BAN vs IND: India’s fast bowler Mohammed Siraj continued his red-hot form in red-ball cricket by taking a wicket off the very first ball that he bowled in the first Test against Bangladesh.
The first Test between the Bangladesh cricket team and the Indian cricket team is being held in Chattogram. India’s stand-in captain KL Rahul won the toss and chose to bat first.
Team India’s stand-in captain KL Rahul won the toss and chose to bat first. The visitors were bowled out for 404 runs in the first innings, thanks to Cheteshwar Pujara’s 90 and Shreyas Iyer’s 86.
The likes of Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav scored 46 and 40 respectively as India posted a pretty good total on the board in the first innings.
In reply, India got off to a scintillating start to the game in the form of Mohammed Siraj. The right-arm fast bowler got rid of Najmul Hossain Shanto in the first ball of Bangladesh’s innings.
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BAN vs IND: Mohammed Siraj Provides Early Breakthrough, Dismisses Najmul Hossain Shanto In The Very First Ball, Video Goes Viral
Najmul Hossain Shanto was literally taken aback by the delivery in the first place. The left-handed batsman tried to attend the ball but got a thick inside edge.
As it turned out, Rishabh Pant took a catch behind the stumps in his safe pair of gloves. The video clip of Siraj dismissing Shanto has gone viral on the internet.
The hosts find themselves in a worrisome situation now. They have lost five wickets already, scoring 86 runs inside 27 overs.
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Playing XI: Bangladesh vs India
Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan (c). Mushfiqur Rahim, Yasir Ali, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain.
Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (c), Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli. Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj