India become the first team to register four consecutive Test wins by an innings margin

  • Ishant takes 4 wickets, 9 in the Test
  • Mushfiqur batting on 59, Mahmudullah has retired hurt
  • Bangladesh 152/6, need 91 to save innings defeat
  • Kohli scores his 27th hundred

India win by an innings and 46 runs, claim the series, and extend their lead at the top of the ICC Test Championship points table.With the victory, India became the first team to win four consecutive Test matches by an innings margin, a record underlining their supremacy in home conditions.

Bangladesh started day three at 152/6, with Mushfiqur Rahim, unbeaten overnight at 59, being joined by Ebadat Hossain, after Taijul Isman fell to what turned out to be the last ball of the second day.The first ball of the 41st over, however, ended his brief stay, and the innings, with Umesh Yadav claiming a five-wicket haul by extracting a faint edge off a waft that easily settled in Saha’s gloves. With Mahmudullah retired hurt, Bangladesh’s innings folded on 195, failing to cross 200 for the second time in the game and the third time in the series.

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With nine wickets in the match, Ishant Sharma was adjudged Player of the Match, and Player of the Series, acting as the chief architect of the side’s seventh consecutive Test victory – an Indian record.

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