ICC World Cup quarterfinals: Shami hunts Soumya Sarkar, Bangladesh four-down against India

Bangladesh innings:

1st over: Umesh Yadav opens the bowling with a tidy over. 3-0
3rd over: Yadav maintains a disciplined line to pick up a maiden as Bangladesh’s openers struggle to throw off the shackles early. 7-0

4th over: Paceman Mohammed Shami eases the pressure with a wayward over and Tamim Iqbal smacks three fours off the bowler. 20-0

6th over: Mohit Sharma is brought into the attack and goes for eight runs, with Tamim hitting him for a four on his third ball

7th over: Yadav has Iqbal caught behind by Dhoni low and the dismissal is confirmed on review after the batsman refers the deccision. Opener Imrul Kayes is run out the next ball by some good work by Ravindra Jadeja after a terrible mix-up with Soumya Sarkar. Mahmudullah comes to the crease. 33-2
10th over: Sarkar tries to spark the Bangladesh innings and pulls an audacious ramp shot off a short ball from Sharma. 44-2.

India Innings:

1st over – Rohit Sharma square drives the first ball of the match, from Mashrafe Mortaza, to the boundary rope for four. India also pick up four leg byes off the fifth delivery. India 8-0.

2nd over – Shikhar Dhawan gets off the mark when he drives the last ball of Taskin Ahmed’s first over through extra cover for four. 12-0

3rd over – Rohit picks up his second boundary when he pushes the ball straight past Mortaza to the rope. India off to a confident start. 17-0

4th over – Rohit, looking in good touch early on, notches another four when he swats a short ball from Ahmed through square leg. 26-0

7th over – The predominantly Indian crowd rise to their feet again as Dhawan belts Mortaza for four. 36-0
8th over – Nasir Hossain, who was brought into the attack after Ahmed, gives up his first boundary when Rohit dances down the pitch and lifts him over extra cover. 41-0

10th over – India reach their 50 inside the first 10 overs without loss, possibly laying the foundation for a massive score. Bangladesh have struggled to threaten with their seamers.  51-0

11th over – With fielding restrictions lifted, Bangladesh immediately return to spin. Mahmudullah is given the ball and makes a steady start. 55-0

 

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