new Delhi. On the basis of sensible batting between Shreyas Iyer and R Ashwin, India snatched victory from the jaws of Bangladesh (IND vs BAN). In the second and last Test match of the series played in Mirpur, Team India defeated the hosts by 3 wickets. With this, the Indian team has won the 2-match Test series 2-0. Earlier, India had defeated India by 188 runs in the first Test match of the series played in Chittagong.
India had a target of 145 runs at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. Team India achieved the target on the fourth day at the loss of 7 wickets. Shreyas scored an unbeaten 29 while R Ashwin scored an unbeaten 42.
Unbreakable partnership of 71 runs between Shreyas and Ashwin
Team India had lost their 7 wickets at 74 runs at one time. After this, Shreyas Iyer and R Ashwin made a great partnership and gave India a memorable victory. Both shared an unbeaten 71-run partnership, which is the second highest partnership for the eighth wicket for India in the fourth innings. Earlier, the pair of Lala Amar Singh and La Singh shared a 74-run partnership against England in the year 1932.
India had a lead of 87 runs in the first innings
Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh scored 227 runs in the first innings. Former captain Mominul Haque scored the highest innings of 84 runs. In response, India scored 314 in its first innings thanks to wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant’s 93 runs. India had a lead of 87 runs in the first innings. In the second innings, the hosts scored 231 runs on the basis of Liton Das’s 73 and opener Zakir Hasan’s 51 runs. India had a target of 145 runs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 25, 2022, 11:01 IST