Bangladesh in Trouble at First Fnnings in First Test

Ravichandran Ashwin took three wickets after Rahane spilled as many catches at slip point. When he came to bowl Bangladeshi batsman he took a wicket. Mohammed Shami took double-wicket before the tea break, while Bangladesh stayed at 140 for 7.

Source: The Hindustan Times

After the break, Shami was brought back into the attack and bowl reverse swing that the hint given by Ishant Sharma was able to extract on the brink of tea. Ishant bowled outstanding in his spell, with in swing, good lines, and lengths to trouble the batsmen. Shami gets Mr. Dependable Mushiqur Rahim’s wicket by an inswing delivery and Mehedy Hasan in golden duck as Bangladesh faltered.

Ashwin would’ve had Mushfiqur after Lunch but Rahane missed the catch for awkward height. He and Mominul made a half-century partnership that helped Bangladesh recover from early losses of the wicket in the morning. Mominul was playing comfortably against India’s pacers in the first session. In the second session, he bowled by Ashwin for his lack of judgment. Their scored became 99/4.

Rahim, meanwhile, danced down the track to dispatch the offspinner for a six over his head. He cut and drove and unbroken the Republic of India unfree, whereas Mahmudullah struggled at the opposite finish to choose Ashwin. He edged one that ricocheted off Wriddhiman Saha’s thigh to Rahane at slip, United Nations agency spilled his third. However, Mahmudullah’s uncomfortable keep concluded when he shuffled a lot across in his bid to brush that he incomprehensible a straight one that knocked over the stumps. Ashwin, during a prolonged spell within the session, was rewarded for his accuracy, and consistent lines and lengths, however, it had been the additional bounce he extracted that brought him the wickets.

Source: Indian Express

Bangladesh missed a trick, after the toss, they couldn’t realize about moisture in the morning and they decided to bat first. The Indian pacers took the chance and got movement. They bowl in disciplined by good length and line. Umesh started his spell with a wicket, Imrul Kayes beating the outside edge and caught by Rahane at gully in the six over.

Shadman Islam gave his wicket with his lack of foot movement in Ishant’s fuller length ball. After Shadman Bangladesh slipped to 12/2. Mohammad Mithun and Mominul tried to build a partnership and face the Indian bowlers. Mominul captaining in his first Test. For some moment they managed to keep the wickets intact. They did successfully avoid Ishant’s in-swinging bowl. But this time attacked by Shami, he trapped Mithun leg before off a fuller delivery. Mominul, though, showed a lot of discipline and held his end well, even getting some streaky boundaries off outside edges that spurred Bangladesh past the 50-run mark after a slothful morning.

After Bangladesh’s first innings India started well. They finished at 86/1, only one wicket they lost. Rohit caught by Liton Das in Abu Jayed’s over. Now its time to see how will Bangladesh manage India’s batsman.

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