Bangladesh 111-3 in reply to India’s 462-6 declared in first Test


FATULLAH, Bangladesh (AP) – India offspinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh claimed early wickets Saturday to leave Bangladesh on 111-3 at lunch on day four in reply to India s 462-6 declared in the rain-interrupted one-off test.

Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers with 2-30 while Harbhajan, back to the international cricket after two years, had figures of 1-23 as India pushed for a result after the rain kept coming at regular intervals.
Because of the rain, lunch was taken 10 minutes before the scheduled time.

Opener Imrul Kayes was not out on 59 with Shakib Al Hasan yet to score as Bangladesh sought to avoid the follow-on andgrind out a draw.

Mominul Haque made 30 while opener Tamim Iqbal scored 19.



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