2nd ODI Preview: India eye turnaround opposite gung-ho Bangladesh

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After removing convincingly beaten by hosts Bangladesh in a initial One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to put adult a many improved opening and turn a three-match array in a second ODI during a Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Sunday.

Bangladesh constructed a clinical all-round uncover to explain a noted 79-run feat opposite India in their initial ODI here on Thursday, interjection to left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman (5/50) who finished a dream entrance to conform a feat for a home team.


India never looked to be prepared for a run follow as they mislaid wickets during unchanging intervals to make life formidable for themselves. AFP

It was Bangladesh’s usually fourth win in 30 ODI matches opposite their strong neighbours, that also avenged their argumentative World Cup quarter-final detriment that started feeling among a dual cricketing boards, and culminated with a abdication of Bangladesh’s Mustafa Kamal as a International Cricket Council (ICC) president.

The home group got a feeling start to their innings with openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar giving them a hundred-run mount in reduction than 14 overs. Later on fireworks by Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman helped side strech a measure some-more than 300.

India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was a many successful bowler with 3/51, other pacers and spinners all went for plenty.

In reply, India never looked to be prepared for a run follow as they mislaid wickets during unchanging intervals to make life formidable for themselves.

With a win, Bangladesh has extended their chances of securing a 2017 Champions Trophy berth. The win took Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s side past a West Indies in a ODI group ranking to a seventh mark in a ICC rankings. Both Bangladesh and a West Indies had 88 points before a match. While a Caribbean side sojourn with a same array of points, Bangladesh have jumped to 91.

Nothing went right for India in a initial ODI as Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman were both fined by a ICC on Friday following their mid-pitch collision in Thursday night’s match.

Dhoni was fined 75 per cent of his compare fee, while Mustafizur was docked half of his fee.

On Sunday, a visitors will aim to put all a play behind and demeanour for a uninformed start.

India has really few positives to lift out from a initial ODI. Ashwin’s parsimonious bowling and opener Rohit Sharma’s stoical innings of 63 runs are a dual that a visitors can take home from a initial game.

Pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma, nonetheless picked wickets, unsuccessful to check a run flow. The contingent will demeanour to put adult a many improved opening if India are to stay alive in a series.

Openers Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan giving them a 95-run mount and Suresh Raina entrance adult with few large blows after in a innings, India has zero many to uncover with a bat.

Virat Kohli, who’s final 3 ODI measure being 3,1 and 1, will be energetically watchful to get runs underneath his belt. Ajinkya Rahane also missed out cheaply.

Their opponents have valid they have finished their task good and will aim to put adult another identical uncover and sign a three-match array 2-0 on Sunday itself.

Bangladesh squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Rony Talukdar, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das.

India squad: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma, Dhawal Kulkarni, Stuart Binny, Axar Patel.