In the 18th World Cup match between India and Bangladesh, India won the fourth consecutive match by defeating Bangladesh. Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Batting first, Bangladesh, despite getting a good start from the opener batsman, could score only 256 runs in 50 overs. In comparison, India won the match by taking 3 wickets for 261 runs in 41.3 overs. India won the match by 7 wickets with 51 balls remaining. By winning this match, India won the fourth consecutive match in the World Cup, while Bangladesh lost this match and it became a hat-trick of defeats in the World Cup.
India vs Bangladesh First Innings
In 17 matches of the World Cup, Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first. Bangladesh batted well in the first powerplay and added 63 runs. Tanzid Hasan scored his first half-century in the ODI World Cup 2023, this is the first ODI half-century of his career.
Bangladesh openers Liton Das and Tanzid Hasan took charge of the innings and made a partnership of 93 runs for the first wicket. Bangladesh’s first wicket came in the form of Tanzid Hasan on a personal score of 51 runs, which was taken LBW by Kuldeep Yadav.
The captain of this match, Shanto, who came to bat after him, could not do anything special. He was dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja after scoring 8 runs. Bangladesh’s second wicket was taken at 110 runs in the last ball of the 20th over.
Bangladesh’s third wicket also fell quickly, which fell as Mehidy Hasan. Mohammed Siraj took this wicket. The biggest role in this wicket is of KL Rahul, who completed the catch by diving and sent Mehidy Hasan to the pavilion.
After him, Liton Das also became the victim of Ravindra Jadeja after scoring 66 runs, with this Bangladesh’s fourth wicket at the score of 137 runs.
In the 38th over, Shardul gave the fifth blow to Bangladesh by getting Towhid Hridoy 16 caught by Gill.
Rahim became the victim of Bumrah after scoring 38 runs. After this, Bumrah sent Mahmudullah to the pavilion by saying 40, Siraj got Bangladesh’s eighth wicket by getting Nasum Ahmed caught by KL Rahul on a personal score of 14 runs. Mushfiqur Rahman remained unbeaten after scoring 1 run and Soriful Islam remained unbeaten after scoring 7 runs.
India vs Bangladesh Second Innings
After restricting Bangladesh to the score of 256 runs, the Indian team, who came to bat, they had a good start. Rohit Sharma and Suman Gill, who came for the open, gave a good start to India. India crossed the 50 score on the last ball of the ninth over. India scored 63 runs in the first power play without losing any wickets.
India took its first wicket in the form of Rohit Sharma on a personal score of 48 runs. Mahmood took the wicket of Rohit Sharma on the fourth ball of the 12th over and with this India’s first wicket fell at 88 runs.
Kohli, who came to bat after him, played aggressively from the beginning. India’s second wicket fell in the form of Shubman Gill on a personal score of 53 runs, Whose wicket was taken by Mehidy Hasan and with this India’s second wicket fell on the second ball of the middle over at the score of 132 runs.
After him, when he came to bat, he became the victim of Mehndi Hasan on the personal score of 19 runs and with this, India’s third and last wicket was out on the first ball of the 30th over at 178 runs.
After him, Rahul, who came to bat, supported Virat Kohli. Rahul scored unbeaten 34 runs in 34 balls with the help of three fours and one six.
Virat Kohli won the match for India by hitting a six on the third ball of the 42nd over and with this, Virat Kohli completed 48 centuries in ODI and with this, he scored his first century in the ICC World Cup 2023. India won the fourth consecutive match.
Man of The Match of India Vs Bangladesh
India’s star batsman and man of the match was Virat Kohli, who scored his first century of the ODI World Cup 2023 in this match and led India to victory with a six. Virat scored 103 unbeaten runs in 97 balls with the help of six fours and four sixes, with India won the fourth consecutive match.
With this, Virat Kohli made the record of scoring 26000 runs in the least number of matches. Virat Kohli did this feat in 567 innings whereas earlier this record was in the name of Sachin Tendulkar who had scored 26000 runs in 601 innings.
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