Rain haunted one-off test that interrupted the first day, and completely whitewashed the second saw India call it a day as the visitors finished the first innings at 462/6. fantastic 323 run partnership between openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay who scored 173 and 150 runs, respectively, saw India take an amazing lead in the rain hit test match.
Ajinkya Rahane lived up to his expectations with a score of 98 runs. However, the hosts let Shakib-al-Hasan get the better off him when he bowled Rahane out while the latter was en route to his fourth Test century.
The hosts put up an equal good show with the talented Shakib-al-Hasan taking 4/105 and 19-year-old Jubair Hossain Likhon 2/105.
Wriddhiman Saha and Virat Kohli fell at 6 and 14 runs, respectively to the teenager.
Dark cloud has clambered upon Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah as the players have taken an early lunch. Bangladesh will resume from 111/3 with all rounder Shakib-al-Hasan yet to open his score board, and Imrul Kayes at 59.
The hosts are trailing by 351 runs, and the run rate of 3.69 runs per over doesn’t seem good to beat India who are hungry to get this win.
Off spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin who is the current second best Test all-rounder bowled some pretty good balls.
Returning leg spinner, Harbhajan Singh has also proved his return to be worth a wait as he produced many dead balls.
Bangladesh promises to produce a challenging show, but with 30.1 overs left, their chances look slim.