India beats Bangladesh by 208 runs, extends unbeaten streak to 19 matches
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With this win, India holds 6 consecutive series titles, beating Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh.
Extending unbeaten streak to 19 test matches in Hyderabad, India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one—off Test on Monday after bowling out the neighbors for 279 in the second innings.
Chasing 459 runs target set by India, Bangladesh were all out for 250 in 100.3 overs after failing to defend R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Both Ashwin and Jadeja took four wickets each in the visitor’s second innings, while Ishant Sharma dismissed two Bangladeshi batsmen.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 13, 2017
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) February 13, 2017
With this win, India holds 6 consecutive series titles, beating Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh. The recent win also marks the 19 consecutive tests without a defeat for India.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) February 13, 2017
The latest victory helped Virat Kohli to win 15th Test win as captain, taking him ahead of Mohammad Azharuddin and Kohli is 12 wins short of MS Dhoni's record of 27 wins.
The 19 consecutive tests also marked Kohli overtaking Sunil Gavaskar’s previous record of 18 in 1976-80. Kapil Dev went 17 Tests without a defeat in 1985-87.