Bangladesh and India are giving each other a tough time in the ongoing second Test match in Mirpur. After electing to bat first, the home team was going fine at 213/5 with former skipper Monimul Haque regaining his form with the bat after getting 84. However, after losing the wicket of Mehidy Hasan Miraj, the team lost their remaining four wickets quickly and were bowled out for 227.
In reply, the KL Rahul-led side has been struggling with the bat on ongoing day two of the game. In the first session, they lost three wickets early and Rishabh Pant joined Virat Kohli after the fall of the third wicket in form of Cheteshwar Pujara. Pant and Kohli stitched a partnership of 22 runs. During this, the wicketkeeper batter, Pant denied Kohli a quick single. After this, the latter gave a death stare.
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After a while, the former India skipper was caught behind by Nurul Hasan off Taskin Ahmed. In the ongoing second session of the game, the right-hander poked at a delivery going away from him. He paid the price and got out after scoring only 24 runs. With this, the Delhi player’s wait for his other Test hundred continues. The last time he hit a century was against the same side in late 2019.
On the other hand, Pant has scored another fifty in the red-ball format at the time of writing. He and Shreyas Iyer has built a partnership of 62 runs and counting. The former, being himself, scored at a brisk rate of 96.15 (strike rate). On the other hand, Iyer has scored 29 and counting. Both players will be looking to stitch a long partnership and provide the team with a big lead to keep the hosts out of the game.