In the ICC World Cup 2023 match that took place in PUNE, India defeated Bangladesh by a score of seven wickets to advance to the next round. Virat Kohli scored an undefeated century, and Shubman Gill scored a half-century.
Virat Kohli scored an undefeated century, which was his 48th in the 50-over format and his 78th overall, as India chased a score of 257 with the loss of three wickets and 51 balls to spare. This enabled India to easily reach their target of 261, which they accomplished without much difficulty.
India’s blazing start
In yet another instance. The Indian team’s run chase got off to a blazing start thanks to the efforts of their skipper, Rohit Sharma, who, together with Shubman Gill, scored 88 runs for the first wicket stand.
Rohit, who had a significant amount of control over the opening stand, was out after scoring a 48 off of 40 balls. His innings included seven fours and two sixes.
Platform sets for Virat Kohli
After that, Virat Kohli joined Shubman Gill at the crease. And Although these two of them formed another significant partnership for India. Together, they contributed 44 runs to the overall score, but Gill was out of the game not long after he reached his fifty.
With a fantastic 53, he continued to be a significant contribution to India’s fourth triumph in the ICC World Cup 2023. His score of 55 includes two boundaries and five bounds.
After that, Virat Kohli was a part of another brief partnership. While Shreyas Iyer played a careful 19-run knock, giving up 25 balls and scoring only two boundaries.
Virat kohli and KL Rahul Partnership
After that, KL Rahul joined Virat Kohli and provided him with some subtle support with his unbeaten run-a-ball score of 34. Then, the star batter hammered Nasum Ahmed for a six to register India’s fourth consecutive victory in the ongoing big tournament.
He maintained his perfect record with a score of 103 from 97 balls, which included six fours and four sixes.
Despite India’s resounding victory over Bangladesh, the team was unable to overtake New Zealand. And claim the top spot in the standings for the ICC World Cup 2023 due to the fact that they had a lower net run rate.
ICC World Cup 2023 Bangladesh Openers
Even with a strong start from their openers Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das. Bangladesh was only able to reach 256/8 in the allowed 50 overs after they made the decision to bat first.
Together, they were able to dominate the bowlers for India and put together a partnership that was worth 93 runs. However, Tanzid Hasan was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav shortly after reaching his half-century.
He reached his score of 51 in just 43 deliveries after hitting five boundaries and three sixes along the way.
Impact of Liton Das
Das, on the other hand, held his ground and had brief partnerships with Najmul Hossain Shanto (8) and Mehidy Hasan Miraz (3) before ultimately being run out in the 28th over with 137 runs already on the board.
With a score of 66 from 82 balls that included seven fours, he maintained his position as Bangladesh’s leading scorer.
After the wicketkeeper batsman was removed from the game, the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim was joined Towhid Hridoy at the crease.
Together, the two batsmen established a foundational 42-run partnership that lasted until the former batsman was removed in the 38th over.
Rahim and Mahmudullah shared in a brief partnership
After that, Rahim and Mahmudullah shared in a brief partnership of 22 runs till Jasprit Bumrah’s slower delivery bowled him out for 38. Mahmudullah subsequently joined Rahim in the batting lineup. His score of 46 included one boundary and a six off of the bowling.
After that, Mahmudullah took leadership of Bangladesh’s batting and added important runs to the team’s total at the tail before being castled by Bumrah in the final over of the game. Bumrah eventually bowled Mahmudullah out.
He kept his place as a significant run-getter for Bangladesh with a quick 46 off of 36 balls. Which he studied with three boundaries and as many sixes as he had boundaries.
India’s Bowling Performance
Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj led India’s bowling assault with two wickets each. While Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur each took one wicket. Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur each took one wicket.