spinner Taijul Islam. Ishant Sharma was the mots successful bowler for India with 5 wickets for 22.

With a small first innings total the bowlers had little to do but they gave their everything in the first hour and tested the Indian openers. Al-Amin provided the early breakthrough by dismissing Mayank Agarwal on 14 while Ebadat Hossain trapped Rohit Sharma lbw on 21 after the first over of tea break.

Then Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli added 94 runs in the third wicket and gave India the first inning lead. Ebadat again struck and picked up the wicket of Pujara on 54. Kohli then batted the rest of the days play with Ajinkya Rahane without further trouble. Kohli was remained unbeaten on 55 and Rahane was on 23. Ebadat scalped 2 wickets for 61.