IND vs BAN, ICC T20 World Cup 2022: India inch closer to semifinal with Bangladesh win


Adelaide : Indian team conquer Bangladesh in Adelaide by 5 runs in a rain affected thriller, securing crucial 2 points. Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav with the Bat & Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh with the ball powered India to get closer towards semi final.

Defending a total of 185 runs, Bangladesh wrecked havoc on Indian bowling line up with Liton Das smashing bowlers all over the ground in the powerplays, scoring a total of 60(27) runs. It was at this time that rain interrupted the match for almost 40 mins , the revised target after the rain was reduced to 151 runs from 16 overs. Bangladesh never seemed to get the previous momentum after the rain as after losing the wicket of Liton off a brilliant run out from KL Rahul, Bangladesh line up tumbled in the overs of Arshdeep Singh and Hardik Pandya, losing quick 6 wickets. However, Nurul Hasan and Taskin Ahmed stood against India as pillars and began hitting big. With 19 required of the last over Nurul struck 10 off the 1st 5 deliveries of Arshdeep Singh, with 7 required off the last ball, he could only manage a single and India gathered vital points.

In the 1st innings, having put to Bat 1st , India lost their captain Rohit Sharma early, but KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav built crucial partnerships with Virat Kohli who scored a match winning knock of 64*(44), taking India to 184 runs and becoming the player of the match.

Brief Scorecard :

1st Innings

India : 184-6(20)

Virat Kohli : 64*(44)

KL Rahul : 50(32)


Hasan Mahmud : 3/47

2nd Innings

Bangladesh : 145-6(16)

Liton Das : 60(27)


Hardik Pandya : 2/28

Arshdeep Singh : 2/38

Result : India win by 5 runs (DLS Method)