Fatullah Test, Day 1: Shikhar Dhawan Ton Scripts India Dominance
Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 150 as India ended Day 1 on 239/0 vs Bangladesh.
Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 150 as India ended Day 1 on 239/0 vs Bangladesh.(All AFP Photos)
Dhawan and Murali Vijay were in control right from the start on a flat pitch.
Rain interrupted the proceedings as India's progress was halted.
The entire second session of the day was washed out as a result.
Dhawan went into an accelerated mode after play resumed while Vijay was more circumspect.
Vijay however did pierce the gaps once in a while.
Dhawan soon brought up his ton in grand style to stage a perfect comeback.
Vijay too began to near his ton as thwe day drew to a close.
The day ended with Dhawan on 150 and Vijay on 89. Bangladesh needing a breakthrough desperately at the start of Day 2.
Vijay will be targeting his hundred as play will start 30 minutes earlier.