Finally, the much-awaited day was here as the nation and the players played the most anticipated day and night game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The stadiums, prominent places in the City of Joy were all decked with pink lights for the D Day. The day begun with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee attending the match and the two were also spotted ringing the bell ahead of the much-awaited game. They also met Virat Kohli and co and the Bangladeshi team members. Before getting into the stat highlights of the match, let’s have a look at how the game turned out for both teams. India Vs Bangladesh, Cricket Score 2nd Test Match.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Little did he visitors know that the lethal pacers of the Indian team would rip their batting line up. It was Ishant Sharma who snapped five wickets, Umesh Yadav got three and Mohammed Shami got two. The Bangladeshi batsmen got bundled out on a paltry score of 106 runs. In reply, India lost three wickets- Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara. Now, let’s have look at the stat highlights of the game below:
# Ishant Sharma became the first Indian bowler to have snapped a wicket with the Pink Ball.
# Cheteshwar Pujara gets 50 catches in the Test matches as he joins the league of players like Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane.
# Pujara brought up his 24th Test fifty.
# Virat Kohli brought up his 23rd Test half-century.
# Virat Kohli became the fastest to reach 5000 Test runs as captain of a team.
#This is the fourth time that the Indian bowlers took all ten wickets in an inning.
As of now, we have Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane batting on the score of 59 and 29 runs respectively. The match will begin tomorrow at 1.00 pm and the Indian team would want to pile up a huge total on the board.