Resuming their overnight score of 41/1, Bangladesh on Friday, kept India at bay and ended the Day 3 of the lone Test match on 322/6. The visitors are still trailing by 365 runs.

Pacers Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma put India in a strong position as Bangladesh posted 125/4 in their first innings at lunch on the third day of the one-off Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Saturday.

Shakib Al Hasan (29 batting) and Mushfiqur Rahim (6 batting) were in the middle for Bangladesh when the teams went in for lunch.

Yadav was the most successful among the Indian bowlers with figures of 2-32 while Sharma returned 1-38.

Yadav, who was in excellent form, trapped Mominul Haque leg before with an excellent delivery and Ishant sent back Mahmudullah shortly after the drinks break to reduce Bangladesh to 109/4.

Brief scores:

Bangladesh (First Innings): 125/4 (Shakib Al Hasan 29 batting, Mahmudullah 28; Umesh Yadav 2-32) vs India (First Innings): 687/6 declared

First Published | 11 February 2017 2:39 PM
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