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Pujara, Iyer take India to 278/6 in opposition to Bangladesh

India’s captain Ok.L. Rahul performs a shot throughout the first day of the primary cricket Take a look at match between Bangladesh and India on the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on December 14, 2022.
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Cheteshwar Pujara and Shreyas Iyer got here up with preventing half-centuries as India reached 278 for six at stumps on the opening day of the primary Take a look at in opposition to Bangladesh, right here on Wednesday.

Pujara (90) missed out on a century however Iyer remained on track for his hundred as he was unbeaten on 82.

Rishabh Pant’s counterattacking 45-ball 46 helped India stabilise the innings following early blows.

Axar Patel (13) was dismissed on the ultimate ball of the day.

For Bangladesh, Taijul Islam (3/84) made essentially the most influence with three wickets for 81 runs, whereas Khaled Ahmed (1/26) and Mehidy Hasan Miraz (2/71) have been additionally amongst wickets.

India misplaced stand-in skipper KL Rahul (22), Shubman Gill (20) and Virat Kohli (1) within the morning session after opting to bat.

India must win each the matches of the collection to remain alive within the race for the World Take a look at Championship closing.

Temporary Scores:

India: 278 for six in 90 overs (Cheteshwar Pujara 90, Shreyas Iyer 82 not out; Taijul Islam 3/84). 


India: Ok.L. Rahul (C), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammed Siraj.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan (C), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Zakir Hasan, Yasir Ali, Mushfiqur Rahim, Litton Das, Nurul Hasan (wk), Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Khaled Ahmed, and Ebadot Hossain.

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