Ishant Sharma becomes the first Indian bowler to pick 5 wicket haul in a Day- Night Test match for India, overall he took 9 wickets in the match against Bangladesh.
Virat Kohli played a scintillating knock of 136 runs to register his 27th Test hundred, he also equals the record of Ricky Ponting’s 41 century as a captain.
India whitewash Bangladesh in two-match Test series by 2-0, Takes their tally to 360 points in the World Test Championship.
First time ever all wickets in a Test match scalped by Indian fast bowlers
Historic and eventful India’s first Day-Night Test match ended in less than 3 day’s as a Bangladesh batsman couldn’t survive the lethal fast bowling of Indian pacers comprises of Ishant, Shami and Umesh. Both Ishant Sharma ( 9wickets) and Umesh Yadav ( 8 wickets) took 17 wickets out of Bangladesh 19 wickets in a pink ball Test match. However, Bangladesh senior most batsman Mushfiqur Rahim (74) tried to show some fight against the top quality bowling attack, but couldn’t do much as his side was on the verge of defeat with 7 wickets already down and no recognize batsman on the other end, he decides to take charge and lose his wicket in effort of scoring quick runs to end the deficit of India, In the end Bangla Tigers lost the match by an innings and 46 runs.
It is India’s 4th consecutive Test match win by an innings after defeating Bangladesh in the first Test match by an innings and 130 runs at Indore and before that India had also pulverized South Africa by an innings (twice) earlier in the three- match test series held earlier this year.
Earlier, During the first day of the landmark test match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata was jam packed with crowds and BCCI President Sourav Ganguli, who is better known as the prince of Kolkata decorates the Eden Gardens stadium in pink color, He also invites Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and many Indian cricket legends and other sports superstar to become part of this auspicious occasion.
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IND 347/9 decl
BAN 106, 195-all out (41.1)
Note: Ishant Sharma adjudged Player of the Match and Series.