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Pujara, Iyer put India in command against Bangladesh

Pujara and also Iyer after that collaborated with India on 112-4 and also made the bowlers pay in spite of indications of spin in the first-day track at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Arena

Cheteshwar Pujara and also Shreyas Iyer drew India out an opening on Wednesday to place their side in a solid setting at 278-6 on the opening day of the initial Examination versus Bangladesh.

India made a quick beginning in Chittagong yet a dual strike by Taijul Islam consisting of Shubman Gill for 20 and also risk guy Virat Kohli for one left the site visitors on the back foot on 48-3.

In in between alternate captain KL Rahul had actually used off Khaled Ahmed for 22.

A gutsy 46 by Rishabh Pant consisting of 6 fours and also 2 6s assisted consistent the ship prior to Mehidy Hasan bowled the wicketkeeper-batsman after lunch.

Pujara and also Iyer after that collaborated with India on 112-4 and also made the bowlers pay in spite of indications of spin in the first-day track at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Arena.

Rock-steady Pujara was bowled by Taijul for his 3rd arch of the day yet not prior to the Sussex celebrity had actually based out a workmanlike 90 that consisted of 11 fours.

Wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan went down Pujara off Ebadot Hossain on 12 in the 2nd sphere of the 2nd session.

Iyer stayed unbeaten at the close on 82, while Axar Patel was out on the last sphere of the day for 14, caught leg-before as the secondly of off-spinner Mehidy’s 2 arches.

Iyer was likewise gone down on 67 and also amazingly endured being bowled by Ebadot on 77 when the bonds fell short to remove, leaving the hosts ruing their missed out on opportunities.

” I do not believe we remain in excessive negative setting taking into consideration the initial day of an Examination suit,” Taijul claimed.

” We remain in excellent setting. Perhaps we might have remained in a much better setting if the catches were taken.”

” It occurred,” he claimed of Iyer’s bonds incident.

” The method I was batting, and also checking out the pitch, it’s not a very easy pitch to bat on,” Pujara claimed.

” So I am actually pleased with the method I batted today.”

He included: “My collaboration with Shreyas was really essential as well as likewise with Rishabh once we shed 3 arches … We needed to construct a collaboration and also placed a good total amount.”

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan passed a health and fitness examination to lead the residence side, with opening up batsman Zakir Hasan making his Examination launching.

India have actually been struck by injuries, with captain Rohit Sharma out for a minimum of the initial suit of the two-Test collection.

Quick bowler Mohammed Shami and also all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will certainly play none in procedures.

The two-match collection types component of the ICC Globe Examination Champion. India are 4th, having actually won 6 of their 12 suits.

Bangladesh, that have actually never ever defeated India in an Examination suit, remain in last area with 8 beats from 10 suits.

SHORT RATINGS

> > India 1st innings: 278-6 ( Cheteshwar Pujara 90, Shreyas Iyer 82 batting, Rishabh Pant 46; Taijul Islam 3-84, Mehidy Hasan Miraz 2-71) vs Bangladesh.

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