India beat Bangladesh to win the Idea Cup Two-test series by 2-0

Published: January 27, 2010

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India won the Idea Cup Two-test series by 2-0, beating Bangladesh by 10 wickets in Dhaka Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday.

India need only two runs for win as Bangladesh were all out for 312 runs in reply to India’s first innings scoring 544/8.

In the second innings, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal achieved a career best of 151 (231) while Junaid Siddique hit a half-century of 55 (201).

Indian pacer Zaheer Khan captured seven wickets while spinner Pragyan Ojha and Harbhajan Singh took two and one wicket respectively.

Zaheer Khan grabbed both man of the match and man of the series prizes as he achieved highest 15 wickets in the series.

Earlier, India declared their first innings at 544 for 8 wickets taking a huge 311 runs first innings lead over Bangladesh.

Bangladesh, earlier in their first innings, were all out for 233 runs against India.

The visitors beat Bangladesh by 113 runs in the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on January 21.

India Squad: MS Dhoni (captain), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, M Vijay, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Pragyan Ojha.

Bangladesh Squad: Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Imrul Kayes, Tamim Iqbal, Junaid Siddique, Mohammad Ashraful, Raqibul Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shafiul Islam, Shahadat Hossain, Rubel Hossain.


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