HIGHLIGHTS | India vs Bangladesh, Pink Ball Test, Day Three: As It Happened

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 November 2019, 03:02 PM
Umesh Yadav took a fifer as Idia won the historic pink ball test.
Umesh Yadav took a fifer as Idia won the historic pink ball test. (Photo Credit : Twitter/@ICC )

India vs Bangladesh Pink Ball Test: India on Sunday thrashed Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in the first Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata to complete series sweep. After bundling out Bangladesh for 106 on the opening day of the historic Pink Ball Test, India declared their first innings at 347/9 for a lead of 241 runs. In the second innings, Bangladesh faced the wrath of Indian pacers and skittled out again 195 runs. While Umesh Yadav completed his fifer, Ishant Sharma took four wickets in the second innings. Mamudullah, who got retired hurt on day two, didn’t come to bat. India had earlier won the first Test by an innings and 130 runs in Indore.

India vs Bangladesh, Day-Night Test Live Score and Commentary:

02:00 pm: Most wickets by Indian pacers in a home Test:

(1) 19 vs Ban Kolkata 2019/20

(2) 17 vs SL Kolkata 2017/18

(3) 16 vs Eng Chennai 1933/34

(4) 16 vs Pak Delhi 1979/80

(5) 16 vs Pak Kolkata 1998/99

#01:46 pm: OUT! Umesh Yadav takes a fifer as India register historic win in their maiden Pink Ball Test. With this, the men in blue also completed the series rout.

#01:42 pm: It's become an interesting contest between Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma. Both have four wickets to their name and with injured Mahmudullah unlikely to come for bat, only one of them can take fifer here. Ishant have already taken a fifer in the first innings, and would like to convert it into a 10 wicket haul in the match. Umesh, on the other hand, too would like to take a fifer. Let's see who takes it.

#01:40 pm: OUT! Umesh Yadav removes Mushfiqur Rahim who tried to go over the cover for a big hit. This means we are very close to the result and we all know it. Abu Jayed is the new man in. Score after 40 overs: BAN 189-8; Al-Amin 16 (14), Abu Jayed 1 (1)

#01:34 pm: FOUR more! After reverse sweep, Mushfiqur Rahim brings out his traditional sweep this time. 

#01:32 pm: FOUR! Here comes the reverse sweep. We have seen Rahim doing this many times in the past. Sweep is his favourite. He wants to score as many runs as he can and force India to bat again. 

#01:30 pm: India intorduces spin. A rare sight in this game. Ravindra Jadeja comes into the attack. Can he get rid of stubborn Rahim?

#01:25 pm: FOUR! Leg byes. Runs are coming, Bangladesh would not mind whether they are coming from bat or extras. 

#01:20 pm: Rahim and Al-Amin will be the key if Bangladesh want to force India to bat again. They are still 70 runs short of India's first innings lead with only three wickets in hand. Score after 37 overs: BAN 167-7; Rahim 66 (88) Al-Amin4(5)

#01:15 pm: Mushfiqur Rahim is the only one putting a fight here. Bangladesh is definitely misisng the services of Shakib, who got banned days before their India tour.

#01:10 pm: OUT! Umesh Yadav provides India with an early breaktrough. Ebadat Hossain backed away in fear of a bumper and gave away an easy catch to Kohli. India is three wickets away from series win.

01:05 pm: Ishant Sharma started with two slips and a gully and bowled a maiden first over.

#01:00 pm: Umesh Yadav will resume Ebadat Hossain will face the first ball of the day three. Three slips and a gully for Hossain as Umesh is hoping for an edge.

#12:55 pm: Hello and welcome back to News Nation live blog of India vs Bangladesh, Day-Night Test. India is close to victory in the historic Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Bangladesh is still trailing by 89 runs to India's first innings total and they have just four more wickets left. From here, its almost imposible for them to win the game but they would stil want to force India to bat again. We are five minutes away from live action.

First Published: Sunday, November 24, 2019 12:28 PM
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