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10:38 AM, August 30, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 04:08 PM, August 30, 2017

Live: Bangladesh v Australia. First Test, Day 4

Bangladesh clinch historic win

It has been a wonderful Test match and both teams have fought really well. Bangladesh have managed a historic feat. Australia are the best Test team in the world and the Tigers overcame many uncertainities on this fourth day to pick up seven Australian wickets. 

Shakib Al Hasan was once again instrumental to Bangladesh's victory. He grabs a fifer in the second innings as well. He has been chosen as the player of the match for his all round performances. What a player!

70.5, Aus 244/10 - And that's the victory for Bangladesh! Hazzlewood goes! Taijul takes the final wicket.

JR Hazlewood lbw b Taijul Islam 0 (10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

End of over 70 (Cummins 33 not out, Hazzlewood 0)

Two sixes from Cummins on that last over. Mehedi can't allow him to open his arms.

68.5 overs, Aus 244/9 - Cummins again and six again off Mehedi.

Cummins is taking the game to Bangladesh. This is going right down to the wire.

68.1 overs, Aus 235/9 - Cummins hits Mehedi for six over mid-wicket. Massive shot. Australia need 30 runs more.

Josh Hazzlewood is the new batsman at the crease.

66.2, Aus 228/9 - Mehedi gets the break through! Lyon tries to swep with the spin but ball catches the top edge and loops up in the air. Soumya runs from the slip cordon and this time he holds on.

NM Lyon c Soumya Sarkar b Mehidy Hasan Miraz 12 (24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Mehedi Hasan Miraz is introduced to the attack

65.5, Aus 228/8 - Shakib tosses it up to Cummins and he drives it beautifully through extra cover for four. He is taking the game away from the Tigers.

End of over 65 (Cummins 13 not out, Lyon 12 not out)

Cummins is providing steep resistance to Bangladesh. He batted well in the first innings together with Ashton Agar.

64.4, Aus 223/8 - Cummins drives Taijul straight over mid on for four.

Bangladesh have spread out the field a bit more. They don't have too many runs too defend. Australia require just 47 runs for victory. Nathan Lyon is on 12 and Pat Cummins is on 9 runs.

61.6, Aus 215/8 -Dropped catch off Shakib's bowling! Cummins plays a cut shot. Ball flies to first slip but Soumya can't quite hold on. He dove well but ball was travelling. Ball loops up after hitting his hand but falls short of the onrushing fielder at point.

60.3, Aus 210/8 - Lyon sweeps Taijul towards deep mid on for four after surviving a close call on the earlier ball.

Shakib Al Hasan has grabbed another fifer in this Test match. That's ten wickets for him. Brilliant performance from the all-rounder.

57.3, Aus 203/8 - Nathan Lyon uses the sweep effectively against Shakib and ball runs away to the deep square leg boundary for four.

57.1, Aus 199/8 - First ball after lunch and it's Maxwell! Shakib's delivery keeps low and Maxwell completely misses the line of the delivery.

GJ Maxwell b Shakib Al Hasan 14 (25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 56.00

That's lunch on Day four of the first Test

END of over 55

What a memorable session this has been. 90 runs scored and five wickets taken. Shakib Al Hasan has picked up three wickets - including the important David Warner and Steve Smith.

Taijul Islam has taken two wickets and is becoming important in this fourth day. Australia are 199 for 7 and require another 66 runs for victory as the players head out for lunch.

Glenn Maxwell is on 14(24) while Pat Cummins is batting at 2(7).

Bangladesh need the wicket of all-rounder Glenn Maxwell. He is the one who can take the game away from the Tigers.

Ashton Agar played really well in the first innings and was instrumental to Australia reaching 200. He scored 41 not out in that first innings. Well he is gone now and Pat Cummins is at the crease. Australia need 67 runs more for victory.

End of over 50

54.6, Aus 195/7 - Agar beaten for flight by Taijul drives too early. Sraight to the bowler who makes no mistake in taking the catch. The dangerous Agar is gone!

AC Agar c & b Taijul Islam 2 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 15.38

Ashton Agar is the new batsman at the crease.

Tigers set up a field to cut off the boundaries but Australia are looking to get the singles whenever they can manage.

Bangladesh have come back into this game unbelievably! The game has turned on it's head after Warner was threatening to take the game away since yesterday. Bangladesh have taken four wickets already in this morning session and require four more.

Australia need a further 73 runs for victory.

51.3, Aus 192/6 - Australia lose their sixth wicket! Wade caught in his crease trying to work it on the leg side. Falls over trying to counter the spin. Umpire gives out! Review was taken but third umpre sticks to the original decision.

MS Wade lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 4 (13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

51.1, Aus 192/5 - Wade gets an inside edge onto his pads from Shakib's delivery and that was close! Almost hits the stumps.

End of over 50 (Glenn Maxwell 10(9) not out, Mattew Wade 3(7) not out)

Shakib Al Hasan is getting a lot of turn out there. Australia under a bit of pressure now. What a fantastic Test match!

49.2, Aus 188/5 - inside edge from Matthew Wade, who looked to sweep Shakib. Could have easily dragged it back on to his stump. Close call!

48.2 overs, Aus 187/5 - Handscomb slashes hard at a spinning delivery from Taijul and ball flies to first slip. This time Soumya Sarkar holds on after a few juggling move!. What a wicket!

PSP Handscomb c Soumya Sarkar b Taijul Islam 15 (25b 2x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Australia not hanging about their business. They want to finish this quickly and not get bogged down by Bangladesh.

Australia need another 78 runs. Bangladesh have done well to remove the dangerous duo of Smith and Warner in this morning session.

45.5 overs, Aus 171/4 - It's Shakib AL Hasan! he delivers yet again!. This time he gets Australia captain Steve Smith caught behind the wicket. Smith romped back onto the back foot to put away the delivery but instead manages to nick it to Mushfiqur Rahim.

SPD Smith c Mushfiqur Rahim b Shakib Al Hasan 37 (99b 3x4 0x6) SR: 37.37

End of over 45 (Steve Smith 37(97) not out, Peter Handscomb 8(12) not out)

Drink has been taken on the fourth day. Australia are 95 runs away from victory.

44.1 overs, Aus 170/3 - Smith gets a thick outside edge from a wide and short Taijul Islam delivery. Ball races to the boundary for four.

43.6, Aus 166/3- Handscomb slog sweeps Shakib through square of mid on for four. Fielder placed at square leg lost the ball in the air and did not move.

Australia require a further 103 runs for victory. Bangladesh got thr breakthrough they needed, now they have to make inroads into this Australia lineup. Would Warner's knock prove to be too much for Bangladesh?

41.5, Aus 158/3 - Shakib finally gets his man! It's David Warner who leaves after a fantastic 112. Ball hits Warner on the pads after he wanted to play across the line of the ball.

DA Warner lbw b Shakib Al Hasan 112 (135b 16x4 1x6) SR: 82.96

40.4 overs, Aus 152/2 - Mehedi to Smith, who belts it past mid on for four.

38.1 overs, Aus 143/2 - Warner reaches century in 122 deliveries. He hit 15 boundaries and a six on his way to this magnificent ton.

Welcome to our live updates of the fouth day of the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia being played at the Sher-e-Bangla Nationa;l Stadium in Mirpur. We have been treated to a fantastic Test match so far and the day of reckoning has come. Australia need a further 156 runs victory. David Warner has looked to take the game away from Bangladesh with his positive batting yesterday. The opener moved his feet well against the spinners and dispatched anything short or wide.

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