Kolkata: At the end of the third day, the Indian team is on the verge of winning the series by winning the second Test against Bangladesh. ISLIt was Mohun Bagan’s loss against North East United. All day’s news of the game at a glance.
The hand of victory
The Dhaka Test was frozen. India need just 100 more runs to win on the final day. 6 wickets in hand. If you score 145 runs, the match is in your pocket. At the end of the day, team India lost 4 wickets to get only 45 runs on the board in the second innings. Virat Kohli, KL Rahul have already returned to the pavilion. Akshar Patel and Nightwatchman Jaydev Unadkat are at the crease.
Bangladesh got 7 runs on the board without losing any wicket in the second innings yesterday. Bangladesh lost the wicket of Shantar when he went to bat. Although Zakir Hasan, the first Test centurion, scored a half-century. However, he returned to the pavilion after scoring 51 runs. Umesh Yadav took the wicket of Zakir Hasan. Liton Das played an innings of 73 runs in the lower order. He hit 7 boundaries in his innings. Nurul Hassan 31 and Taskin Ahmed played an innings of 31 runs. In the end, Bangladesh were all out for 231 runs.
Chasing the target of 145 runs, he ended the day with 4 wickets for 45 runs Indian team. The Indian batting top order returned to the pavilion one by one. Skipper KL Rahul returned with 2 runs. Shubman Gill scored 7 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 6 runs. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 1 run off 22 balls. Akshar Patel is batting with 26 runs. In the second innings, Mehdi Hasan Miraj of Bangladesh picked up 3 wickets.
Mohun Bagan loss
North East United FC snatched their first win of the current league by beating troubled Mohun Bagan at home. This is their first win after losing ten matches in a row christmasThey achieved this feat the previous night against Mohun Bagan, who are number three in the league table. North East United won 1-0 on the day with the goal of Colombian striker Wilmar Jordan in the 69th minute.
After the recent change of coach and the bringing of Vincenzo Anes from Italy, the players of Northeast United were able to leave the field with a smile for the first time. Although this match did not change the position of any team in the league table. But it remains a question whether Mohun Bagan will be able to finish the year at number three or not. Because, their injury problem increased on this day as two regular midfield players Deepak Tangri and Ashiq Kurunian were injured and left the field.
Four days later, when they return to the field against FC Goa, the big question is who coach Juan Ferrando will keep in the starting eleven. Even if the position does not change after this match Mohun BaganThe points gap between leaders Mumbai City FC is seven points and five points with second placed Hyderabad. Which set them back a lot in the race to be in the top two. A winner of the Kerala Blasters vs Odisha FC match on Monday will also drop them from the third spot. Last year’s semi-finalists could drop further if they fail to beat fourth-placed FC Goa in the final match of the year on Wednesday.
Chief Elector Afridi
After the Test series whitewash against England at home, Pakistan cricket has seen a major overhaul. Ramiz Raja has been removed from the post of chairman. Najam Shetty has been appointed as the new chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board. This time there was a big change in the Pakistan Election Committee. Former captain Shahid Afridi is the interim chief selector of the Pakistan team.
Afridi has played for the Pakistan team for more than two decades. He also captained the team for many days. This time he got a new responsibility as a selector. Apart from Afridi, Abdul Razzak and Rao Iftikhar are also in this selection committee. This decision was announced by the Pakistan Board on Saturday (December 24). The Pakistan Board wrote on social media, ‘PCB Management Committee has appointed former captain of the Pakistan team Shahid Afridi as the head of the interim selection committee. Abdul Razzak and Rao Iftikhar Anjum are also members of this panel.
He did not get a run in the whole series. He scored 24 runs in the first innings in the Dhaka Test. In the second innings, he got out for 1 run. Having failed with the bat, the mood was naturally sour. Among them, Virat Kohli got involved in trouble among Bangladeshi players. When India’s score was 37 in the second innings, Virat was dismissed. Mehdi, Taijul, Taskin got excited after getting Kohli’s wicket. Then the trouble started.
When Virat was returning after getting out, the Bangladeshi cricketers said something to him. After hearing what Virat left the crease, he again came towards the Bangladeshi cricketers. That’s when Shakib Al Hasan and the umpires tried to calm Virat down. After convincing Virat, Shakib is seen coming towards his teammates and explaining something to them.
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