It was like a revenge match for Bangladesh after quarter final defeat in last World Cup against India and they stunned India by 79 runs. It was a fearless and all round performance from motivated Bangladesh team.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat first. Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar started attacks from the beginning. Sarkar made 54 runs from 40 balls before go out when Bangladesh was at 102 runs. Rains interrupted the match for few minutes. After coming back to crease Bangladesh lost some back to back wickets which made their score to 149 for 4. Tamim Iqbal made 60 runs with 7 fours and 1 six. Then Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman made a stand of 83 runs. Shakib made 52 runs while Sabbir Rahman scored 41 runs and Bangladesh got all out in 307 runs in 49.4 overs.
Aswin took 3 wickets while Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav took 2 wickets each. Mohit Sharma and Jadeja took 1 wicket each.
In chase of 308 runs, Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan also started well and built up a 95 runs stand, but after that Indian batting line up just collapsed and lost 5 wickets ...read moreRead More »