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India vs Bangladesh, one-off Test, Day 4: Virat Kohli & Co close to 19th consecutive win

India vs Bangladesh, one-off Test, Day 4: Virat Kohli & Co close to 19th consecutive win

A dominant India remained in pursuit of a comprehensive victory after Bangladesh finished the penultimate day at a precarious 103 for three, chasing a mammoth target of 459 in the one-off Test here.

India vs Bangladesh, Day 2 – As it happened...

India vs Bangladesh, Day 2 – As it happened...

Bangladesh lost 1 wicket on Day 2 after India posed a mammoth total of 687/6.

India vs Bangladesh: With a killer smile, Virat Kohli gets in the business of 'perfection' — VIDEOS INSIDE

India vs Bangladesh: With a killer smile, Virat Kohli gets in the business of 'perfection' — VIDEOS INSIDE

With Kohli in such imperious form, the minnows from neighbouring country will need a miracle to escape even with a draw.

India vs Bangladesh, Hyderabad Test: Virat Kohli leads hosts's statistical dominance on Day 1

India vs Bangladesh, Hyderabad Test: Virat Kohli leads hosts's statistical dominance on Day 1

Kohli's average as captain is the best among the Indian players - his aggregate being 2222 (ave.67.33) in 23 matches.

Ind vs Ban 2017: Captain Virat Kohli hits 16th Test ton, hosts in total control at 356/3 on Day 1

Ind vs Ban 2017: Captain Virat Kohli hits 16th Test ton, hosts in total control at 356/3 on Day 1

To sum up India's batting, Pujara was the epitome of patience, Vijay's shots had contempt and skipper Kohli capped it with a display of utter disdain by hitting yet another century.

WATCH: Murali Vijay survives run-out after mix-up with Cheteshwar Pujara, leaving Bangladesh embarrassed

WATCH: Murali Vijay survives run-out after mix-up with Cheteshwar Pujara, leaving Bangladesh embarrassed

The incident took place in 19th over of the match, well before Vijay and Pujara had completed their respective half-centuries.

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Virat Kohli & Co ready for David vs Goliath one-off Test

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Virat Kohli & Co ready for David vs Goliath one-off Test

On paper, it is the 'Battle of Unequals' with the world number one taking on the ninth ranked side, but in this game of glorious uncertainties, rankings often go for a toss.

Murali Vijay, KL Rahul India's prime openers with Abhinav Mukund as back-up: Anil Kumble

Murali Vijay, KL Rahul India's prime openers with Abhinav Mukund as back-up: Anil Kumble

Kumble said the opening slot was not a grave concern and call to Tamil Nadu batsman Abhinav Mukund was a back-up plan.

India hurt with opening crisis, Murali Vijay expresses desire to win slot in all three formats

India hurt with opening crisis, Murali Vijay expresses desire to win slot in all three formats

Murali Vijay, who recently impressed for Tamil Nadu while playing in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament, hailed Kohli's brilliance but expressed desire to represent India in all three formats.

India vs England, 5th Test, Day 4 — As it happened...

India vs England, 5th Test, Day 4 — As it happened...

Lokesh Rahul might have missed out on his double ton, but Karun Nair is just five runs away from hitting his maiden double ton in Test cricket.

Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu: Imminent Ravichandran Ashwin-KL Rahul face-off awaits in Ranji Trophy

Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu: Imminent Ravichandran Ashwin-KL Rahul face-off awaits in Ranji Trophy

All four players are playing in the fifth and final Test between India and England in Chennai.

Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin achieve personal bests in latest ICC Test rankings

Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin achieve personal bests in latest ICC Test rankings

Ashwin has now reached 904 points to run up a 37-point lead over second-placed Rangana Herath of Sri Lanka.

Murali Vijay isn't just a fine batsman, but also a brilliant fielder – Watch Video

Murali Vijay isn't just a fine batsman, but also a brilliant fielder – Watch Video

Vijay secured 136-runs and formed a formidable 216-run partnership skipper Virat Kohli.

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 4: As it happened...

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 4: As it happened...

England needed to win the match to keep the five-match series alive. But now, only a miracle can only save a sure defeat.

Murali Vijay brands Mumbai ton as special, dedicates knock to friend's late father

Murali Vijay brands Mumbai ton as special, dedicates knock to friend's late father

Murali Viay shared a 116-run stand for the third wicket with skipper Virat Kohli.

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli master-class helps hosts take crucial 51-run 1st innings lead

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: Virat Kohli master-class helps hosts take crucial 51-run 1st innings lead

Virat Kohli also became the first Indian batsman to score 1000 Test runs in a calendar year, since Rahul Dravid did it in 2011.

Murali Vijay becomes first Indian opener to hit Test hundred at Wankhede in 14 years — VIDEO

Murali Vijay becomes first Indian opener to hit Test hundred at Wankhede in 14 years — VIDEO

The last opener to score a hundred at the venue was Virender Sehwag, against West Indies in 2002.

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: As it happened...

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Virat Kohli brilliance helped India take crucial 51-run lead at the end of third day's play.

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 2: After spinners' show, Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara drop anchor in Mumbai

India vs England, 4th Test, Day 2: After spinners' show, Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara drop anchor in Mumbai

India were 146/1 with Vijay and Pujara unbeaten on 70 and 47 respectively.

Mumbai Test: Virat Kohli confirms KL Rahul, Murali Vijay as openers

Mumbai Test: Virat Kohli confirms KL Rahul, Murali Vijay as openers

In the absence of any specialist opener, Parthiv Patel faced the new ball with Vijay, and the wicketkeeper-batsman impressed everyone with his gritty performances.