Photos: Rahul, Dhoni dazzle in India's World Cup 2019 warm-up victory over Bangladesh

First Published 29, May 2019, 10:37 AM IST

MS Dhoni and KL Rahul hit centuries as India defeated Bangladesh by 95 runs in their ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up match in Cardiff on Tuesday (May 28). Rahul made 108 at No 4 while Dhoni turned the clock back to smash 113 off 78 balls. India posted 349/7 and restricted the opposition to 264 all out. Kuldeep Yadav (3/47) and Yuzvendra Chahal (3/55) shared six wickets. India open World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5.

Virat Kohli of India and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza exchange team sheets with match referee Andy Pycroft before their ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up match at Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Mortaza won the toss and chose to field first.

Virat Kohli of India and Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza exchange team sheets with match referee Andy Pycroft before their ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up match at Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Mortaza won the toss and chose to field first.

Virat Kohli plays a shot. He scored 47 off 46 balls.

Virat Kohli plays a shot. He scored 47 off 46 balls.

Indian fans cheer Kohli and his men in Cardiff.

Indian fans cheer Kohli and his men in Cardiff.

KL Rahul plays a shot en route to his century. With his 108 runs he seems to have sealed the No 4 spot.

KL Rahul plays a shot en route to his century. With his 108 runs he seems to have sealed the No 4 spot.

MS Dhoni hit eight fours and seven sixes in his 78-ball 113. He and Rahul had a 164-run partnership for the fifth wicket.

MS Dhoni hit eight fours and seven sixes in his 78-ball 113. He and Rahul had a 164-run partnership for the fifth wicket.

Dinesh Karthik signs autographs for fans.

Dinesh Karthik signs autographs for fans.

Jasprit Bumrah (centre) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan for a duck

Jasprit Bumrah (centre) celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan for a duck

Bangladesh fans pictured during the match.

Bangladesh fans pictured during the match.

Kohli enjoys a joke with teammmates on the players balcony.

Kohli enjoys a joke with teammmates on the players balcony.

Kuldeep Yadav (centre) celebrates a wicket with Karthik. He accounted for three victims.

Kuldeep Yadav (centre) celebrates a wicket with Karthik. He accounted for three victims.

Rahul celebrates his century. This ton will not be in the official records are warm-up matches are not accorded ODI status.

Rahul celebrates his century. This ton will not be in the official records are warm-up matches are not accorded ODI status.

Kohli talks to Australian commentator Michael Slater.

Kohli talks to Australian commentator Michael Slater.

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