India almost certain to reach the semi-finals, beats Bangladesh by 5 runs in a thrilling match
ICC T20 World Cup: India beat Bangladesh by five runs
Team India defeated Bangladesh by 5 runs in a breathtaking crucial match in the T20 World Cup on Wednesday. With this, Team India has reached very close to the semi-finals.
Bangladesh captain Shakib-ul-Hasan won the toss and invited Team India to bat first. Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli's half-century, and Surya's cameo helped India score 184 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs.
In reply, Bangladesh opener Liton Das made a tremendous start. Before the rain started, Bangladesh had scored 66 runs in 7 overs and did not lose any wickets. However, after the rain stopped, Bangladesh got a revised target of 151 runs in 16 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis rule. From here Rohit's team turned the game and Bangladesh lost.
Liton Das was run out on the second ball of the 8th over. He fell victim to a direct throw from Lokesh Rahul. Liton scored 60 runs in 27 balls. Najmul Hossain Santo was caught on the first ball of the 10th over. Suryakumar Yadav caught at long-on off Shami's ball. Santo scored 21 runs off 25 balls. Afif Hossain was caught on the first ball of the 12th over. On Arshdeep Singh's ball, Suryakumar, running from long-on, came to mid-off and caught. a