BAN vs IND, 1st Test Live: Watch - Umesh Yadav perfectly adapts for England's Bazball, smashing 100-meter six to get off the mark


Team India has kicked off the first Test against the hosts, Bangladesh on 14th December, Wednesday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. KL Rahul, the skipper of India won the toss and opted to bat.

The Karnataka-born batsman opened with Shubman Gill and gave a decent start to the side. Shubman Gill was removed by Taijul Islam when he was on 20 runs. Following him, Khaled Ahmed took the wicket of the Indian skipper, KL Rahul, for 22 runs.

After that, Taijul Islam removed the Indian stalwart Virat Kohli for just one run. However, Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant put up a 64-run stand for the fourth wicket before Rishabh Pant was cleaned by Mehidy Hasan Miraz for 46 runs.

Despite losing wickets, Cheteshwar Pujara was looking well with bat and put up an important 149 runs partnership for the fifth wicket, helping his side come back into the game. Taijul Islam provided a much-needed breakthrough for Bangladesh by sending back one of the greatest players of this format, Cheteshwar Pujara for 90 runs. 

India got a lead of 254 runs:

Cheteshwar Pujara - Shreyas Iyer

Axar Patel played a few shots and returned to the dressing room, scoring 14 runs. Shreyas Iyer who got three chances on the 1st day has been cleaned up by Ebadot Hossain while he was batting on 86 runs.

Unexpectedly, Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav come up with a 92-run stand for the eighth wicket before Mehidy Hasan Miraz got the wicket of the off-spinner who added 48 runs for his side.

This time, it was Taijul Islam who get rid of Kuldeep Yadav as he slammed important 40 runs and hence, India posted a huge total of 404 runs on the board. Both Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan Miraz scaled 4 wickets each.

Following the total, Bangladesh struggled to score runs against the Indian bowlers as they have been bowled out for 150 runs. Kuldeep Yadav has made his comeback in the longest format as he scalped 5 wickets for his side.

As of now, India has kicked off their second innings with KL Rahul and Shubman Gill on the crease. However, Umesh Yadav smashed the longest six of the ongoing Test as the ball travelled 100 meters long towards the mid-wicket region.

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