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Bangladesh Creates History Beating India By 6 Wickets


June 23, 2015: Bangladesh beat India by six wickets in the 2nd game of the 3-match ODI series to win their first series against India.

Young Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rehman (6/43) got second man of the match in two games. Indian batsmen was unable to read his slower balls as they were folded for 200 in 45 overs.

Shikhar Dhawan(53) was the highest scorer for India. MS Dhoni supported him with 47 runs to his name. Chasing a total of 200 runs, hosts scored it in just 38 over’s.

This ODI series win against India is followed by win against Pakistan and Zimbabwe. The Tigers have now won 10 ODIs in a row and four of their last six ODI series at home.

Opener Tamim Iqbal (13) got a life dangerously when a catch by Virat Kohli at extra cover by seamer Dhawal Kulkarni was said not out by third umpire. But he went to pavilion playing a similar shot soon after with Bangladesh at 34.

Soumya Sarkar and Litton Das shared 52 runs for the second wicket before Soumya (34) was foxed by a Ravichandran Ashwin arm ball that kept low to trap him lbw. Patel foxed Liton (36) with a flighted delivery that picked the edge all the way to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s gloves.

After that Shakib Al Hassan and Mushfiqur Rahim played brilliantly. They rotated the strike well. But Mushfiq (31) was run out when the score was 152/4. That brought some smiles in the faces of the Indians as they thought of making a comeback in the game.

Shakib had other plans, and with his experience, steered his team to victory.

By: Rifat Rahn


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