Team India Reached Semi-Finals By Defeating Bangladesh

India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs in ICC World Cup 2019 In the match played at Birmingham’s Edgbaston Ground, India batted well and then bowled superbly. India batted first and present 314 runs challenge. In reply, the Bangladesh team all out at 286 runs in 48 overs. For Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan (66) scored most runs. He hit 6 fours in his innings of 74 balls. With this victory, India has made a place in the semi-finals.

Points of India and Bangladesh

The Indian team is second in the points table with 13 points in eight matches. India is the second team to reach the final four after Australia. Bangladeshi team is now completely out of the semi-final race. For them, it was a match of ‘do or die’. Bangladesh is at seventh place with seven points in eight matches.

Bangladesh Started Well

Chasing the target, Bangladesh made a strong start. Tamim Iqbal (22) and Soumya Sarkar added 39 runs for the first wicket. Shami sent Tamim to the pavilion. Sarkar and Shakib brought the team’s score to 74, but on the way, Hardik Pandya made the Soumya as his victim. Shakib batted well and as long as he was on the field, the team’s hopes were alive.

Hardik Pandya broke the hope of Bangladesh’s victory

But Hardik Pandya ended the hopes of Bangladesh’s victory by dismissed Shakib at the fifth ball of the 34th over. After their departure, Sabbir Rahman (36) and Mohammad Saifuddin (51 not out) took the lead and shared 66-run partnership for the seventh wicket. Bumrah broke this partnership on a total score of 245.

Saifuddin then kept the match on the road of victory with Mashrafe Mortaza (8), Mustafizur Rahman (0), Rubley Hossain (9). But Jasprit Bumrah gave India victory by taking two wickets in the last two balls of the 48th over.

For India, Jaspreet Bumrah took four, Hardik Pandya three, Yuzwendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammed Shami picked up one wicket each.

India’s inning

Earlier, India won the toss and scored 314 runs by losing 9 wickets in 50 overs. Rohit Sharma (104) scored highest runs from India. He hit 7 fours and five sixes in 92 balls.

It is Rohit’s fourth century in this World Cup. He has become the highest run scorer in this World Cup. Apart from them, Lokesh Rahul (77), Rishabh Pant (48), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (35), Virat Kohli (26), Hardik Pandya (0), Dinesh Karthik (8) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2) and Mohammad Shami Contributed one run.

From Bangladesh side, Mustafizur Rahman took 5 wickets. Shakib Al Hasan, Rubel Hossain, and Soumya Sarkar got one wicket each. A batsman from India returned to the pavilion by being run out.

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