The World Cup 2023 saw the India vs Bangladesh match being played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on the 19 October, 2023.
India managed to snap up their fourth consecutive win in the World Cup 2023 and as a result maintain their spot in the second position on the points table.
The ‘Bangla Tigers' gave a gusty performance in their batting effort and posted a respectable total of 256 runs in their 50 overs.
But India were up to the task in their chase and courtesy of the 48th ODI hundred by Virat Kohli, they managed to chase down the target with seven wickets in their hands and 51 balls remaining in the match.
India will look to carry the momentum into their next game, which is a very important match against New Zealand.
The Kiwis have been the form team in the competition so far. The stage is set for a cracker of a contest as both India and New Zealand will be looking to maintain their undefeated run in the tournament.
It might well lead to the fact that the winner of the India vs New Zealand match finishes as the table topper in the World Cup 2023.
India vs Bangladesh Result: India won by 7 Wickets
Bangladesh won the toss in the India vs Bangladesh match in World Cup 2023. They won the toss and decided to bat first courtesy of a foundation knock by Litton Das (66 off 82) and a finishing touch by Mahmudullah Riyad (46 off 36), they were able to put up a fighting total of 256 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their 50 overs.
However, the target proved inadequate for the inform Indian batting line up and on the basis of a strong show by Rohit Sharma and Kohli, the hosts were able to chase down the target in 41.3 overs losing just three wickets.
Cometh the next match, India will be looking to maintain their current form and ride on the momentum to overcome the frontier of New Zealand in the World Cups. It is going to be a delightful contest for cricket fans as the two teams will be looking to maintain their winning run and solidify their claim for a spot in the semi-finals.
Bangladesh Innings: After deciding to bat first Bangladesh got a solid start as openers Tanzid Hasan (51 off 43) and Litton Das (66 off 82) both scored gutsy half-centuries. Tanzid Hasan was the first wicket to fall for Bangladesh as Kuldeep Yadav sent him back to the pavilion in the 15th over of the innings. After this Bangladesh suffered a mini-collapse, when they lost four wickets for just 48 runs.
Even after this Bangladesh kept losing wickets in regular intervals. However, the runs also kept coming along the way. Mushfiqur Rahim (36 off 46) played an anchoring knock and towards the end, it was Mahmudullah Riyad (46 off 36) who played a fiery cameo to take Bangladesh to a total of 256 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their 50 overs.
Among the Indian bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, and Ravindra Jadeja picked up a couple of wickets each. Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav also struck one wicket each. The pick of the Indian bowlers was Ravindra Jadeja, whose two wickets came at the cost of 38 runs in his 10 overs.
India's Chase: India had a great start to the chase as Shubman Gill ( 53 off 55) and Rohit Sharma (48 off 40) gave them a solid start. After the dismissal of Shamra, Kohli got together with Gill and then KL Rahul to guide India to a seven-wicket win over their new nemesis, Bangladesh.
After this win, India now have eight points from four matches. They are currently in the second spot in the points table followed by New Zealand, who are better positioned due to a better net run rate.
Man of the Match | India vs Bangladesh Result
Virat Kohli walked into bat when India were stationed at 88 for one in 12.4 overs. He not only stabilised the ship but also ensured that India maintained a good scoring rate. Even after losing Gill and Shreyas Iyer as partners, Kohli remained unbeaten and scored 103 runs off 97 deliveries guiding India to a convincing victory of seven wickets with 51 balls remaining in the match.
This brilliant batting display by Kohli earned him the Player of the Match award for the India vs Bangladesh match in World Cup 2023.
India vs Bangladesh Final Scorecard
|Tanzid Hasan||lbw b Kuldeep Yadav||51 (43)|
|Litton Das||c Shubman Gill b Ravindra Jadeja||66 (82)|
|Najmul Hossain Shanto||lbw b Ravindra Jadeja||8 (17)|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||c Rahul b Siraj||3 (13)|
|Towhid Hridoy||c Shubman Gill b Thakur||16 (35)|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||c Ravindra Jadeja b Bumrah||38 (46)|
|Mahmdullah||b Bumrah||46 (36)|
|Nasum Ahmad||c Rahul b Siraj||14 (18)|
|Mustafizur Rahman||not out||1 (7)|
|Shorifu Islam||not out||7(3)|
|Total||256/8 (50 Overs)|
|Rohit Sharma||c Towhid Hridoy b Hasan Mahmud||48 (40)|
|Shubman Gill||c Mahmudullah b Mehidy Hasan Miraz||53 (55)|
|Virat Kohli||not out||103 (97)|
|Shreyas Iyer||c Mahmudullah b Mehidy Hasan Miraz||19 (25)|
|KL Rahul||not out||34 (34)|
|Total||261/3 (41.3 Overs)|
|Mehidy Hasan Miraz||10||47||2||4.70|