Taijul sends double centurion Kohli at India’s 495/5 back to pavilion

Taijul sends double centurion Kohli at India’s 495/5 back to pavilion

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Dhaka – Indian skipper Virat Kohli finished his hammering completing a double century of 204 runs when the team collection was at 495/5 in the 1st innings on day two against Bangladesh in the one-off Test at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Friday.Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam sent out big fish Kohli from the crease trapping lbw as he was trying to cut late the fuller delivery on off stump in 125.1 overs. Kohli played an innings of 246 balls to fire 24 boundaries.Returning to the crease after lunch with 191 off 230 balls, Kohli faced 8 balls more to complete his double century mission firing a boundary to reach 203 from 199 off Taijul Islam bowling when scoreboard showing 493/4 in 123.1 overs.After Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin came to pair Wriddhiman Saha and now batting on scoring 28 and 18 runs respectively at team collection of 533/5 in 134.3 overs. At lunch, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was batting on 191 off 230 balls, including 23 boundaries, while Wriddhiman Saha pairing him with 4 runs.Resuming the innings with overnight figure of 356/3 in 90 overs, India played 31 overs more before lunch to add 121 runs losing only one wicket.The overnight 4th pair between Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane started the 2nd day with their overnight collection of 122 in 26.2 overs and raised their partnership tally to 222 runs in 49.5 overs, before Rahane was caught by Mehedi Hasan Miraz off Taijul Islam bowling carrying the team total to 456/4 in 113.3 overs.Rahane started the day with his overnight figure of 45 runs and played an innings of 82 runs off 133 balls, including 11 boundaries.Wriddhiman Saha came to pair with Kohli in the 5th wicket, after Rahane’s departure.India 1st innings: Batting on 533/5  in 134.3 overs (overnight 356/3 in 90 overs); Virat Kohli 204, Wriddhiman Saha batting 28, Ravichandran Ashwin batting 18, Murali Vijay 108, Cheteshwar Pujara 83, Ajinkya Rahane 82,Taijul Islam 3/105, Taskin Ahmed 1/118,  Mehedi Hasan Miraz 1/124.UNB

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