Bangladesh rode on fluent half centuries from opener Tamim Iqbal (70) and wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim (61) to post 264/7 against India in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals match at the Edgbaston Stadium here on Thursday. Tamim and Mushfiqur posted a 123-run third-wicket partnership to steady the Bangladesh ship after the tigers were reduced to 36/2.
For the men-in-blue, medium pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/53), Jasprit Bumrah (2/40) and part-timer Kedar Jadhav (2/22) were the main wicket-takers.
IND 181/1 (28.5 Ovs)
Ind 156/1 in 23 overs
Four. Great shot from Kohli as he drives Mustafizur straight past long-off.IND 128/1 (21.0 Ovs)
IND need 147 runs in 186 balls at 4.74 rpo
Ind 99/1 in 16 overs: Rohit Sharma notches up his fifty, his third in this Champions Trophy. He took on Shakib by scoring two successive boundaries, 12 from the over.
Both teams named unchanged squads for the crucial match.
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (captain), Yuvraj Singh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.