IND vs BAN 2nd Test: India beat Bangladesh to record 12th successive series win at home

Virat Kohli celebrates his century on day 2 of the second Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata on November 23, 2019.

Virat Kohli celebrates his century on day 2 of the second Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata on November 23, 2019.   | Photo Credit: K.R. Deepak

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The iconic Eden Gardens is hosting the second and final India-Bangladesh Test under lights

The Indians enjoyed the challenge of the pink ball, adapted effortlessly and put up an emphatic performance in their day-night Test debut.

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An untested pink ball was not able to reduce the glaring gulf between the two teams as India bulldozed Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in their first ever day-night Test to record a 12th home series win in a row.

With Bangladesh resuming their second innings at 152 for six on day three and trailing India by 89 runs, it was simply a matter of time for the home team to complete formalities.

The Virat Kohli-led side eventually completed the job for in less than 50 minutes for their four straight innings victory, becoming the first team do so.

 

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The Teams:

India: Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Umesh Yadav, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma

Bangladesh: Shadman Islam, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque(c), Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Liton Das(w), Nayeem Hasan, Abu Jayed, Al-Amin Hossain, Ebadat Hossain.

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