IND vs BAN 1st Test: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara tons put India on high towards Bangladesh on Day 3 in Chattogram | Cricket News

IND vs BAN 1st Test: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara tons put India on high towards Bangladesh on Day 3 in Chattogram | Cricket News
IND vs BAN 1st Test: Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara tons put India on high towards Bangladesh on Day 3 in Chattogram | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Young batsman Shubman Gill and skilled batsman Cheteshwar Pujara slammed centuries as India held a agency grip on the opening Test of the two-match collection towards Bangladesh. Riding on Shubman’s maiden Test century and Pujara’s nineteenth ton, India declared their second innings at 258/2, setting a mammoth 513-run goal earlier than Bangladesh.
The hosts, who have been skittled for a paltry 150 of their first innings, have been 42/0 at stumps on Day 3, with Najmul Hossain Shanto (25*) and Zakir Hasan (17*) on the crease. Bangladesh could have a mountain to climb on Day 4 as they nonetheless want 471 runs to win the opening Test.
The feelings have been excessive for Pujara as he introduced up his century off simply 130 balls at a strike charge of 78.46. This was Pujara’s quickest century in his Test profession and first in 52 innings.
In the morning, Bangladesh have been dismissed for 150 with left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav taking a career-best 5 for 40.
The two-match collection types a part of the ICC World Test Championship. India are fourth, having received six of their 12 matches. Bangladesh are in final place with eight defeats from 10 matches.
India have to win each matches of the collection to remain alive within the race for the World Test Championship ultimate.

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