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India vs Bangladesh, T20 World Cup Blog: India Beat Bangladesh by 5 Runs

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India vs Bangladesh Live Score: India Claim Pole Position

In their fourth Group 2 match at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, India defeated Bangladesh by five wickets. A half-century each by virat Kohli and Rahul helped India score 184/6 at the Adelaide Oval after being asked to bat first.

Following a rain interruption, Bangladesh had a good start with the bat, but the match was reduced to 16 overs.  As Bangladesh could only manage 145/6 against a revised target of 151 runs, the Indian bowlers looked in fine form as they defended a revised target of 151 runs.

As a result of this victory, India has claimed top spot in Group 2. Their qualification for the semi-finals is not mathematically official yet, but they are all but through. However, Bangladesh is still in the running.

India vs Bangladesh: India Win by 5 Runs

Three victories in four matches for Indian team, as they have handed Bangladesh a five-run defeat here at the Adelaide Oval. Arshdeep Singh had 20 runs to defend in the last over, and he prove to be successful, conceding 14 runs.

For Bangladesh, this is a heartbreaking defeat, as they truly were dominating the game at one stage.

India vs Bangladesh Live Score: 20 Needed in Last Over

We go into the last over!

Taskin Ahmed did well to hit a four and a six off Hardik Pandya’s bowling in the penultimate over, but only a solitary run came from the other four deliveries.

Bangladesh are 131/6 after 15 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: 12 Runs From Arshdeep’s Over

Nurul Hasan Sohan is trying his best to keep his team in the game, but will best prove to be enough? Bangladesh accumulate 12 runs from the 14th over.

At the end of 14 overs, Bangladesh are 120/6.

Ind vs Ban Live: Bangladesh in Deep Trouble

Is this curtains for Bangladesh?

Fantastic over from Hardik Pandya, as he picked up two crucial wickets of Yasir Ali and Mossadek Hossain. Bangladesh are now 112/6 at the end of 13 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Big Blow For Bangladesh As 2 Wickets Fall

The pressure is once again on Bangladesh as they lose Afif (3 off 5 balls) off Arshdeep’s first delivery. Afif’s slog is mistimed as Suryakumar takes a well-judged catch running in from the deep.

India vs Bangladesh: Shakib Steps Up

Skipper Shakib Al Hasan steps up for Bangladesh by playing some smart cricket as he makes good use of the field to hit two back-to-back boundaries against Ashwin.

There was a chance for another wicket after Afif Hossain tried to reverse sweep the Indian bowler. However, Afif’s top edge just falls a little ahead of a diving Rohit Sharma.

Bangladesh 99/2 after 11 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Shami Strikes

India lifted their game once again, picking the wicket of Shanto (21 off 25 balls). The Bangladesh opener tried to slog Shami over the covers but ended up finding Suryakumar Yadav at long on. The Indian seamer bowled an excellent over conceding just four runs and taking a wicket.

Bangladesh 88/2 after 10 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Hardik Bowls His First Over

Nine runs comes off Hardik Pandya’s first over of the match as Najmul Hossain Shanto dispatches the Indian all-rounder for a six over fine leg.

Bangladesh 84/1 after 9 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Litton Departs After a Direct Hit from Rahul

Litton Das’s brilliant innings came to end following a direct hit from KL Rahul at the non-striker’s end off Ravichandran Ashwin’s over. The Bangladesh opener departs after making 60 off just 27 balls as India starts well after rain plays spoilsport at Adelaide.

Bangladesh 74/1 after 8 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Match to Resume in 10 Minutes

The match will resume in 10 minutes and has been reduced to 16 overs. Bangladesh require another 85 runs from nine overs according to the updated scores to win the encounter.

India vs Bangladesh: Umpires Out in the Middle

The last cover on the pitch has been removed as a loud cheer erupts from the stadium. The umpires are in the middle and are having a discussion.

India vs Bangladesh: Match Past Cut-off Time

The cut-off time for losing overs has passed. It continues to drizzle though the covers are off. The Indian fans will be hopeful that not many overs will be lost in the match as Bangladesh are 17 runs ahead on Duckworth Lewis.

India vs Bangladesh: Covers Coming Off

Though it is still drizzling, the covers have started to come off and play could resume in a few minutes.

India vs Bangladesh: 12 Minutes Away From Losing Overs

It’s still raining at Adelaide Oval but it seems to be a passing shower according to the weather radar. Commentator, Harsha Bhogle has mentioned that 12 minutes is still left on the clock until overs will be lost from the match.

India vs Bangladesh: Rain Disrupts Play

With Bangladesh at 66/0, players are taken off the field as it’s now pouring over the Adelaide Oval.

Bangladesh are ahead by 17 runs on Duckworth Lewis, if the rain doesn’t stop. However, the forecast says these are just passing showers.

India vs Bangladesh: Change of Tactics from Rohit

The Indian skipper Rohit Shrama brings Axar Patel into the attack to stop the Bangladesh run flow and it seemed to be a good decision as just six runs come off the left-arm spinner’s over.

Bangladesh 66/0 after 7 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Quick Fifty for Litton

Litton seems to be in fine touch as he reaches his fifty off just 21 deliveries. An expensive over from Shami who concedes 16 runs off it as Bangladesh looks in total control.

Bangladesh 60/0 after 6 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Litton Continues His Onslaught

An excellent scoop shot over fine leg from Litton is the highlight of the over from Bhuvneshwar as he races to 41 off just 19 balls.

Bangladesh 44/0 after 5 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Shami Comes Into the Attack

Mohammed Shami comes into the attack for India replacing Arshdeep and bowls a good over, conceding just five runs.

Bangladesh 35/0 after 4 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Karthik Drops a Chance

Litton survives another scare as wicket-keeper Karthik drops a chance of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s over. A thick edge from Litton as Karthik throws himself to his right, arms outstretched, but to no gain as he just manages to get his fingertips to it.

It turned out to be another expensive over from India as 16 came off it.

Bangladesh 30/0 after 3 overs.

India vs Bangladesh: Bangladesh Survives Early Scare

India would have claimed their first wicket, had not Litton Das’s nick of Arshdeep Singh bounced just ahead of wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik. The soft-signal was not out but the umpires went upstairs and the review showed that Litton was safe.

It was an expensive over from Arshdeep, nonetheless, with 12 coming off it.

India vs Bangladesh: Bhuvneshwar Bowls a Tight First Over

As usual, Bhuvneshwar Kumar opened the Indian attack by bowling the first over. The experinced seamer gave away just two runs.


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