Bangladesh lost their last warm-up game against India by 95 runs at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today. In response to India's mammoth 359 for seven, Bangladesh could only manage 264 runs from 49.3 overs. Bangladesh will be playing their World Cup opener against South Africa at the Kennington Oval in London on June 2.
[Wicket] 49.3- BD 264/10: Mehidy Hasan Miraz run out (Chahal/†Karthik) 27 (30b 0x4 1x6) SR: 90.00
Rubel tries to play it on the leg side but misses it completely and the ball goes between keeper and slip after deflecting off the pad. Mehedi dives in to complete the third run but Karthik whips the bail off before he could get back in the crease. A run-out to end the warm-up between Bangladesh and India. Bangladesh lose by 95 runs.
[wicket] 48.4-BD 262/9: Mohammad Saifuddin c Kuldeep Yadav b Chahal 18 (25b 1x4 0x6) SR: 72.00
Saifuddin top edges a Chahal delivery and finds the fielder.
End of over 47, BD-250/8
Bangladesh require another 110 runs from 18 balls. Miraz and Saifuddin are out in the middle.
Mehidy Hasan 18 (23b)
Mohammad Saifuddin 16 (20b)
Yuzvendra Chahal 9-0-53-2
Vijay Shankar 5-0-36-0
[Wicket] 40.2-BD 216/8: Sabbir Rahman b Jadeja 7 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33
A quick one from Jadeja and Sabbir Rahman chops one on his stumps. The tail is now exposed for the Tigers.
[Wicket] 39.2- BD 216/7: Mosaddek Hossain st †Karthik b Kuldeep Yadav 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Dinesh Karthik collects ball after the wrong one beats Mosaddek's outside edge and he whips the bails off in no time.
[Wicket] 39.1-BD 216/6: Mushfiqur Rahim b Kuldeep Yadav 90 (94b 8x4 2x6) SR: 95.74
Mushfiqur Rahim goes for a sweep off Kuldeep Yadav delivery but misses it completely and hits his stumps. Mushfiqur misses out on his ton.
[Wicket] 35.4-BD 191/5: Mahmudullah b Kuldeep Yadav 9 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00
Mahmudullah comes down the track for a slog but misses it completely and the ball crashes his middle and leg stump. Bangladesh in a spot of bother.
[Wicket] 31.4- BD 169/4: Mohammad Mithun lbw b Chahal 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Mithun completely decieved by the googly as it hits him plumb infront. Mithun goes without trubling the scorer.
[Wicket] 31.3-BD 169/3: Liton Das st Dhoni b Chahal 73 (90b 10x4 0x6) SR: 81.11
Liton goes down the track off a Chahal delivery but misses it completely. The keeper, Dhoni makes no mistake as he takes the bails off to dismiss Liton.
27.6- BD 151/2
Mushfiqur pushes one down the ground for a single and brings up his fifty. Bangladesh require another 203 runs from 22 overs.
Mushfiqur Rahim 50 (58b)
Liton Das 70 (81b)
Yuzvendra Chahal 4-0-24-0
Ravindra Jadeja 1-0-7-0
23.4- BD 121/2
Liton top edges a Chahal delivery that goes over the first slip and goes for a boundary. That brings up fifty for Liton. The right-hander, who looked shaky at times, had played some risky shots and nicked a few on his way to fifty.
End of over 20, BD 102/2
Liton and Mushfiqur Rahim rebuilding the innings after two wickets in consecutive deliveries in the 10th over.
Mushfiqur Rahim 27 (37b)
Liton Das 41 (54b)
Kuldeep Yadav 5-0-25-0
Vijay Shankar 1-0-6-0
19.5- BD 100/2
Liton Das tucks away a Kuldeep Yadav delivery on the leg side to take a single. Hundred comes up for the Tigers.
