Day-Night Test LIVE: Ind 174/3 at Stumps on Day 1, Lead by 68 Runs
Live updates from Day 1 of India’s first-ever Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at Kolkata.
Team India Take the honours on Day 1
India reached 174 for 3 at stumps after dismissing Bangladesh for 106 on the opening day in Kolkata.
Skipper Virat Kohli (59) and Ajinkya Rahane (23) were at the crease at the draw of stumps with India leading by 68 runs.
Earlier, Ishant Sharma shone with ball for India, finishing with 5/22. Meanwhile, Umesh Yadav picked 3 wickets and Mohammed Shami settled for 2.
- Bangladesh 1st innings: 106 all-out in 30.3 overs (Shadman Islam 29; Ishant Sharma 5/22).
- India 1st innings: 174 for 3 in 46 overs (Cheteshwar Pujura 55, Virat Kohli 59 not out; Ebadat Hossain 2/61).
India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test: 23rd Fifty for Virat
The Indian skipper brought up his 23rd fifty in the longer format against Bangladesh in the 40th over. Virat’s 50 comes off 76 balls and includes 6 fours.
In the last Test in Indore, Virat got out for a duck.
India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test: Pujara Departs for 55
Third wicket down for Team India. Pujara fails to convert his fifty, once again.
Short of a length delivery from Ebadat, takes Pujara's bat shoulder to second slip. Surprised with the bounced. Pujara tried taking the bottom hand off but without any success.
India 137/3 after 39.1 overs.
India vs Bangladesh Day-Night Test: Pujara Brings up 50
Back-to-back half centuries for Cheteshwar Pujara. The number three batsman scored a 58 in the first Test against Bangladesh in Indore.
Pujara reached his fifty off 93 balls and hit 8 boundaries en route his half-century.
Pujara looked in good control and was hardly troubled by the Bangladeshi bowlers or the Pink ball.
5000 Test Runs for Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is now the fastest to complete 5000 runs in Test cricket as a captain, completing the feat in 86 innings.He is the sixth captain to reach the 5000-run mark.
Australian great Ricky Ponting had taken 97 innings to complete 5000 runs as captain, ahead of West Indian legend Clive Lloyd (106 innings), South African Graeme Smith (110), Australian Allan Border (116) and New Zealand's Stephen Fleming (130.)
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