MS Dhoni failed to impress fans, but Bumrah ensured India's 28-run victory against Bangladesh. Bumrah finished with 4 for 55 from his 10 overs
India defended 314 against a spirited Bangladesh and became the second team after Australia to reach the semi-finals of World Cup 2019. MS Dhoni scored 35 off 33, but his low scoring rate during his stay at the crease did not benefit India. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah's brilliance at the death helped India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs to clinch a semi-final berth.
The India vs Bangladesh ICC World Cup 2019 league match that took place in Birmingham saw India defending 314 against Bangladesh to become the second team after Australia to reach the semi-finals.
Winning the toss, captain Virat Kohli decided to bat first looking to set a huge total and gain an early advantage. Although he failed and was out just after scoring 26 runs, vice-captain Rohit Sharma ensured the Men in Blue put up a big total on the board.
India’s middle-order failed again to impress fans, MS Dhoni’s low scoring rate in particular irked many fans. The final over of the Indian innings saw two dot deliveries followed by a wicket. MS Dhoni refused to take a single of the first two deliveries and though the stage was set for him to finish the innings in style, he struggled against Mustafizur Rahman.
MS Dhoni did score 35 off 33, but his strike rate during the initial period of his stay did not benefit India.
On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah's brilliance at the death helped India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs to book a semi-final berth in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday (July 2). Bumrah finished with 4 for 55 in his 10.
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