India vs Afghanistan One-off Test: Visitors to follow on after bowled for 109 on day 2
Sports Desk: Afghanistan were bundled out for 109 in their first innings in replay to India's total of 474 at tea on the second day of the one-off Test at M Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru today.
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Batting order for Afghanistan collapsed like a pack of cards as batsmen seemed clueless against accurate Indian attack.
Fall for Afghanistan started with a brilliant run-out of Mohammad Shahzad from Hardik Pandya in the fourth over. Post that, pacers Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma ripped apart Afghan top order.
Also, Umesh clinched his 100th Test scalp after dismissing Rahmat Shah for 14 runs. Also Read:Scoring century in single session was great thing: Dhawan
After the pacers, it was time for the spinner to work their out magic and they didn't dissapoint as both Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja picked up wickets in their very first over.
Meanwhile, Ashwin, who ended up picking four wickets also became fourth highest wicket-taker for India in Tests behind Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev and Harbhajan Singh.
Jadeja too clinched two wickets. Also Read:India vs Afghanistan Test: Dhawan becomes first Indian to hit ton before lunch
For Afghanistan Mohammad Nabi (24) was the highest scorer. Apart from him no other batsmen crossed 20-run mark.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan will be batting again as India have enforced the follow-on.
Early in the day, overnight batsman Hardik Pandhya scored a 94-ball 71 laced with 10 boundaries, while Umesh Yadav hit a 21-ball 26 as India scored 474 in their first innings in 104.5 overs.Brief Score:India 1st innings:
474 allout in 104.5 overs (S Dhawan 107, M Vijay 105, H Pandhya 71; Y Ahmadzai 3/51, Wafadar 2/79).Afghanistan 1st innings:
109 all out in 27.5 overs (Mohammad Nabi 24; R Ashwin 4/27).