India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test: Ashwin and Iyer take India Home after Batting Collapse. India Win Series 2-0. Updated WTC Table.

Here is a quick review of the India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test Game.

India VS Bangladesh
IMG SRC: Hindustan Times

The India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test has come to a close. The match ended with India ending on the winner’s side. R Ashwin was regarded as the “Player of the Match” and Cheteshwar Pujara was regarded as the “Player of the Tournament”. It was an amazing game of cricket. The Bangladesh team also tried to make an effective comeback but the Indian batters ensured that India get home. R Ashwin and Shreyas Iyer impressed with the bat in the second innings. Here is an in-depth look: 

Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bat. 

1st Innings of India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test: 

Bangladesh Scores: 227/10.

The first innings saw the Bangladesh team getting wrapped up for 227 runs. Their top batter was comeback man Mominul Haque. The senior batter played an essential hand of 84 runs. Umesh Yadav and R Ashwin were the top bowlers for India in this inning. They picked 4 wickets each. Jaydev Unadkat got the rest two.  

2nd Innings of India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test: 

India VS Bangladesh
Rishabh Pant’s counter attack helped the Indian team. IMG SRC: ICT

India Scores: 314/10. India led by 87 runs.

The 2nd inning saw a decent batting display from the Indian batters. The top order collapsed so the middle and the lower-middle order had to take care of the proceedings. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant started a counterattack. It worked in favor of India. India ended with 314 runs on board for the loss of 10 wickets. India had a lead of 87 runs. For the men in green, it was Shakib and Taijul who were exceptional with the ball. 

3rd Innings of  2nd Test: 

Bangladesh Scores: 231/10. Bangladesh Leads by 144 runs.

The 3rd Inning of the game was the Bangladeshi batting innings. They scampered through to get 231 runs on board. India got the target of 144 runs. The best batters for them were Litton Das and Zakir Hussain. Zakir has been mighty impressive ever since his debut in the last game. Zakir scored 51 and Litton got 73. The lower order also chipped in for a few runs. Taskin got 31 and Nurul Hasan, the wicket-keeper got 31. It was a team effort to get 231 runs. The Indian Bowlers distributed the wickets amongst themselves.

India VS Bangladesh
Unadkat got a game in red-ball cricket 10 years after his debut! IMG SRC: ICT

4th Innings of 2nd Test: 

India Scores: 145/7. India win the test.

The Indian batting started on a sour note. They lost wickets in quick succession at the top. Axar Patel and Jaydev Unadkat were sent to be night watchmen and neutralize things. Axar was also promoted because the team wanted to try a “lefty-righty” combination. They took India to 45-4 overnight. The Indian team lost 3 more wickets the next morning. The situation looked grim. But Shreyas Iyer and R Ashwin held their nerves. They took India home.  

Updated WTC table after India VS Bangladesh 2nd Test: 

Position Team Name Games Played Matches Won Matches Lost Matches Drawn Total Points  Points Achieved Percentage Points 
 Australia 13 156 120 76.92 
 India 14 168 99 58.93 
 South Africa 11 132 72 54.55 
 Sri Lanka 10 120 64 53.33 
 England 22 10 264 124 46.97 
 West Indies 11 132 54 40.91 
 Pakistan 12 144 56 38.89 
 New Zealand 108 28 25.93 
 Bangladesh (Eliminated) 12 10 132 16 11.11 

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