ICC Champions Trophy: India Beats Bangladesh by 9 Wickets
England: India wins against Bangladesh by easily reaching the target of 265 runs in 40.1 overs by just losing one wicket at Edgbaston, Burmingham. India will be playing finals against Pakistan at Kennington Oval, London, on Sunday, June 18.
Rohit Sharma has played a good innings with 123 runs in 129 balls. Virat Kohli partnered with him and made 96 runs in 78 balls. The partnership made a total of 178 runs. Shikhar Dhawan played well and got out at 46 runs (34). Mortaza took his wicket.
“I was determined to get a big one this time. After playing a few overs initially, it was like you making a mistake and getting out,” Rohit Sharma said.
Bangladesh had an initial breakthrough, but couldn’t stop runs and break the partnership between Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Kohli was in good form and played his classic shots.
“We have some youngsters who have no experience, but we also have some experienced players. We will have to work on it in the next game,” said Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladesh skipper.
Indian bowling was also good. Though there were a few easy runs, the bowlers came back and could take wickets and restrain runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Bumrah took two wickets each. Jadeja and Jadhav took one wicket each.
Overall, it was an easy victory for India. The team could finish the match with 59 balls remaining.