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Rain halts Fatullah Test

Sports Correspondent |
Update: 2015-06-10 02:27:00
Rain halts Fatullah Test

DHAKA: The first day of the one-off Test between India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, has been halted before the lunch break because of rain.

Before rains, India scored 107 for no loss in 23.3 overs at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah of Narayanganj.

Shikhar Dhawan (74 runs off 71) and Murali Vijay (33 runs off 70) were on the crease.

Earlier, Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat first. The match kicked off at 10:00am local time.

Liton Kumar Das became the 77th test debutant for Bangladesh.

Bangladesh have less to lose from this series than India. If India loses to Bangladesh, they will drop to seventh in the ICC Test rankings, with 95 points.

If the match is drawn, India will drop to 97 points but will stay above England and Pakistan. Victory will keep them at No. 3.

India have not visited since 2010. In seven Tests in Bangladesh, India have won six and drawn one.

Teams

India

1 M Vijay, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Rohit Sharma, 4 Virat Kohli (capt.), 5 Ajinkya Rahane, 6 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 7 R Ashwin, 8 Harbhajan Singh, 10 Ishant Sharma, 10 Varun Aaron, 11 Umesh Yadav

Bangladesh

1 Tamim Iqbal, 2 Imrul Kayes, 3 Mominul Haque, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (capt.), 5 Litton Das (wk), 6 Shakib Al Hasan, 7 Soumya Sarkar, 8 Shuvagata Hom, 9 Jubair Hossain, 10 Taijul Islam, 11 Mohammad Shahid

BDST: 1220 HRS, JUN 10, 2015
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** Monsoon rains may play spoilsport

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