Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto stitch unbeaten hundred partnership, guide hosts to 119/0 at Lunch

Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto stitch unbeaten hundred partnership, guide hosts to 1190 at Lunch

Chattogram [Bangladesh]: Bangladesh openers stood tall to deny the Indian bowlers arches as they created an unbeaten partnership to take their team to 119 for no loss at lunch on the 4th day of the very first examination right here at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram.
Bangladesh can not have had a better begin to the day as openers Najmul Hossain Shanto 64 (143) as well as Zakir Hasan 55( 109) continued to be unbeaten at the end of the initial session.
The batters played with a high degree of durability on a pitch that had actually reduced substantially and made the Indian bowlers work hard.
Resuming the day from their over night score of 42/0, the openers began watchfully, tired of the risk Indian spinners positioned on a spin-friendly track.
As expected, India began with Kuldeep Yadav who landed a fifer in the initial inning and also made life tough for the Bangladeshi batters in the initial inning. The group anticipated a comparable performance from the spinner yet the batters were up to the task and also countered the chinaman skillfully.
Shanto and Zakir played with grit, persistence and focus on a pitch that had unequal bounce and raised their private fifties. The duo dug in to take Bangladesh to the three-figure mark.
The visitors will certainly currently really feel the stress to take the wickets as early as possible. Mohammed Siraj had a few words exchanged with the batting pair as they traded glares which made for outstanding viewership.
India does not require to panic though as the hosts still have a mountain of go to climb. Bangladesh still requires 394 go to win as well as Kl Rahul will undoubtedly transform once more to the spim-duo of Kuldeep and Ashwin for gates.
Previously, Shubhman Gill’s first Examination load adhered to by Cheteshwar Pujara’s 19th Examination century aided India set a 513-run target. In reply, Bangladesh were 42 for no loss at stumps on the third day of the first examination.
Resuming post-tea session at 140/1 Shubman Gill really did not waste time on Friday as well as took place to score his first Examination ton and also India additionally crossed the 150-run mark. The duo of Gill and Pujara additionally notched up a 100-run mean the second wicket.
Pujara took place to score his half-century in 87 balls with the help of 4 boundaries. The Gill-Pujara 113-run partnership finished as Gill was dismissed by Mehidy Hasan Miraz. Virat Kohli joined Pujara to assist India go past the 200-run mark.
Pujara and also Virat Kohli batted boldy and also scored a 50-run collaboration off simply 48 spheres for the 3rd gate. Pujara shifted gears and also went on to score his 19th Test load in simply 130 rounds. This was the Saurashtra lad’s very first after January 2019.
India went on to proclaim the second innings at 258/2 setting an enormous 513-run target for the hosts. In reply, Bangladesh too provided a good battle as openers Najmul Hossain Shanto and Zakir Hasan racked up 42 runs without the loss of any type of gate as play upright Friday.
Quick Ratings: Brief Scores: India 404 (Cheteshwar Pujara 90, Shreyas Iyer 86; Mehidy Hasan Miraz 4-112) Bangladesh 150 (Mushfiqur Rahim 28, Mehidy Hasan Miraz 25; Kuldeep Yadav 5-40) vs India 258/2 declare (Shubman Gill 110, Cheteshwar Pujara 102 *; Khaled Ahmed 1-51) Bangladesh 119/0 (Najmul Hossain Shanto 64, Zakir Hasan 55; Umesh Yadav 0-11).

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