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Bangladesh beat India by one wicket in first ODI

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Bangladesh’s final wicket pair of Mehidy Hasan Miraj and Mustafizur Rahaman pulled off an absolute heist with an exhilarating 51-run stand as India choked throughout last half an hour to lose a low-scoring opening ODI by one wicket right here on Sunday.

While India produced yet one more poor batting present which noticed them get all-out for 186 in 41.2 overs, the bowlers did a splendid job to scale back Bangladesh to 136 for 9 within the fortieth over.

However KL Rahul, who was entrusted with holding duties to suit him and one other veteran Shikhar Dhawan in the identical XI, dropped an aerial sitter when Bangladesh nonetheless wanted 32 runs.

Washington Sundar additionally didn’t go for a simple catch at third man incomes the wrath of skipper Rohit Sharma as Miraj (38 not out off 39 balls) together with Mustafizur (10 not out) acquired the workforce previous the ending line in precisely 46 overs.

Things went proper all the way down to the wire nevertheless it was Bangladesh who gained the primary ODI.#GroupIndia will look to bounce again within the second ODI of the collection 👍 #BANvIND

Scorecard 👉

— BCCI (@BCCI) December 4, 2022

The 51-run stand between Miraj and Mustafizur was Bangladesh’s highest tenth wicket partnership and the fourth-highest tenth wicket partnership in a profitable ODI chase.

On a observe that assisted each seamers and spinners, Indian top-order barring KL Rahul (73 off 70 balls) flopped badly to be bowled out for a rating under 200.

But the whole that seemed eminently gettable on the break changed into a sizeable one resulting from lion-hearted efforts from Mohammed Siraj (3/32), Shardul Thakur (1/21) and Washington Sundar (2/17).

Debutant Kuldeep Sen’s (2/37) tempo was used to hit him for 3 sixes — two of them in the course of the slog overs whereas Deepak Chahar (1/32) regardless of offering a first-ball breakthrough seemed pedestrian in direction of the tip when there was no nip within the air.

Kuldeep Sen strikes!

Picks up his maiden wicket in #GroupIndia colors.

Live – #BANvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) December 4, 2022

In the tip, Miraj ensured that hosts didn’t undergo a setback in a recreation which ought to have been gained with their bowling effort alone.

Earlier, Rahul struck 73 off 70 balls on a day when the others struggled to get going and when the facet was filled with all-rounders. Rahul hit 5 fours and 4 sixes.

India’s innings lasted 41.2 overs with left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan (5/36) doing many of the injury.

Opting to area, Mustafizur Rahman began the proceedings with a maiden, earlier than India skipper Rohit Sharma opened the guests’ boundary depend by smashing Hasan Mahmud by the hole between level and canopy.

Shikhar Dhawan went down the bottom and acquired his first boundary by sending the ball over cowl.

Bangladesh skipper Litton Das effected an early bowling change, bringing in off-spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz into the assault within the fourth over, and he began on a tidy observe earlier than castling Dhawan for seven.

FIFTY for KL Rahul 👏👏#GroupIndia vice-captain @klrahul brings up his eleventh ODI half-century off 49 deliveries.

Live – #BANvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) December 4, 2022

The opener went for the reverse sweep however the ball bounced a bit greater than regular, touched his wrist earlier than occurring to hit the stumps.

Rohit struck the primary six of the collection when he pulled Mahmud over deep sq. leg after the medium pacer drifted the ball on his pads.

The India skipper once more discovered the deep sq. leg area however this time for a boundary as he employed the sweep shot in opposition to Miraz.

Rohit then selected the off-side, slicing Mahmud alongside the bottom for a boundary after being given loads of width.

It was then the flip of Virat Kohli to choose the deep sq. leg area as the previous captain swept Miraz for a 4.

50-run partnership comes up between KL Rahul and Washington Sundar off 61 deliveries.

Live – #BANvIND

— BCCI (@BCCI) December 4, 2022

Litton made one other bowling change, summoning the seasoned Shakib, and once more he was immediately rewarded because of an excellent supply by the star all-rounder.

Having acquired a begin, Rohit (27 off 31 balls) went for the flip however the ball didn’t, and as an alternative, went previous the within edge earlier than disturbing the center and leg stumps.

There was extra pleasure in retailer for the hosts as, two balls later, the left-arm spinner despatched again Kohli (9) after Litton pulled off an unimaginable catch at cowl after diving full size to his proper, leaving Kohli shocked and the group on the Shere Bangla National Stadium elated.

At 49 for 3 within the eleventh over, India wanted a partnership. KL Rahul joined Shreyas Iyer (24) within the center however the latter was dismissed by Ebadot Hossain (4/47), who was rewarded for bowling to a plan that works finest in opposition to Iyer — short-pitched stuffs.

With the small 43-run stand coming to an finish, Washington Sundar (19) walked in and seemed to assist Rahul in constructing a partnership. However, the duo might add not more than 60 runs as, shortly after Rahul reached his half-century, Washington picked a fielder whereas attempting to play the reverse sweep in opposition to Shakib.

In the following over, Ebadot despatched again Shahbaz Ahmed and Shakib then dismissed Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar to go away India tottering at 156 for eight.