End of over 15, Ban 75/2
Mushfiqur Rahim 13 (18b)
Liton Das 32 (43b)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4-0-14-0
Kuldeep Yadav 2-0-12-0
Bangladesh look to recover after back-to-back wickets with Liton Das and Musfiqur Rahim trying to build a meaningful partnership. Liton has moved on to 32 and although not at his best, the right-hander has managed to survive a difficult period. Bangladesh need 286 runs from 35 overs.
Bumrah bags Soumya, Shakib off consecutive deliveries
9.5 - Ban 49/2: Shakib Al Hasan b Bumrah 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Shakib falls first ball. Can't dig out the yorker from Bumrah.
9.4 - Ban 49/1: Soumya Sarkar c †Karthik b Bumrah 25 (29b 3x4 1x6) SR: 86.20
Soumya is the first wicket to fall for the Tigers as he inside-edges a delivery from Bumrah through to the wicket-keeper. Shakib Al Hasan comes to the crease
Decent start from Soumya and Liton
Soumya Sarkar and Liton Das are out in the open for the Tigers. Soumya have already played a few fantastic shots against Bumrah and Shami. Liton looking slightly uncomfortable out there in the middle and played on a few deliveries towards his stumps but was lucky to escape. Bangladesh are 33 for no loss after five overs in their chase of India's 359.
End of over 5, Ban 33/0
Liton Das 8 (14b)
Soumya Sarkar 23 (16b)
Mohammed Shami 3-0-20-0
Jasprit Bumrah 2-0-12-0
End of India innings: India 359/7
Rahul, Dhoni tons take India to 359/7
Fantastic tons from KL Rahul and MS Dhoni took India to 359 for 7 in the World Cup warm-up match against Bangladesh. Rahul's 99-ball 108 and Dhoni's 78-ball 113 not only took India out of trouble after they were struggling at 102 for four but put the momentum in India's sails. The duo put up a 164-run partnership together for the fifth wicket and capitalised on any loose balls that were bowled by the Tigers.
The Tigers pacers had started the proceedings well with Mustafizur and Rubel amongst the wickets. Mustafizur went for a few runs in the death overs while Rubel conceeded 25 in his last two after going for 37 in his first six. Abu Jayed failed to settle into a good line and length and was expensive. The spinners came in for some rough treatment with Shakib, Mehedi and Mosaddek going for 58, 40 and 32 runs in six, five and three overs respectively. Shakib picked up two wickets at the end but Dhoni's onslaught towards the end resulted in India putting up a strong target for the Tigers to chase down.
Shakib removes Dhoni
[Wicket] 49.2 - 348/7: Dhoni b Shakib Al Hasan 113 (78b 8x4 7x6) SR: 144.87
Dhoni charges down the ground. He misses but Shakib hits as India lose thier seventh wicket.
48.1: Ind 334/6: Dhoni hits Rahi straight down the ground for six to bring up his ton. Seven fours and six sixes in that innings.
Shakib removes Pandya
[Wicket] 47.3- IND 325/6: HH Pandya c Sabbir Rahman b Shakib Al Hasan 21 (11b 2x4 1x6) SR: 190.90
After being hit for a six and a four, Shakib finally gets Pandya caught at long-on as he attempetd to go big for a maximum.
45.3- IND 289/5
Dhoni tries to go over long on but gets a slight edge and the ball bounces off Liton Das' hands and goes for a boundary. Dhoni dropped on 79.
Rahul shuffles across but misses a Sabbir Rahman delivery that goes around his legs and knocks his stumps off. Sabbir brings an end to brilliant innings from KL Rahul who goes after scoring 108 off 99 balls.
Rahul strikes ton in the warm-up
41.6- IND 255/4
Rahul plays a Sabbir Rahman delivery on the off side and notches a single to reach his hundred off 94 balls.
36.1- Ind 218: Dhoni strikes four off Mosaddek to reach his fifty off 47 deliveries.
35.2 , Ind 206: Dhoni slog sweeps Mehedi Miraz for six to bring up the 100-run partnership between him and Rahul.
