Dhaka [Bangladesh]: India defeated Bangladesh by three wickets in an exhilarating contest within the second take a look at to seal the collection 2-0 right here on the Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium, Dhaka.
Ravichandran Ashwin (42*) and Shreyas Iyer (29*) stitched an unbeaten 71-run partnership on the fourth day to assist India win the ultimate take a look at of the two-match take a look at collection towards Bangladesh. Mehidy Hasan Miraz bowled beautifully to take a five-wicket haul however was unable to win the take a look at for the hosts.
The take a look at collection victory was the sixteenth win in a row in Asia for the boys in blue.
India resumed their inning at 45/4, with Axar Patel on 26(54) and Jaydev Unadkat on 3(8). The duo performed an eventful first over of the fourth day as Unadkat survived a detailed leg-before wicket name on the day’s third ball and smoked a large six on the following ball.
Nonetheless, the pacer might add solely 9 runs to his tally earlier than being dismissed for 13 by Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan. The pacer was discovered proper in entrance of the stumps within the second over of the day, decreasing India to 56/5.
India’s hopes to win the match rested on Rishabh Pant who had performed an excellent knock of 93 runs within the first inning. However the left-hander perished to Mehidy Hasan Miraz for simply 9 runs.
Axar Patel who had been batting beautifully walked to the pavilion to grow to be Mehidy’s fifth wicket within the inning. The left-hander was dismissed for 34 runs.
The hosts have been throughout India and it seemed just like the guests would collapse to offer them the victory. India have been in a spot of hassle with the rating studying 74/7 when Ravichandran Ashwin walked into bat with Iyer to accompany him on the crease.
Iyer, who has been in a wealthy vein of kind this yr, continued his run as he seemed assured towards the Bangladeshi bowlers.
The duo batted the hosts out of the sport as they stitched an unbeaten 71-run partnership for the eighth wicket. Bangladesh seemed helpless towards the pair as they managed to search out boundaries and scored at a fast price.
Ashwin did provide an opportunity to Bangladesh when a catch popped up at brief fine-leg however the rub of the inexperienced was with the off-spinner because the catch was dropped.
The spinner smashed a six and two boundaries off Mehidy to take 16 runs off the forty seventh over and sealed the sport and the collection for India.
Earlier, Bangladesh bowlers struck early within the innings to dismiss India’s high order leaving guests reeling at 45/4 and needing 100 extra runs to win on the time of stumps of Day three of the second Check.
Ravichandran Ashwin was declared the participant of the match for his match-winning knock within the second inning.
Cheteshwar Pujara was chosen because the participant of the collection for scoring 192 runs within the two assessments which included a century and a half-century.
Transient Scores: Transient Scores: Bangladesh 227/10 and 231/10 (Litton Das 73, Zakir Hasan 51; Axar Patel 3-68) vs India 314/10 and 145/7 (Rishabh Pant 93, Shreyas Iyer 87; Taijul Islam 4-74) (Ravichandran Ashwin 42*, Axar Patel 34; Mehidy Hasan Miraz 5-63).