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Full cricket score, Bangladesh vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1: BAN 253/6, Nathan Lyon picks 5

Nathan Lyon was the star performer for Australia after picking up a five-wicket haul against Bangladesh on Day 1 of the second Test in Chittagong. However, Bangladesh fought back towards the end with both Sabbir Rahman and Mushfiqur Rahim hitting half-centuries. Get full cricket score of Bangladesh vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1, here.

cricket Updated: Sep 04, 2017 16:41 IST
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Australia's Nathan Lyon, second right, picked up five wickets on the first day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Monday. Get full cricket score of Bangladesh vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1, here.
Australia's Nathan Lyon, second right, picked up five wickets on the first day of the second Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Monday. Get full cricket score of Bangladesh vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1, here.(AP)

Nathan Lyon was on target for Australia on Monday as the spinner picked up five Bangladeshi wickets on Day 1 of the second Test in Chittagong. Lyon was rewarded for his clever change of pace on a pitch where the ball kept low. Ashton Agar also picked one as Bangladesh fought back with both Sabbir Rahman and captain Mushfiqur Rahim scoring half-centuries after the top order failed. After suffering their first-ever Test defeat against Bangladesh last week, Australia are desperate to restore some lost pride in the second and final Test. Bangladesh, ranked ninth in the ICC Test rankings to Australia’s fourth, are hoping to shed their underdog status with a series sweep against Steve Smith’s men. Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim had earlier won an important toss and unsurprisingly opted to bat against a spin-heavy Australia. Get full cricket score of Bangladesh vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1, here. (IPL media rights highlights)

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