India take 1-0 series lead over Bangladesh with comprehensive win India won the first match in Chittagong by 188 runs as the hosts

Last updated by Reuters: Dec. 18, 2022, 10:27 a.m. IST India took a 1-0 lead in their two-match series against Bangladesh after winning the first match in Chittagong by 188 runs. The hosts were bowled out for 324 on Sunday’s final day of play.

After that, Kuldeep bowled out Ebadot Hossain for a duck, and Axar Patel bowled out Taijul Islam for the same score. Both players finished the second innings with figures of 4-77.
Australia was bowled out for 218 just before lunch on the second day of the first test. The hosts then made early gains in South Africa’s second innings to regain the momentum in a rollicking start to the three-test series.

After Australia lost 15 wickets on the first day, South Africa’s pace attack swept through the lower order in an hour and a half.

On Sunday, the hosts resumed play at 147-1 with the goal of building a larger lead than the 66 runs they had at the end of the first innings. Despite some poor bowling, Kagiso Rabada took three wickets Sunday to finish with 4-76, and Marco Jansen (3-32) took the crucial wickets of Cameron Green and Travis Head within three balls to put an end to the hosts’ potentially dangerous counterattack.

First, Jansen had Green (18) edging through a sharp chance to Maharaj at third slip. Maharaj could only parry the ball, allowing Erwee to complete the catch by circling from first slip.ead fell in the nineties for the second time in three tests this summer when he was caught behind down the leg side after the tiniest touch of his glove, and two balls later, Jansen got the big wicket. Head had fallen in the nineties for the first time in three tests this summer.

Head appeared to be the only batsman who seemed at ease with the challenging Gabba pitch conditions, scoring 92 runs from 96 deliveries with 13 boundaries and Lungi Ngidi (1-35) struck a sharp caught-and-bowled chance to dismiss Starc for 14, and Rabada bowled out Cummins and Nathan Lyon for ducks to end Australia’s innings.

The hosts would have been disappointed if they had been able to take a bigger lead, but Cummins made sure .

That the last 20 minutes of the session were productive by snagging Elgar at the leg side in the second over.Australia multiplied down on its forward leap with Starc (1-1) stepping through his 300th exam wicket in brand name style by bowling van der Dussen fora duck through the entryway with an inswinging conveyance.

Advertisement Head and Steve Smith shared a partnership of 117 runs on Saturday to help Australia reach 145-5 at stumps and support Pat Cummins’ decision to bowl first after winning the toss.

Overhead and ground conditions were ideal for early bowling, and both attacks took advantage of the green, grassy Gabba pitch. 15 runs fell on the day as Australia bowled out South Africa for 152 and then struggled early in its response.

David Warner was out for a golden duck when Rabada struck on the first pitch of the home team’s innings.

After that, Jansen struck with his first ball of the match, dismissing Marnus Labuschagne (11), and the following over, Anrich Nortje (2-52) bowled Usman Khawaja (11) into third slip.In the two overs before stumps, the hosts lost two wickets: Smith, who was bowled by Nortje, and Rabada, who had night-watchman Scott Boland caught behind on the day’s final delivery.

Follow Us