India wrapped up the event inside of an hour within the morning consultation, with 4 wickets wanted at the ultimate day, bowling out the hosts for 324 to take a 1-0 lead within the sequence.
AS IT HAPPENED
Bangladesh had introduced dogged resistance at the fourth day morning consultation on Saturday with Zakir Hasan (100) hitting a affected person century, whilst Najmul Hossain Shanto (67) scoring a fifty.
“Hard fought Test match and we had to really work hard for this win. Really happy we did that,” Rahul, who registered his first Test win as skipper, stated on the post-match presentation.
“It (the pitch) did flatten out, didn’t worry us. Looked like the batters were batting comfortably. Getting runs was hard for the first three days. The way their (Bangladesh) openers batted, we had to work hard.”
Rahul stated India sought after to show issues round after shedding the ODI sequence 1-2 to Bangladesh.
“We’ve been here for a while. The one-day series, it didn’t go as we wanted. Our intensity was really high. We knew no victory comes high.”
The India skipper praised his batting unit, particularly Cheteshwar Pujara, Shubman GillShreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant for his or her contributions within the win.
“We batted well in the first innings as well. It was a job well done by Shreyas and Puji (Pujara), even Pant’s counter-attack. Really happy for them (Gill and Pujara), they utilized the opportunity.
Rahul also lavished praise on the bowling unit.
“Very proud of the best way we bowled. The pitch wasn’t in reality aiding the bowlers, however they discovered one thing. Umesh (Yadav) bowled a few nice spells and taken us again into the sport. We’ve constructed this assault through the years. They are appearing what high quality they’ve,” Rahul said.
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan, who hit an attacking 84 in the second innings, said the pitches were a batting beauty but they were undone by a below-par show with the willow in the first innings.
Bangladesh were bowled out for 150 in their first innings in reply to India’s 404.
“It used to be a in reality excellent wicket to bat on however we did not bat neatly (within the first innings). Playing after 5-6 months, it wasn’t perfect however there will have to be no excuses,” Shakib said.
“Lot of credit score to India the best way they bowled. They bowled in partnerships and created drive. We must play excellent cricket for all 5 days. We must play 4 excellent innings so as to get a end result particularly in opposition to India.”
Shakib was effusive in his praise for young Zakir Hasan.
“He (Zakir) has been scoring a large number of runs in home runs, that is why we picked him. Hopefully, he rankings much more centuries for Bangladesh.”
wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadavwho won the man-of-the-match award for his career-best match figures of 8 for 113 besides a dogged 40 in India’s first innings, said it wasn’t easy to pick up wickets in the second innings as the pitch had flattenedout.
“To be very fair I’m pleased with the efficiency, each with bat and ball. First innings the pitch used to be sooner than the second one innings. There used to be some tempo within the first innings, however the second one innings used to be very difficult,” he said.
“It used to be slower. so I used to be seeking to paintings on my rhythm and bowl sooner. Probably extra revs at the ball makes it difficult for the batters and it’s tough to step down and pressure as neatly (why wrist spinners have that additional edge) .
“I just worked on my rhythm, tried to be more aggressive and it’s helped me a lot. The action is the same, just trying to be aggressive in the rhythm (about working on his bowling),” Kuldeep added.
The 2nd Test of the two-match sequence will get started in Mirpur on December 22.
(With PTI inputs)