India kick Bangladesh by 77 runs to equivocate whitewash | Reuters

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DHAKA Brisk half-centuries from India’s Shikhar Dhawan and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped set adult a 77-run feat opposite Bangladesh in a third and final one-day general and wand off a 3-0 whitewash.

Opener Dhawan’s 73-ball 75 and Dhoni’s 69 off 77 balls laid a substructure for India’s 317-6 in their 50 overs after Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza won a toss and put a visitors in to bat with hazard of sleet in a evening.

The rain, however, did not arrive and Bangladesh, who had absolutely won a initial dual ODIs of a three-match series, were bundled out for 240 in 47 overs.

Soumya Sarkar gave Bangladesh a feeling start in their follow notwithstanding losing his opening partner Tamim Iqbal (five) in a second over and a hosts crossed 50 inside 7 overs.

But paceman Dhawal Kulkarni, who also discharged Tamim, pegged Bangladesh behind by promulgation behind a dangerous Sarkar after his 34-ball 40, that enclosed 5 fours and dual sixes.

Barring Tamim, many of Bangladesh’s recognized batsmen got starts though nothing of them managed to modify them into suggestive contributions and got out perplexing to keep adult with a compulsory run rate.

Suresh Raina, whose 21-ball 38 ensured a 300-plus sum for India, was a many successful bowler with his part-time off-spin and picked adult 3-45 in his 8 overs.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked adult dual wickets while giving divided 35 runs in his full share of 10 overs.

Earlier, India mislaid Rohit Sharma (29) after a decent start though managed to say a healthy run rate on a delayed Mirpur aspect by a 75-run mount for a second wicket between Dhawan and India’s exam captain Virat Kohli (25).

Left-handed Dhawan looked in high hold and strike 10 fours in his hit before he untimely a lift shot opposite Mortaza true to Nasir Hossain during mid-wicket where a fielder timed his burst ideally to finish a locate over his head.

Dhoni afterwards total with Ambati Rayudu (44) for a cultivatable mount of 93 for a fourth wicket before descending to Mortaza, held good by Mustafizur Rahman in a deep.

Raina afterwards supposing a late attack with 3 fours and dual sixes to assistance set adult a high follow for a hosts.

Mashrafe took 3 wickets though gave divided 76 in his 10 overs while left-arm paceman Mustafizur picked adult dual some-more wickets to take his total to 13 wickets in his entrance series.

(Writing by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai, modifying by Pritha Sarkar)

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