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Bangladesh bat first in historic day-night Test against India

22 Nov 2019, 13:40

NTV Online

Bangladesh won the toss in their first pink-ball Test against India at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and opted to bat first.

The Tigers overlooked Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan Miraz to pave the way for Nayeem Hasan and Al-Amin Hossain, the UNB reported.

Bangladesh went with a three-man pace attack in this game.

 After the toss, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came to the field and shook hands with the players.

Before leading up to this game, Bangladesh suffered a big defeat in the first game in Indore by an innings and 130 runs.

Prior to that, the Tigers faced India in a three-match T20 series what they have lost 2-1.

However, in the first match of the T20 series, Tigers were tremendous and they registered their first-ever T20 win over India riding on the unbeaten fifty of Mushfiqur Rahim.

Bangladesh (Playing XI): Shadman Islam, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque(c), Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Liton Das(w), NayeemHasan, Abu Jayed, Al-Amin Hossain, Ebadat Hossain

India (Playing XI): Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, ViratKohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, WriddhimanSaha(w), Umesh Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma