Bangladesh team won the toss on Day 1 and India team everything else against a ball they are not acquainted with on the 1st day of their pink-ball Test, the quality of challenge hugely failing to match the panic pre-match hype. Initially the Ishant Sharma-led Indian pace bowlers Impress the audience, collecting them out for 106 in just under 31 overs even before sunset in. Captain Virat Kohli remained winning on 59 off 93 balls, as India got 174/3 at end in the opening day of the 2nd Test at Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Friday.
The Cheteshwar Arvind Pujara, with 2 pink ball hundreds under his belt in 1st class cricket match, as India took a 68-run as chiselled scored as 55. It shows like the cricket loving Kolkata audience will not have a chance to watch the match for 3 full days.
Previously, Ishant Sharma took his first 5 wickets drag on Indian soil after a good 12 years, completed with 5 for 22 in 12 overs after a fearless decision by Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque to bat 1st on a pitch.
Umesh rushed the Bangladesh batsmen with 3 for 29 in 7 overs while Shami was bowling the wide off the crease with 2 for 36 in 10.3 overs. He also bowled 2 huge bouncers, leaving Nayeem Hasan (19) and Liton Das (24) concussed.