29.2- IND 150/4
Rahul goes back but the ball from Mehedi Hasan Miraz that pitched outside off took a wicked turn and goes past the keeper for five wides. India reach 150 as Dhoni and Rahul start rebuilding the innings.
Rahul reaches fifty
25.6- IND 135/4
KL Rahul pushes an Abu Jayed delivery on the off and takes a double to reach his fifty off 45 balls.
India lose their fourth as Rubel bags his second
[Wicket] 21.6 - Ind 102/4: Shankar c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Rubel Hossain 2 (7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 28.57
Outside edge through to the wicket-keeper. Shankar was looking to take the attack to Bangladesh along with KL Rahul at the other end. There goes one of India's No. 4 prospects.
Saifuddin castles Kohli with a yorker
[Wicket] 18.4- 83/3: Kohli b Mohammad Saifuddin 47 (46b 5x4 0x6) SR: 102.17
Saifuddin runs in hard and bowls an yorker of considerable quality and pace. It gets through the defences of Virat Kohli as he is looking to play it towards the on side. Ball hits hits pad just slightly and crashes on to the stumps. Huge wicket.
End of over 16, Ind 69/2
Virat Kohli 38 (37b)
KL Rahul 4 (8b)
Rubel Hossain 2-0-12-1
Mohammad Saifuddin 3-0-13-0
Rubel bags Sharma in his first over
[Wicket] 13.3 - Ind 50/2: Sharma b Rubel Hossain 19 (42b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.23
Rubel Hossain bags the wicket of Sharma. The right-hander drags on a good-length delivery onto his stumps.
End of over 10, Ind 34/1
India have consolidated after the early loss of Dhawan as Kohli and Rohit Sharma look to weather the early movement. A few outside edges fell short of the slip cordon as well. Soft hand coming into play from the India duo.
Rohit Sharma 16 (34b)
Virat Kohli 17 (23b)
Mohammad Saifuddin 1-0-2-0
Mashrafe Mortaza 5-2-13-0
End of over 5, Ind 14/1
4.4 - Ind 11/1: Mustafizur produced the edge off Kohli, the most prolific batsman of our time but Musfiqur did not anticipate and the gap between slip and wicket-keeper was too big.
Virat Kohli 7 (5b)
Rohit Sharma 4 (16b)
Mustafizur Rahman 3-0-12-1
Mashrafe Mortaza 2-2-0-0
Fizz gets Dhawan early
[Wicket] 2.5 - Ind 5/1 S Dhawan lbw b Mustafizur Rahman 1 (9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11
A beautiful inswinger from Mustafizur beats Dhawan for pace as well -- an 137kph delivery. Beats the bats and hits the pad and the umpire raises his finger. Fizz gets the breakthrough.
11:04 am: The players are back on the field and Mustafizur Rahman finally completes the first over. No overs were lost and we will still have a 50-over-a-side game.
End of over 1: Ind 4/0
Rohit Sharma 3 (5b)
Shikhar Dhawan 1 (1b)
Mustafizur Rahman 1-0-4-0
10:58 am: After 20 minutes during which there was more than a bit of a drizzle, the covers have been taken off and play is set to resume in Bangladesh's World Cup warm-up against India at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff.
The forecast was for cloudy weather till 11, and for once it seems to have held true as blue skies can be seen over the ground, promising a stretch of uninterrupted play.
10:38 am: After just two minutes of play, during which Mustafizur Rahman Rahman delivered two balls and conceded four runs, the heavens open and force the players off the field.
10:36 am: The players are now on the field after a six-minute rain delay, with India openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to start proceedings against Bangladesh left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman.
10:31 am: Cheers from the quite sizeable crowd (for a warm-up match) as the covers are taken off and the groundstaff rush to put the stumps in place.
10:20 am: A light drizzle brings the covers onto the field.
10:00 am: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza wins the toss in their World Cup warm-up against India and chooses to field first.
Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (C), Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Abu Jayed, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mosaddek Hossain