IND vs BAN, 1st Test 2019: Virat Kohli and Co Outplay the Bangla Tigers, India in Driver’s Seat at Stumps on Day 1
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India extended their supremacy in the longest format of the game by outplaying Bangladesh in the opening day of the 1st IND vs BAN Test. After bundling the visitors for 150 runs, the hosts have scored 86 runs for the loss of one wicket at stumps on Day 1. The Virat Kohli led side came good both in batting and bowling and look all set to clinch another victory at home. The day started with a terrific bowling display by the Indian bowlers as they bundle out the opposition for mere 150 runs. India went in the match with an extra pacer and the decision proved to be spot on as seven of the 10 wickets were taken by the quicks. India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 1st Test Match.

Mohammed Shami was the pick of the bowlers as he took three wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, and Ishant Sharma took two apiece. In reply, India are batting at 86/1 and is eyeing a big score on Day 2. Rohit Sharma was the lone Indian wicket fell in the day as he got dismissed for 6 runs. However, his ouster proved out to be the last laugh of Bangladesh as Cheteshwar Pujara (43) joint forces with Mayank Agarwal (37) and brought the Indian innings back on track.

Earlier in the day, Mominul Haque won the toss and elected to bat first. However, the Bangladeshi batsmen failed to justify the decision and lost wickets at regular intervals. Mushfiqur Rahim (43) showed some resilience for the visitors and was the highest run-scorer of the side. India, however, have made a decent start to their innings and will eye to pile up a mammoth total on the second day. On the other hand, Abu Zayed and Mehidy Hasan Miraz will have the onus to rattle the Indian batsman in order to stay alive in the contest.