India are on top after Day 3 of the one-off Test match versus Bangladesh in Hyderabad. Resuming the third day’s play on Saturday at 41 for 1, Bangladesh finished Day 3 at 322 for 6, still trailing India by 365 runs. Also Read - IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Likely to Target Umesh Yadav, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tom Curran in Upcoming Mini Auction in February
For Bangladesh, the contributions came from Shakib Al Hasan who made 82 and Mushfiqur Rahim who scored 81 not out. As far as India’s bowling was concerned, the pick of the lot was Umesh Yadav who took 2 for 72 in 18 overs. Among the other bowlers, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bagged a wicket each. Also Read - PM Narendra Modi Congratulates US President Joe Biden, Says Looking Forward To Work Together
Earlier, India were breathtaking in their effort with the bat on the first two days as they piled up 687 for 6 declared. For India, the star of the match has been Virat Kohli who stroked 204. There was also a special innings from Murali Vijay who made 108. Wriddhiman Saha was not far behind as he made 106 not out. Also check-India vs Bangladesh, Live Score, One-off Test Match, India vs Bangladesh, 2017 Also Read - 10,064 Cases, 137 Deaths: India Records Lowest COVID-19 Infections Since June | Key Points
Bangladesh bowlers have toiled really hard as Taijul Islam finished with 3 for 156 and Mehedi Hasan had figures of 2 for 165. It has to be said that on an unhelpful pitch, their bowlers just did not have the bite that is required.
Now with only two days of play remaining, India are bound to enforce the follow on unless Bangladesh bat out their skin. But it is easier said than done considering that the pitch is only getting more favourable for the bowlers as the match is proceeding.