Dec 25, 2022, 15:44 IST

Indian Cricket: Every milestone set and record broken during the 2nd test match between India and Bangladesh


India beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets to win the test series 2-0 to preserve their record of their not losing a test to Bangladesh alive. Chasing 145 to win , India were 74/7 when Axar Patel was bowled for 34 by Mehidy Hasan. That’s when the game changed as Ravichandran Ashwin with 42* and Shreyas Iyer with 29* won the game for India with 3 wickets in hand. This win meant that India kept their place in the 2nd spot in the table to make it the finals of the World Test Championship. Here are some of the records that were created or made during the 2nd test at Dhaka.

·This is India’s 11th test win against Bangladesh

·This is India’s 3rd test win at the Sher-E-Bangla stadium at Dhaka

·This is 6th test series win for India against Bangladesh

·This is India’s narrowest win vs Bangladesh while chasing a game

·This is Bangladesh’s 15th test loss at this venue

·Mominul Haque became the 4th Bangladeshi batter to score 1000 runs at this venue

·Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal are the other 3 batters to achieve this feat

·Mehidy Hasan went past 50 wickets at this venue and became the 3rd bowler to achieve this feat after Shakib Al Hasan and Taijul Islam.

·Mehidy Hasan’s 5/63 is the 23rd joint best bowling figures in a innings at this venue

·Bangladesh had quiet a few partnership records versus India at this venue

·The opening stand of 39 between Zakir Hasan and Shanto was the best at this venue

·The 3rd wicket stand of 43 between Mominul and Shakib was the best versus India at this venue

·Liton Das stand with Nurul Hasan worth 46 and 60 with Taskin Ahmed for the 8th wicket was the best for the home team vs India at this venue

·India too saw 4 new partnership records being set at this venue

·Pant and Iyer’s 159 run stand was a new record for India for the 5th wicket at this venue

·With 11 runs for the 6th wicket, Iyer and Axar created a new record for India at this venue

·Unadkat’s 19 run stand with Umesh Yadav for the 9th wicket and 9 run stand with Siraj for the 10th wicket is a new record at this venue

·This is India’s 170th test match win

·India have won their 4th test this year and have lost 2 to South Africa and once to England

·This is Bangladesh’s 102nd test loss

Records created for India during this test

·Umesh Yadav now has 165 test wickets and is now 13th in the list for all time leading wicket takers for India in test cricket

·Umesh Yadav went past the 162 wicket mark of Vinoo Mankad

·Jaydev Unadkat played his 1st test match for 12 years after his test debut in 2010 vs South Africa

·Pujara became the 8th Indian player to score 7000 runs in test cricket

·KL Rahul became the 4th Indian captain win a series unbeaten

·Azharuddin, Dhoni and Kohli were the others who did it prior (Note- the series in question were 3 or 4 tests so this cannot be counted as a whitewash)

Records created for Bangladesh in this test

·This was the 6th tim Mehidy Hasan Miraz has picked a 5 wicket haul at this venue

·Apart from Mehidy Hasan, the list is dominated by Shakib Al Hasan and Taijul Islam, while Shahadat Hossain, Sohag Gazi and Nayeem Islam have picked 5 wickets once