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India won 18th consecutive Test series in Asia

By Kaif - December 25, 2022 - Last updated on Dec 25, 2022 01:19 PM
India won 18th consecutive Test series in Asia

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India won 18th consecutive Test series in Asia, India takes a step towards the final of WTC with a clean sweep over Bangladesh

India won the second match of the two-Test series against Bangladesh by three wickets. They chased down the target of 145 for the loss of seven wickets on the fourth day of the match on Sunday (December 25) to whitewash the hosts 2-0 in the series. India won the first Test in Chittagong by 188 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara was adjudged Player of the Series and Ravichandran Ashwin was adjudged Player of the Match. In this match, Bangladesh scored 227 runs in the first innings. In response, India scored 314 runs. Bangladesh team managed to score 231 runs in the second innings and have set a target of 145 runs in front of India. In response, India had scored 45 runs for four wickets by the end of the third days play. Team India lost three more on the fourth day. He won the match by scoring 145 runs for seven wickets.

India won 18th consecutive Test series in Asia

The Indian team has won the 18th consecutive series in Asia by defeating Bangladesh. He got the last defeat at his own home ground against England in 2012-23. Then Team India lost 2-1 in the four-Test series. Since then India won 15 series at their home ground. At the same time, there were two series wins in Sri Lanka and once in Bangladesh.

India has not lost a single test against Bangladesh

Talking about the performance of Team India against Bangladesh, it has defeated the Bangladeshi team in the seventh consecutive series. Since the year 2000, eight Test series have been played between the two teams. In 2015, the one match series was a draw. Apart from that India beat Bangladesh every time. Talk about matches, Team India has won 11 out of 13 Tests against Bangladesh. Two matches have been drawn. Had India lost today, it would have been the first time it would have been defeated in a Test against Bangladesh.

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IND vs BAN Test Series

India were 45 for four at the end of play on the third day. He had to score 100 more runs to win. When Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and Mehidy Hasan Miraj together took three more wickets, it seemed that Team India would lose, but Shreyas Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin did not let this happen. Both made Team India win by sharing a half-century partnership.

When the play started on the fourth day of the match, Akshar Patel and Jaydev Unadkat were at the crease. Unadkat got LBW off Shakib after scoring 13 runs off 16 balls. After him Rishabh Pant also returned to the pavilion. Pant, who scored a brilliant 93 in the first innings, could score only nine runs in the second innings. He was made LBW by Mehdi Hasan Miraj. Mehdi did not stop there. He achieved fifth success in the innings by clean bowling Akshar Patel. Akshar played an important inning of 34 off 69 balls.

Ashwin-Iyer made a half-century partnership

When Team Indias seven wickets fell for 74 runs, it seemed that Bangladesh could do a miracle. The Indian team was under pressure. From here Shreyas Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin handled the innings. Using their experience very well, both made an unbeaten partnership of 71 runs and won the team. Ashwin remained unbeaten on 42 off 62 balls and Shreyas Iyer scored 29 off 46 balls.

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