India vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test: Indian Fast Bowling Trio Leave Bangladesh Reeling at 73-6 at Lunch on Day1

India: Late Movement, Bounce and seam- we witnessed everything on the surface in the first session of the historical pink-ball test, courtesy a brilliant pace bowling display by the India trio. Having won the toss, Bangladesh skipper opted to bat first, however, once again, it backfired on them, as they lost as many as six wickets only in the first session of the test.


The bowling trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Ishant Sharma didn’t let a single batsman to get settle in the middle as they shared a total of 6 wickets between them.


Ishant Sharma got the first breakthrough in the form of Imrul Kayes, getting him leg before,  followed by a spectacular Rohit Sharma’s catch off Umesh, sending back Bangladesh’s skipper for a duck. Middle-order batsmen with the likes of Mohammad Mithun and Mushfiqur Rahim too didn’t last too long as both failed to open their accounts as well, leaving the tigers reeling for 26-4 in 12 overs.


Bangladesh are currently tottering at 73-6 in 21.4 overs at Lunch. Umesh Yadav has been the pick of the bowlers with 3 wickets, while Ishant and Mohammed Shami accounted for 2 and 1 wicket respectively. Stay tuned for more updates…