India inch closer to semis with 50-run win over Bangladesh

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Published: 6/23/2024 5:24:05 AM

India maintained their unbeaten streak in the ongoing T20 mega event with a clinical win over Bangladesh on Saturday.

The Rohit Sharma-led side registered a 50-run win to inch closer to the semi-finals of the 2024 T20 World Cup.

Getting an invitation to bat first, India posted a total of 196 for 5 in 20 overs, thanks to Hardik Pandya's 50 not out off 27 balls.

Tanzim Hasan Sakib was the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh with figures of 2 for 32 in his four overs.

India maintained their dominance in the second innings as well, restricting Bangladesh for 146 for 8.

Kuldeep Yadav was the highest wicket-taker for the 2007 champions with figures of 3 for 19 while Jasprit Bumrah also starred with 2 for 13.

Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first against India

Men in Blue have won their first game of this round against Afghanistan, while the Tigers lost to Australia.

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