The star Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma was the first bowler to pick up a five wicket haul in the pink ball test cricket. All three Indian fast bowlers showed a lot of intent throughout the first innings. Ishant Sharma took the wickets of Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Nayeem Hasan, Ebadat Hossain and concussion substitute Mehidy Hasan on the first day of the pink ball test match at Eden Gardens.
The batsmen of Bangladesh could not survive long against the brilliant performance of Indian bowling lineup. India were on top of their game right from the beginning of the test match. Ishant Sharma got the first break through of the match after getting the wicket of Imrul Kayes. After that, Mahmudullah edged the ball and Wriddhiman Saha took a brilliant catch behind the stumps. Ebadat Hossain and Nayeem Hasan were bowled and Cheteswar Pujara took a brilliant catch to dismiss the concussion substitute of Liton Das, Mehidy Hasan on Friday.
Ishant Sharma is the senior most fast bowler in this Indian cricket team. He will certainly cherish the moment of taking five wickets in front of the fully filled up Eden Gardens stadium in the first pink ball day night test match in India.