Player of the Match
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Day 4

757dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Zaheer burst sets up 2-0 victory

From a position of relative strength to utter disarray in the space ofhalf an hour - that was Bangladesh's story on the final day of the seriesin Mirpur

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Dhoni salutes bowlers' effort

MS Dhoni has credited Zaheer Khan and the other bowlers for the thumping ten-wicket victory over Bangladesh that secured a clean sweep

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'We may have relaxed' - Shakib

Reflecting on his team's sensational collapse on the fourth day, the Bangladesh captain believes that his side paid the price for relaxing during the Mohammad Ashraful-Shahadat Hossain partnership

Day 3

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Tamim breaks the stereotype

Tamim Iqbal's brilliant 151 on the second day in Mirpur revealed a lot about his character - his aggressive streak as well as his efforts to temper it with patience

Day 2

757dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Tendulkar and Dravid put India on top

Having failed to take advantage of the toss, Bangladesh paid the fullpenalty on the second day, as India's batsmen built up a formidable totalin favourable conditions

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Dravid in hospital after being hit on jaw

Rahul Dravid has been admitted to hospital after being struck on his upper jaw by a bouncer from Shahadat Hossain on the second day. He has been kept in the ICU of the Square Hospital in Dhaka under observation, as a precautionary measure

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Missed opportunities and bouncers

Cricinfo presents the plays of the day from the second day of the second Test between Bangladesh and India in Mirpur

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Bouncers were part of a plan - Shahadat

Bangladesh's planned bouncer attack on the Indian batsmen was only partly successful, but added an absorbing edge to the second day's play at Mirpur

Day 1

757dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Seamers give India early advantage

A impressive unbeaten 96 from Mahmudullah rescued the Bangladesh innings from utter ignominy, but the starts squandered by other batsmen werethreatening to haunt them by day's end, as India knocked off 69 runs fromjust 13 overs, with Virender Sehwag cr

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I don't mind batting anywhere - Mahmudullah

There is definitely something about Mahmudullah that makes one sit up and take note, and some of those qualities were on display during his unbeaten 96 on the first day in Mirpur

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The worst is behind me - Ishant Sharma

On a day when the young Mahmudullah experienced the special joy after his successful baby steps in Test cricket, another young man sighed in relief thinking about his past

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Bangladesh's Peter Pan

Cricinfo presents the plays of the day from the first day of the second Test between Bangladesh and India in Mirpur


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Ishant outscores Sreesanth, while Zaheer dominates

A series between the top-rankers and the wooden-spoon holders of Test cricket was not expected to set the pulse racing, but India did their bit to spark some interest into a series that they ultimately won convincingly

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Glimmers of hope in the gloom

If Bangladesh view this series as an opportunity lost, then there is hope for progress. They stood up to India on a few occasions but lost the plot under pressure, and were let down by their own weakness