Hyderabad: Indian team have got off to a stupendous start and with the help of tons from captain Virat Kohli and opener Murali Vijay the journey seems a smooth one in the upcoming days.
India have reached 356/3 at stumps on the opening day of the one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium and Kohli is still at the crease batting on 111 with middle-order mainstay Ajinkya Rahane (45 not out) giving him company at the other end.
Earlier, Vijay (108) and Cheteshwar Pujara (83) raised a 178-run second wicket stand to help India recover from the early loss of opener Lokesh Rahul (2).
For Bangladesh it was Taskin Ahmed who got them the first break through. However, since then no bowlers looked in full command to trouble the Indian batsmen at their home turf.
team India today won the toss and elected to bat first in the one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh that is been played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.