India won the toss and chose to bat first and Bangladesh enjoyed the perfect start as bowler Taskin Ahmed took KL Rahul wicket in the first over. After KL Rahul’s dismissal in the very first over of the day Murali Vijay’s ton and a Cheteshwar Pujara’s fifty set the platform for the hosts and made 178-run partnership and a century for Virat Kohli seemed inevitable from the time he took guard. Kohli has made three Test double hundreds since July, this could be his fourth.
India finishing on a score of 356/3 at the end of the day’s play. Rahane is just five runs away from his half-century, with Kohli for company on 111 at the other end.
After 90 overs,India 356/3 ( Virat Kohli (C) 111 , Ajinkya Rahane 45)
Indian squad: Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Karun Nair, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Abhinav Mukund, Hardik Pandya
Bangladesh Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (c), Tamim Iqbal, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mehedi Hasan, Taijul Islam, Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Soumya Sarkar, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, Imrul Kayes, Liton Das (wk), Mominul Haque, Shafiul Islam.