India win Pink Ball Test to sweep series


India on Sunday defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs on the third day of their first-ever Day-Night Test in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens to clinch the two-match series 2-0.

With this victory, India won seven Tests in a row for the first time. This is also the third straight time India completed a series whitewash after defeating West Indies 2-0 and South Africa 3-0. India also become the first team to register four consecutive Test wins by an innings margin.

Meanwhile, Ishant Sharma won the Man of the Match award.

Brief Score:

  • Bangladesh (1st In: 106, Shadman 29, Liton 24; Ishant 5-22)
  • India (1st In: 347/9d, Kohli 136, Pujara 55; Al-Amin 3-85)
  • Bangladesh (2nd In: 195/9, Mushfiqur 74, Mahmadullah 39; Umesh 5-53)
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