Bangladesh were eliminated from the ICC World Twenty20 conceding a one-run defeat in the last-ball thriller against mighty India at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday.Chasing a target of 147 runs, Bangladesh finished on 145 for 9 in 20 overs in their third Group-2 Super-10 stage match.
Dashing opener Tamim Iqbal hit team highest 35 runs off 32 balls, including five boundaries. He was stumped by Indian skipper MS Dhoni off Ravindra Jadeja.
Tamim received life twice — first on 6 when Ashish Nehra dropped a return catch and second on 16 when Jasprit Bumrah failed to take the catch.
Sabbir Rahman scored 26 runs while Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim scored 22, 21, 18 and 11 runs respectively.
Bangladesh lost their 3rd wicket, Sabbir Rahman, at 69 runs in 9.2 overs. Sabbir was stumped by MS Dhoni off a Suresh Raina delivery scoring 26 runs.
Bangladesh faced the first jolt at 11/1 in 2.2 overs losing Mohammad Mithun who was caught by Hardik Pandya off Ravichandran Ashwin.
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya took two wickets for 20, 22 and 29 runs. Suresh Raina and Ashish Nehra took one wicket each for 9 and 29 runs.
Earlier, the Bengal Tigers’ disciplined bowling restricted mighty India to 146 for 7 in 20 overs that witnessed 10 boundaries and six sixes.
Bangladesh bowlers even denied the Indians batting strength to mount up any individual big figure.
Suresh Raina top-scored with 30 off 23 ball, including one boundary and two sixes, and was out at 112/4 in 15.1 overs.
India lost their four middle-order batsmen — Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh and Ravindra Jadeja — for 25 runs in 4 overs from 112/4 in 15.1 overs to 137/7 in 19.1 overs.
Suresh Raina and Hardik Pandya were shown the dressing room by pacer Al Amin Hossian, the duo was respectively caught by Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarkar.
Shuvagata Hom claimed his first T20I wicket bowling out Indian hard-hitter Virat Kohli in his 3rd over spell when India collected 95 for 3 in 13.4 overs.
Shuvagata broke down the 3rd pair of 50 runs in 6.4 overs, departing Kohli who stayed with Suresh Raina. Kohli was out for run-a-ball 24, including one six.
Cutter-master Mustafizur Rahman made the first breakthrough for the Tigers dismissing opener Rohit Sharma at India’s 42/1 in 6-over. Mustafiz conceded 20 runs in 2 overs to take the first one.
R Sharma was caught by Sabbir Rahman scoring 18 runs for India, the side sent in to bat first.
For his 2nd one Mustafiz bowled out Ravindra Jadeja at india’s 137/7 in 19.1 overs.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan made the 2nd jolt in the mighty Indians batting castle sending opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan back by lbw at 45/2 in 7 overs.
Mustafizur Rahman and Al-Amin Hossain took two wickets each for 34 and 37 runs. Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan and Shuvagata Hom took on wickets for 4, 23 and 24 runs.