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LIVE Cricket Score: India vs Bangladesh, Day 2 – Virat Kohli and Co. look to continue dominant performance

New Delhi: Live commentary and score from Day 2 of the one-off Test between India and Bangladesh at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. Just like Day 1, the action begins at from 9:30 AM IST.

At the end of Day 1, India India were 356/3 after skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first. (Day 1 – As it happened…)

At Stumps on Day 1 of the one-off Test, #TeamIndia are 356/3 (Virat 111*, Rahane 45*) #INDvBAN

— BCCI (@BCCI) February 9, 2017

The first day’s play went completely in favour of the Indian batsmen, who dominated the proceedings throughout the day, barring opener KL Rahul’s early dismissal.

Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay secured centuries after the latter was given a lifeline as Bangladesh failed to make an ease run-out opportunity count. (IND vs BAN, Hyderabad Test – Match Report)

A flick through mid-wicket for four and @imVkohli brings up his 16th Test ton @Paytm Test Cricket #INDvBAN

— BCCI (@BCCI) February 9, 2017

Here are some of the stats and records that were made in Uppal on Day 1:-

  1. Pujara-Vijay pair became the first Indian pair to register five century stands in a season – their aggregate being 852 runs in nine innings at an average of 94.66. Hayden and Ponting were involved in seven century stands in 2005-06 and five each by David Boon & Mark Waugh and Hayden & Justin Langer.
  2. Pujara has amassed 1605 runs at an average of 89.16, including six centuries, in 21 innings, establishing an Indian record for most runs in a first-class season, held by Chandu Borde in the 1964-65 season – 1604 (ave.64.16) in 28 innings, including six hundreds.
  3. Virat Kohli has recorded his 12th hundred as number four batsman in 53 innings, emulating the feat of Gundappa Viswanath (124 innings). Only Sachin Tendulkar has scored more centuries at this batting position among the Indian batsmen – 44 in 275 innings.
  4. Kohli’s average as captain is the best among the Indian players – his aggregate being 2222 (ave.67.33) in 23 matches. (IND vs BAN – Stats made and records broken on Day 1)

Virat Kohli (on 111) along with partner Ajinkya Rahane (45) will come out to bat as the hosts will look to bat until the Tea session and put around 500-plus runs on board.

Source: Zee News