On This Day: India Ease Past Bangladesh into Champions Trophy Final

On this present day three years in the past, the Indian cricket group registered a cushty win over Bangladesh within the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy to arrange a last conflict towards Pakistan.

Successful the toss and electing to area first, India bought early breakthroughs however Bangladesh rebounded effectively and at 154-Three in 27 overs have been effectively set to publish an honest goal on the board.

Nonetheless, the dismissal of Tamim Iqbal by Kedhar Jadhav proved to be a turning level for the Indians. The Bangladesh batsmen struggled to barter Jadhav’s sling-arm off-spin and because of this, have been pressured to tackle different bowlers.

India then put the squeeze on within the dying overs and Bangladesh might solely handle 264-7 of their 50 overs. Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) high scored for them.

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In response, India bought off to a flyer due to Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan was dismissed within the 15th over simply earlier than he might full his half-century however that didn’t deter India within the slightest.

Rohit was then joined by skipper Virat Kohli within the center and the 2 managed to sew collectively an unbeaten 178-run partnership and get India dwelling with some ease.

Rohit notched up a century whereas Virat missed out on one by four runs because the Indian group made the run chase look straightforward, albeit aided by a floor that supplied little or no to the bowlers.

India would finally go on to lose within the last to arch-rivals Pakistan.

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