India defeat Bangladesh by 188 runs in the first test. Cheteshwar Pujara and Kuldeep Yadav steal the show

At the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, India defeated Bangladesh by 188 runs in the first test of the two-match series. Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav ended Bangladesh’s tail. India improved to third place in the ICC World Test Title standings with this triumph. Bangladesh lost four wickets in the first hour of the fifth day’s session due to India’s brilliant spin attack. Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav, a spin duo, took seven wickets to defeat the hosts.

Axar took four wickets, while Kuldeep took three, bringing his total for the match to eight.

With Mehidy Hasan Miraz (9) and Shakin Al Hasan (40) at the crease for the hosts, Bangladesh resumed their inning at 272/6. Bangladesh got off to a good start when Mehidy drove Mohammed Siraj through the covers in the first over of the day and Shakib slog-swept Axar Patel for a six at the other end.

In any case, the Indian bowlers lost the second inning to the hosts by 324 runs in 11.2 overs. He cut one to the retrogressive point after Mehidy neglected to raise Siraj. Before Kuldeep Yadav sent Shakib out for 84, he broke a lot of rules by attacking the Indian spinners.

India improved their chances of reaching the World Test Championship final by bowling out Ebadot Hossain in his next over, and Axar bowled Taijul Islam to give India a 1-0 series lead.

The hosts were struggling at 272/6 at the end of the fourth day of play, needing 241 more runs to win with only four wickets remaining when India struck once more.

Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan (40 points) and Mehidy Hasan Miraz (9 points) were unbeaten at the play’s conclusion.

Kuldeep Yadav won the award for the match’s best player because he took eight wickets and scored 40 runs in the first inning.

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