India A will take on Bangladesh A in the second unofficial four-day Test at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium from December 6-9.
Bangladesh A 252 all out, India A 11/0; Trails by 241 runs
Mukesh takes top honours: Mukesh Sharma starred with a six-wicket haul as Umesh Yadav along with Jayant Yadav shared four wickets to help India A bowl out Bangladesh A for 252. India A at stumps on Day one was 11/0, trailing by 241 runs.
Umesh ends century stand: Umesh Yadav strikes and he denies Shahadat Hossain a century as the fast bowler uproots the timber to end a valuable 80-run knock and break the 139-run stand. The India fast bowler brings in all his experience and provides a vital breakthrough much to the delight of the Indians.
Jaker hits half-century: A century-run partnership and Jaker Ali has reached his half-century with Shahadat Hossain setting his eyes on a century. This has been a tremendous recovery from the hosts after the touring party pacers did the damage to pack half the side cheaply.The partnership is worth 135 off 257 balls and India A needs to rethink its strategy and break this partnership. Umesh Yadav is back in the attack and is bowling in tandem with Saurabh Kumar.
Bangladesh A arrests slide: Shahadat Hossain hits a fine half-century and along with Jaker Ali has denied India A any further breakthroughs. The slide has been arrested by the duo as the pair has stitched an unbeaten 88-run stand for the sixth wicket with Hossain being the aggressor. India A will look to break the stand and maybe it’s time for a change in the attack to disturb the rhythm of the batsmen.
India A aims further inroads: Jaker Ali Anik and Shahdat Hossain have forged an unbeaten 40-run stand and have kept the Indian attack at bay. With five down just in the second session, the home side needs this partnership to prosper. Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mukesh Kumar and Jayant Yadav have bowled 10 overs each with Saurabh Kumar finishing his five overs. Saurabh, the left arm orthodox spinner will look to pick a wicket to hand the touring party control.
Mukesh strikes after Lunch: Mukesh Kumar’s double blow after lunch floors Bangladesh A as the home side has lost half its side for just 84 runs on the board. Mukesh denied opener Zakir Hasan a half-century and induced an edge as the batsman was caught behind by KS Bharat for 46. Skipper Md Mithun failed to make an impact as Mukesh packed him off, this time Sarfaraz Khan taking his second catch of the match.
Jayant strikes on arrival: Spin into the attack and Jayant Yadav strikes straightaway as the right-arm off-break bowler traps Mominul Haque to put India A in a strong position. The touring party has made early inroads after opting to bowl first and with Lunch approaching, the Abhimanyu Eshwaran-led side will be a happy bunch. But, with still 30 minutes to go for the break, the visitors will eye another breakthrough.
Umesh, Mukesh make early inroads: India A opted to bowl first against Bangladesh A in the second unofficial Test at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Umesh Yadav provided an early breakthrough for his team by dismissing Shadman Islam, who was caught at second slip by Sarfaraz Khan. Bangladesh A lost an early wicket with just five runs on the board and Mukesh Kumar then delivered another blow for the home team by dismissing Mahmudul Hasan who was caught behind by KS Bharat. Opting to bowl first, the India A bowlers are making the most out of the conditions with Navdeep Saini also steaming in. ,
Live Streaming Info
Where can I watch the India A vs Bangladesh A 2nd unofficial Test Live?
The 2nd unofficial four-day Test between India A and Bangladesh A will be streamed LIVE on the Bangladesh Cricket: The Tigers YouTube channel.
At what time will the India A vs Bangladesh A 2nd unofficial Test begin?
The 2nd unofficial four-day Test between India A and Bangladesh A will begin at 9:00 AM IST on Tuesday, December 6.
When will the India A vs Bangladesh A 2nd unofficial Test end?
The 2nd unofficial Test between India A and Bangladesh A will be played over four days and will end on December 10.
India A Squad: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abhimanyu Easwaran(c), Yash Dhull, Tilak Varma, Sarfaraz Khan, Upendra Yadav(w), Jayant Yadav, Atit Sheth, Saurabh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Mukesh Kumar, Srikar Bharat, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Rohan Kunnummal
Bangladesh A Squad: Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun(c), Jaker Ali(w), Mosaddek Hossain, Taijul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Rejaur Rahman Raja, Khaled Ahmed, Towhid Hridoy, Shoriful Islam, Sumon Khan, Shadman Islam
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