Mayank Agarwal hit a double century in the India vs Bangladesh 1st Test in Indore. The Indian batsman hit his second double ton in Tests and became a trending topic on Twitter. With his brilliant batting, Twitterati started making Mayank Agarwal’s analogies with former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid. The former Indian skipper Dravid was popularly known as ‘The Wall’ for his great batting skills in Tests. Now, some netizens started calling Agarwal another ‘wall’ of Indian cricket. Mayank Agarwal Fulfills Virat Kohli’s Demand of 200 During IND vs BAN 1st Test Match, Becomes Second Fastest to Smash Two Double Centuries (Watch Video).
Mayank Agarwal also hit his 3rd hundred in the match with his double ton. With his batting, India took their lead over Bangladesh to over 250 in the first innings. Agarwal is only playing his 8th Test match but has proved his worth in the batting department. #MayankAgarwal was among the top trends on Twitter in India on Friday, drawing a lot of reactions from the Indian cricket fans. Have a look at some tweets comparing Agarwal with Dravid. India Vs Bangladesh, Live Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
— Kampit ojha (@kampit_ojha) November 15, 2019
— Kamlesh Dixit 🇮🇳 (@kash2312) November 15, 2019
Mayank Agarwal is proving himself India's Mr. Reliable and Great Wall like Rahul Dravid... 3rd Test hundred in just 8 innings
— Nation First Pinku (@imPk_Lucknowi) November 15, 2019
Second Test Double 💯👏👏👏👏
Mayank Agarwal is making Test cricket look ridiculously easy 😲
— NuMaN NuMii (@NumanNumi1994) November 15, 2019
There’s WALL in Mayank Agarwal.#INDvBAN
— Manish Waghela® (@manishnwaghela) November 15, 2019
If Mayank Agarwal hain toh india has found the wall #mayankagarwal
— Sachin Medhekar™🇮🇳 (@sachinmedhekar) November 15, 2019
After opting to bat first, Bangladesh were bowled out for 150 runs in the first innings. Openers Shadman Islam and Imrul Kayes failed with scoring just 6 runs each. Mushfiqur Rahim was the highest scorer for Bangladesh with 43 while skipper Mominul Haque hit 37 runs. Mohammed Shami took three wickets while Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin accounted for two wickets each.
While batting, Rohit Sharma (6) and Virat Kohli (0) failed to go big with the bat. However, Mayank Agarwal (243) and Cheteshwar Pujara (54) and Ajinkya Rahane (86) managed the Indian batting well. At the end of 106 overs, India were batting at 414 with a lead of 253 runs.