Indore: India bowlers, especially the pacers, put on a fine performance at Holkar Stadium here to dismiss Bangladesh for a paltry 150 in their first innings, on Day 1 of the first Test.
Mohammad Shami starred for India with figures of 3 for 27. He was well supported by Umesh and Ishant who got the early breathroughs in the morning before finishing with figures of 2 for 47 and 2 for 20 respectively. Ashwin also chipped in with two wickets as the visitors crumbled in the 2nd session before getting all out early after tea.
Mushfiqur, who received two reprieves, top-scored for the visitors with 43.
Earlier in ther day Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Their decision, however, backfired, as Indian pacers Umesh and Ishant gave them early jolts. After than the visitors kept losing wickets at regular intervals and their first innings folded for 150 runs.
India began on a cautious note. Rohit Sharma departed early, when he edged an Abu Jayed delivery back to the wicketkeeper Rahim. After that opener Mayank Agrawal and first down Cheteshwar Pujara were steadying the Indian innings at the time of filing the report.