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Shakib Al Hasan claimed 10 wickets in the match to allow Bangladesh achieve the historic feat © Getty Images (File Photo)

In what turned out to be a historic moment and day for Bangladesh cricket, the hosts managed to beat visitors Australia by just 20 runs in the first of the two-Test series at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka on Wednesday. Not only did they take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series, they also registered their first ever Test win against the visitors in 5 matches till date. Shakib Al Hasan claimed 10 wickets in the Test to allow Bangladesh achieve the historic feat, while David Warner’s century in the second innings on Day Four was not enough to save Australia from the embarrassment. Australia now find themselves in a tough situation: they have to win at Chittagong to avoid a series defeat in Bangladesh. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Bangladesh vs Australia 2017, 1st Test at Dhaka

Earlier, Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to bat first. Bangladesh got 260 after being reduced to 10 for 3, Tamim Iqbal scoring 71 and Shakib 84. For Australia, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon and Ashton Agar claimed 3 wickets each. Australia were forced to bat on the opening day itself: they were 18 for 3 at stumps.

Day Two saw Australia getting all out for 217, courtesy Matt Renshaw’s 45 and Agar’s fightback innings of 41. Shakib took 5 for 68 while Mehidy Hasan Miraz got 3 for 62. With a 43-run lead, Bangladesh started their second innings comfortably and they finished the day at 45 for 1. FULL CRICKET UPDATES: Bangladesh vs Australia 2017, 1st Test at Dhaka, Day 4

Day Three saw a promising start form the Bangladeshis, with Tamim again playing a decent innings of 78, followed by a decent 41 from Mushfiqur, who was run out in unfortunate fashion. However, there was hardly much from the remaining batsmen as Bangladesh were again bundled for 221, courtesy Nathan Lyon’s 6 for 82.

Australia were set a target of 265. They lost Renshaw for 5 and Usman Khawaja for 1, but they were 109 for 2 at stumps with Warner already on 75.

Warner continued with his fine form the morning after. For a while it seemed he would steer Bangladesh home. He also managed to score his 19th Test century in the process before falling to Shakib for 112. Skipper Steven Smith, arguably the greatest batsman in the world, fell right after Warner’s dismissal, for 37. Following his dismissal, there were hardly any partnerships from the tail till almost the very end.

Pat Cummins came out with some lusty blows. He remained unbeaten till the end for 33. Unfortunately, he ran out of support at the other end as while Shakib wreaked havoc with his bowling. Australia were bundled out for 244. Shakib was also adjudged Man of the Match for his 10 wickets and his first-innings 84.

Brief scores

Bangladesh 260 and 221 beat Australia 217 and 244 (David Warner 112, Steven Smith 37; Shakib Al Hasan 5 for 85) by 20 runs.

Man of the Match: Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)

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