Pink Ball Test: India Vs Bangladesh, Day 2 Report

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Mushfiqur Rahim's unbeaten fifty helped Bangladesh push the game into the third day as the visitors are trailing by 89 runs still on the second day of the Day-Night Pink Ball Test at Eden Gardens on Saturday.

Bangladesh were 152/6 at stumps. Ishant Sharma, who bagged a five-for in the first innings, returned with figures of 4/39 in the second.

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Earlier, India declared their first innings after posting 347 runs for 9 in the second session. The skipper Virat Kohli scored his 27th Test century, and in doing so went past Ricky Ponting's tally of 19 Test hundreds as captain leaving him trailing only Graeme Smith who leads the count with 25.

Kohli was well supported by his deputy Rahane, who scored his fourth consecutive 50-plus score as he added 99 runs with his captain.

Brief Scores

Bangladesh (1st Innings) - 106/10 in 30.3 overs (Shadman 29, Liton 24, Nayeem 19; Ishant 5/22, Umesh 3/29, Shami 2/36) 

India (1st Innings) - 347/9 (d) in 89.4 overs (Kohli 136, Pujara 55, Rahane 51; Al-Amin 3/85, Ebadat 3/91, Abu Jayed 2/77)

Bangladesh (2nd Innings) - 152/6 in 32.3 overs (2nd innings) (Mushfiqur 59*, Mahmudullah 39 – Retired Hurt, Miraz 15; Ishant 4/39, Umesh 2/40)