Watch India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Highlights Video – The highly anticipated match between India and Bangladesh ended in the favour of Indians. India won by a huge margin of 208 runs. Bangladesh showed some resistance to Indian spinners and pacers but the 1st innings total of 687 put by Indian side was way too much for the Bangladeshi side. India vs Bangladesh 2017 match was termed as the historic match because Bangladesh was touring for the first time to play a Test match on the Indian side. With this win, India now continues their good season and would be ready to host the mighty Australians.
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Highlights
The Bangladesh side came into the series with a losing streak on New Zealand tour. But the fight the young guys put on was mind blowing. While India on other hand defeated England 3-0 in Test series. Indians were highly picked as favourites but knocking Bangladesh out of the equation could have proved to be the biggest mistake.
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Day 1 Highlights
Winning the toss, India opted to bat first on the track which was expected to suit the batsman. The good opening partnership was all India needed to get an early advantage in the match. but in 1st over of the match itself, KL Rahul was dismissed by Taskin Ahmed putting India in the spot of bother at 2-1. But the early storm was waved off by excellent batting display by Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay. The duo put on 178 runs partnership for 2nd wicket. Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed for well made 83. Murali Vijay and Virat Kohli continued the tempo and both batsmen completed their centuries on Day 1 of India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test.
At Stumps Day 1: India 356/3 Murali Vijay 108; Cheteshwar Pujara 83; Virat Kohli 111 not out; Ajinkya Rahane 45 not out.
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Day 2 Highlights
Resuming the innings from 356/3, Kohli and Rahane scored some quick runs in the first session of Day 2. Kohli reached another milestone with smashing records set by Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid. Kohli registered his 4th double-century of the season. India continued to score quick fast runs. Wriddhiman Saha who survived earlier in the innings registered a century to guide India to 687/7 declared leaving Bangladesh in trouble. The primary aim for Bangladeshi was to survive the Day 2 with all wickets intact. Both openers fared well for the most part of the last session till Sarkar threw his wicket away giving India major edge in the Test match. Bangladesh finished the Day 2 with 41/1 trailing India by 600+ runs.
At Stumps Day 2: India 687/7 dec. Bangladesh 41/1
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Day 3 Highlights
At the start of Day 3, both teams knew what they had to do. For India, picking up 9 wickets was important while for Bangladeshi batting out Day 3 was compulsory to have any hope to draw the match. Bangladesh eventually batted out Day 3 with Rahim on 81 not out and Mehedi Hasan with unbeaten 51. Bangladesh closed out Day 3 with the scoreboard reading 322/6 trailing 365 runs behind India.
At Stumps Day 3: Bangladesh 322/6 Trailing India by 365 runs
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Day 4 Highlights
Day 4, Sunday, was actually the decider day. If Bangladesh adds more 200 runs, the match was heading for a draw but if India picked quick wickets on Day 4, it was India’s game. And all things went right for India on Day 4. Rahim was alone batsman who guided Bangladesh hopes. Rest batsmen were unable to score. Bangladesh was bundled for 388 on Day 4. All eyes were on Virat Kohli who had to decide whether to enforce follow on or not. India refused to enforce follow on and came out to bat. Losing 4 wickets for 159, Indians scored at the 5.6 runs per over to give Bangladesh a tough score of 459. On Day 4, Bangladesh found themselves struggling at 103/3 with India needing 7 wickets to win the test match.
At Day 4: Bangladesh 103/3; Need more 356 runs to win. India need 7 wickets to capture the series.
India vs Bangladesh 2017 Test Match Day 5 Highlights
It was a perfect sunny day on Day 5 India vs Bangladesh Test. Needing 7 wickets to win the test, the day started with fall of an important wicket. Shakib was removed by Jadeja early on Day 5 putting visitors under the shadow of defeat. Even the rest of the batsman could not resist Indian bowling and were bundled for 250 runs in 100 overs. India won the match by 208 runs. Virat Kohli was named Man of the Match for his magnificent 204.