IND vs BAN: Cheteshwar Pujara-Iyer handled Team India, Bangladesh bowlers also showed attitude


Pujara scored 90 off 203 balls, also hitting 11 fours.
Shreyas Iyer again hit half century in his sixth test

New Delhi. Cheteshwar Pujara not only played an important innings in the first Test. Rather got Team India out of trouble. The 4-match series (IND vs BAN) against Bangladesh started on Wednesday. In the first Test, captain KL Rahul won the toss and decided to bat. But 3 big wickets of the team had fallen for 48 runs only. After this Pujara teamed up with Shreyas Iyer to get the team out of trouble. Pujara got out after scoring 90 runs. Although he could not complete the century. At the end of the game on the first day, the team has scored 278 runs for 6 wickets. On the last ball of the day, Akshar Patel fell victim to Mehdi Hasan after scoring 13 runs.

Since January 2019, Pujara has not been able to score a century yet. That is, he has been waiting for a century for almost 4 years. Iyer is still standing after scoring a half-century. Rohit Sharma is out of the first test due to injury. In such a situation, Pujara has also been made the vice-captain of the team. Earlier, the hosts Bangladesh had captured the ODI series 2-1.

Opener batsmen Shubman Gill and KL Rahul gave the team a solid start. There was no setback for the team in the first 13 overs. In the 14th over, left-arm spinner Tajul Islam gave the first blow. Gill was caught out after scoring 20 runs off 40 balls. After this, Rahul kept walking after scoring 22 runs. He was bowled by Khalid Ahmed. The team’s 2 wickets had fallen for 44 runs only.

Kohli could only score one run
Virat Kohli scored a century in the third ODI. In such a situation, he was expected to perform well here. But after scoring one run in 5 balls, he was LBW on the ball of Tajul. Rishabh Pant, who landed after falling 48 runs for 3 wickets, played a quick inning, but he could not complete the half-century. Pant scored 46 runs off 45 balls. Hit 6 fours and 2 sixes. He was bowled by off-spinner Mehdi Hasan. After this, Pujara and Iyer shared a 149-run partnership for the 5th wicket to take the score past 250 runs. Pujara became Tajul’s third victim by scoring 90 runs off 203 balls. He hit 11 fours. Iyer is playing on 82 off 169 balls. Has hit 10 fours.

Tendulkar’s century came off Arjun’s bat, Mumbai left Goa, and luck turned

Prior to this, Pujara could not score a single century in 28 Tests. Has scored 13 half-centuries and 91 runs was his highest score. There is still one innings left in the match. In such a situation, Pujara definitely has a chance to score a century in the second innings.

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