India vs Bangladesh Cricket Test Series, 2010
Second Test, India vs Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka
January 24-28, 2010
Dhaka Test, 4th day: India complete series sweep as Zaheer routs Bangladesh (BAN-IND: 0-2|2)
January 27, 2010Indian left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan claimed three wickets in four balls in a dramatic spell at Dhaka as the home side collapsed from their overnight score of 228/3 to 312 all out in the first over after lunch. Khan added four more wickets to his three overnight to end with a career-best seven for 87 in the second innings and 10 wickets in the match.
India knocked off the two runs required to raise a comprehensive 10-wicket victory with a full day and close to two sessions to spare.Zaheer Khan won both the man of the match and the man of the series awards. With this win, the Indians made a clean-sweep of the series, winning it 2-0 after also winning both their ODIs against Bangladesh in the tri-series earlier.
2nd Test, Dhaka, 4th day: India 544/8 decl (Tendulkar 143, Dravid 111 retd hurt, Dhoni 89) and 2/0 beat Bangladesh 233 (Mahmudullah 96*, Ishant 4-66, Zaheer 3-62) and 312 (Tamim 151, Zaheer 7 for 87) by ten wickets
Dhaka Test, 3rd day: India gain huge lead after Dhoni's 89
January 26, 2010Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (89) struck a half century as India declared their first innings at 544 for eight at lunch on the third day. Dhoni got good support from Ishant Sharma (13) and the duo added 51 runs for the seventh wicket. After Ishant's dismissal, Dhoni and Pragyan Ojha (1) scored 26 runs. Yuvraj Singh didn't bat due to a ligament tear in his left wrist, and has been ruled out for the rest of the ongoing second Test.India's lead of 311 was reduced to 84 as Tamim hit a brisk 151 and was involved in a 200-run stand with Junaid Siddique (55). The stand between Iqbal and Siddique is the highest ever for Bangladesh for any wicket. At stumps, Bangladesh were 228 for three.Rahul Dravid, who was admitted to a Dhaka hospital with a suspected fractured jaw after being struck by a deadly bouncer on the second day was released on Tuesday. He is returning to India.
2nd Test, Dhaka, 3rd day: Bangladesh 233 and 228/3 (Tamim 151, Junaid 55) trail India 544/8 decl ( Tendulkar 143, Dravid 111, Dhoni 89, Gambhir 68) by 83 runs
Dhaka Test, 2nd day: Gambhir miss record; Dravid in hospital
January 25, 2010Sachin Tendulkar (143) cracked his 45th Test century and Rahul Dravid (111*) his 29th hundred as India posted a massive 459/5 in their first innings at stumps on the second day in reply to Bangladesh's modest total of 233. Gautam Gambhir (68) missed out on equalling Sir Don Bradman's record of six 100s in consecutive Test matches, but equalled the record for most consecutive half-centuries in Tests - 11, with Viv Richards. He and Virender Sehwag (56) put on 103 for the opening wicket before Tendulkar and Dravid consolidated their team's position with a 222-run stand for the third wicket. In doing so, they registered the world record for most century partnerships by any pair in Test Cricket. They now have seventeen 100-plus partnerships, one more than the Australian pair of Mathew Hayden and Ricky Ponting and West Indians Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes.Dravid, who was struck on the helmet while avoiding a bouncer from paceman Shahadat Hossain, was taken to a nearby hospital and has been kept under observation. His 188-ball knock of 111 included 12 fours.
2nd Test, Dhaka, 2nd day: India 459/5 (Tendulkar 143, Dravid 111 retd hurt, Gambhir 68) lead Bangladesh 233 by 226 runs
Dhaka Test, 1st day: Mahmudullah miss ton, India on top
January 24, 2010After bowling out Bangladesh for 233, India ended Day one of the 2nd Test at 69/0. Mahmudullah, the number eight batsman, with the tail for company, hit an unbeaten 96 to lift the Bangladesh total beyond the 200-run mark after the Indian pace duo of Zaheer Khan (3-62) and Ishant Sharma (4-66) picked up seven wickets to crush the top order. They were 51/5 at one stage.
Mahmudullah added 78 with the last two batsmen, with Shafiul Islam defying India for 39 balls and Rubel Hossain keeping out 25.
In reply, India knocked off 69 runs from just 13 overs, with Virender Sehwag cruising to 41 not out (40 balls, 6 fours). Gautam Gambhir is on 26 (38 balls, 4 fours). It was their fifth consecutive 50 partnership for India.
The wicket is expected to turn as the match progresses.
2nd Test, Dhaka, 1st day: India 69/0 trail Bangladesh 233 (Mahmudullah 96*, Ishant 4-66) by 164 runs
Dhaka Test: India aim for whitewash
January 23, 2010MS Dhoni is back in the team in place of Karthik after recovering from his back strain while Pragyan Ojha and Murali Vijay replace Amit Mishra and Laxman respectively for the second Test in Mirpur. Harbhajan Singh will also be in the middle of action after recovering from his stiff neck.Indian left-handed opener Gautam Gambhir is on the verge of equalling Sir Don Bradman's more than 70-year-old record of six centuries in six matches.
Gautam Gambhir's last five consecutive 100s
|I Inngs||II Inngs||vs / venue||date||Result|
|16||137||India vs New Zealand at Napier||Mar 2009||Drawn|
|23||167||India vs New Zealand at Wellington||Apr 2009||Drawn|
|1||114||India vs Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad||Nov 2009||Drawn|
|167||-||India vs Sri Lanka at Kanpur||Nov 2009||India won by innings & 44 runs|
|23||116||India vs Bangladesh at Chittagong||Jan 2010||India won 113 runs|
Bangladesh team: Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Siddique, Mohammad Ashraful, Shakib Al Hasan (Captain), Raqibul Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Shafiul Islam, Shahadat Hossain, Rubel Hossain.
India team: V Sehwag, G Gambhir, R Dravid, SR Tendulkar, M Vijay, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (Captain/wkt), Harbhajan Singh, I Sharma, Z Khan, PP Ojha.
India vs Bangladesh Test Series 2010
India vs Bangladesh 2-Test SeriesIndia will play two tests against Bangladesh after the completion of the tri-nation one-day international series featuring Sri Lanka in January, 2010.
Two-Test Series Schedule:
Jan 17-21 2010: 1st Test, Bangladesh vs India at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong - Match starts at 03:30 GMT/09:00 IST
Jan 24-28 2010: 2nd Test, Bangladesh vs India at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka - Match starts at 03:30 GMT/09:00 IST