India vs Bangladesh, Pink Ball Test Day 3: As it happened
The win also saw India become the first team ever to complete four successive innings wins in Test cricket
Umesh Yadav bagged a five-wicket haul while Ishant Sharma well-supported him with four wickets as India bundled out Bangladesh for 195 in their second innings to secure a massive win by an innings 46 runs on the third day of their first-ever Day-Night Pink Ball Test at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.
Here are the highlights:
# Notably, it is India's seventh straight Test win--which is their best-ever winning streak. The win also saw India become the first team ever to complete four successive innings wins in Test cricket.
# India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs!
# WICKET! Umesh Yadav strikes again. Al-Amin Hossain (21) was taken behind the stumps by Wriddhiman Saha on the first delivery of the 42nd over. Bangaldesh 195 (41.1 overs)
# Abu Jayed is the new batsman in!
# WICKET! Umesh Yadav finally gave a sigh of relief to India by removing Mushfiqur Rahim for 74. The Bangladesh batsman was caught at cover by Ravindra Jadeja on the third delivery of the 40th over. Bangladesh 189/8 (40 overs)
# Mushfiqur (66) continues to stand strong at the crease while Al-Amin Hossain is currenty batting at 12. Bangladesh are still trailing India by 66 runs. India, meanwhile, are desperately looking to remove Mushfiqur. Bangladesh 175/7 (38 overs)
# Al-Amin Hossain is the new batsman in!
# WICKET!! Third wicket of the innings for Umesh Yadav. Ebadat Hossain (0) was caught by Virat Kohli at third slip on the first delivery of the 35th over. Bangladesh 152/7 (34.1 overs)
# Mushfiqur Rahim and Ebadat Hossain have walked down the crease to resume Bangladesh's innings. Umesh Yadav to open the attack for India today.
# The third day's play of the Pink Ball Test will begin shortly.
On Saturday, Mushfiqur Rahim smashed an unbeaten knock of 59 runs to help Bangladesh keep India's series sweep celebrations on ice and end the second day of the second Test on 152/6 at Eden Gardens.
Ishant Sharma once again proved to be the most economical bowler for India as he grabbed four wickets while conceding just 39 runs to help India reduce Bangladesh to 133 for six at one stage before Mushfiqur staged a late fight back for Bangladesh.
At stumps, India were still maintaining an 89-run lead over Bangladesh.
Resuming at an overnight score of 174/3 on Saturday, Kohli (136) not only smashed his 27th Test century but also stitched a crucial 99-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane (51) for the fourth wicket before India declared their first innings at 347 for nine in reply to Bangladesh's lowly score of 106.
Besides Rahane, Kohli also stitched a crucial 94-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara (55) to help India take a 241-run lead in the first innings.
For Bangladesh, Al-Amin Hossain and Ebadat Hossain bagged three wickets each, while Abu Jayed and Taijul Islam finished with two and a wicket, respectively.
On Friday, top-ranked India became the ninth country to play under lights in the longest format of the game since Australia and New Zealand played the first-ever pink ball match in 2015.