Hyderabad Test: India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs

  • Hyderabad Test: India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs
13-02-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

India defeated Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test at Hyderabad today. Chasing a target of 459, the visitors were bundled out for 250, just before tea, on the final day of the match this afternoon.
 
Spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja continued their magic with ball as they bagged 4 wickets apiece in the second innings. Pacer Ishant Sharma took two.Earlier, Bangladesh had resumed their second innings at the overnight score of 103 for 3.
 
Yesterday, India had declared their second innings at 159 for 4, after bundling out Bangladesh for 388. In the first innings, the hosts had posted a mammoth 687 for 6 declared after opting to bat. The win is India's sixth successive series victory.
 
In the Test, skipper Virat Kohli became the first Test batsman to hit double hundreds in four consecutive series, and also scored the most Test runs in a home season, 1,206.  Ashwin became the fastest bowler ever to take 250 Test wickets. Kohli was adjudged man of the match.

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