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First Test Match

Bangladesh v India, 2007

Apr 19, 2008: Wisden's match report for the first Test between Bangladesh and India, 2007

Utpal Shuvro

India in Bangladesh, 2007

When more is less

May 22, 2007: "If we didn't play series now, when else could we have played it?" said Dav Whatmore, when questioned whether this series could have been scheduled at a better time

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

India in Bangladesh, 2007

Bad cricket, best forgotten

May 22, 2007: India's intent was undermined by an inability to force the issue, Bangladesh showed they hadn't played Test cricket for 13 months

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Draw despite sporting declaration

May 22, 2007: Despite a sporting declaration by India, the first Test between Bangladesh and India at Chittagong petered into a tame draw

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

How Mortaza set the tone that others must follow

Top [less] orders and rearguards

May 21, 2007: In a game where Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly scored hundreds, Mashrafe Mortaza and Shahadat Hossain provided the most exciting and inspirational moments

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

How India let Bangladesh off the hook

Drifting away

May 21, 2007: How India let slip a chance to enforce the follow-on merely illustrated the unhealthy dependence on Kumble to snip tails

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Mortaza stars as Test heads for draw

May 21, 2007: Mashrafe Mortaza played an innings that was as entertaining as it was invaluable as Bangladesh averted the follow-on, and potential disaster, after their top-order had made a mess of things

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Play called off due to rain

May 20, 2007: If the second day's play was a disappointment the third was an utter washout, literally and figuratively

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

More than just another hundred

May 19, 2007: Before today, it had been over 17 months, 10 Tests and 17 innings - the longest interval in terms of chances to bat - since Sachin Tendulkar's last Test century

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

India consolidate in brief passage of play

May 19, 2007: After hours of waiting around, in which more than 70 overs, and almost five hours of play was lost, the game finally got under way at half past four in the afternoon on the second day

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

India play to their plan

May 18, 2007: The gameplan was to bat once and bat big, and with some sensible, yet often exciting, batting, India took a long stride towards that

Sidharth Monga in Chittagong

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Ganguly and Tendulkar dominate

May 18, 2007: Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly helped themselves to half-centuries, as India reached a comfortable 295 for 3 at the end of the first day's play at Chittagong

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Bangladesh v India, 1st Test, Chittagong

India in familiar selection quandary

May 17, 2007: India may have to leave out an experienced player from the middle order, depending on the opening combination

The Preview by Sidharth Monga in Chittagong
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Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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