India vs Bangladesh, Day 5, Cricket Scores
By MEHER ONISA : 13-Feb-2017
HYDERABAD: The day 5 of the one-off Test between India and Bangladesh at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad had brought Kohli and Ishant into the scene. Bangladesh had to chase a solid target of 459 runs and accumulate 356 rigorous runs in order to emerge as the winner on the final day.
In the Bangladesh 2nd innings, Mahmudullah had attempted to make a rich sweep over the backward square leg that had resulted lead them to a boundary bash. He continued to play seamlessly with his soft sports hand.
Ironically, Rahul had slipped a catch off his hands that had made the ball rush to the third man fence. Bangladesh now needed 341 runs to win.
After scoring 22 runs, Shakib was sent out of the pitch by Jadeja and Mushfiqur Rahim walked in as next.
Kohli had been consistently examining Bangladesh’s flexibility with a mix of spin and pace bowling.
For the Bangladesh team to harbor a victory they needed to strengthen their first session in the first place. Ravindra Jadeja was sent onto the pitch to kick start his bowling broil for the 1st over.
Sanjay Manjrekar, the former India cricketer had reported about the conditions of the pitch that was still free from the worst visible fissures and cracks. The prosperous pitch turned advantageous for the Indian spinners to showcase their cricketing spirit against Bangladesh. The tourist players were miles away from their distinctive win. In their first and foremost innings, Bangladesh team had bowled out for 388 that had destined Indian team to declare 159/4 in their second innings.
Over the stumps, Shakib Al Hasan had been batting optimistically with his 21 run contributions. Mahmudullah was struggling with his batting challenge over the crease to reach his team to the critical run target.