While Pujara got dismissed on 90, Shreyas Iyer is still at the middle with a century in sight.
After months of limited-overs action, fans got to see Team India in Test jersey as the first Test between Bangladesh and India went underway in Chattogram. After opting to bat, Team India didn’t have an ideal start as they lost their top 3 while scoring just 48 runs on board. Rishabh Pant once again came with an intent and scored crucial runs to shift the momentum.
However, the wicketkeeper got dismissed on 46 by Mehidy Hasan. Shreyas Iyer then joined Cheteshwar Pujara in the middle and stitched a crucial partnership to take India over 250. While Pujara got dismissed on 90, Shreyas Iyer is still at the middle with a century in sight.
While fans were engrossed in watching the thrilling battle between bat and ball, some viewers spotted something unusual. Fans spotted that Team India were wearing off-white Test jersey instead of traditional whites.
Notably, Team India has always wear pure white jersey in Test cricket.
Many fans also demanded BCCI to bring back the old white jersey as it separated Team India from other teams.
Team India finish Day 1 on 278/6
Shreyas Iyer (82*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (90) were the star for India on Day 1 as Team India finished with 278/6 with Iyer remaining unbeaten. After a poor start with the bat, where India were reduced to 48/3, Rishabh Pant (46) along with Cheteshwar Pujara stitched a crucial partnership to take India out of trouble. However, Pant could not make it big as he got dismissed by Mehidy. Shreyas Iyer then took the charge and with the support from Pujara, took India past 250.