- Ind-Ban playing 1st test match of the series in Chattogram
- India lead by 471 runs on 3rd day
- Bangladesh scored 42/0 till the end of the match today
Chattogram, Bangladesh: The first match of the two-match Test series between India and Bangladesh is being played in Chattogram. The third day’s play is over. India scored 404 runs in the first innings. In response, the Bangladesh team was reduced to 150 runs. India declared the second innings by scoring 258 runs and set a target of 513 runs in front of Bangladesh. In response, Bangladesh scored 42 runs without losing any wickets. India has a lead of 471 runs and needs 10 wickets to win. There are two days of play left in the match.
Batting first after winning the toss, India scored 404 runs. Pujara was dismissed for 90, Shreyas Iyer for 86, and Ravichandran Ashwin for 58. Pant and Kuldeep also made good contributions. Taijul Islam and Mehdi Hasan Miraj took four wickets each for Bangladesh. In response, the Bangladesh team was able to score only 150 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim scored the highest (28 runs) and Mehdi Hasan scored 25 runs. Kuldeep Yadav took five wickets and Mohammad Siraj took three wickets for India.
India scored 258 for two in the second innings, thanks to Shubman Gill’s 110 and Cheteshwar Pujara’s 102. Captain Rahul declared the innings with Pujara’s century. In the second innings, Bangladesh’s Khaled Ahmed and Mehdi Hasan took one wicket each. India declared their second innings with a total of 512 runs and set Bangladesh a target of 513 runs to win.
In response, Bangladesh scored 42 runs without losing any wickets till the end of the third day’s play. India still has a lead of 471 runs and Bangladesh have all 10 wickets left. Bangladesh needs 472 runs to win, while India needs 10 wickets to win. Shanto and Zakir Hasan of Bangladesh are playing after scoring 17 runs. On the fourth day of the match, the Indian team will have to take wickets continuously and the Bangladesh team will have to score big runs to win the match.