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Warm-up match: Tigers need 325 for win against India


Dhaka– Bangladesh need 325 runs against India for winning the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match at Kennington Oval in London on Tuesday.Sent in to bat first, India scored 324 for 7 in 50 overs with Dinesh Karthik top-scoring 94 off 77 balls, including eight boundaries and one over boundary.Number-6 batsman Hardik Pandya played an unbeaten innings of 80 off 54 balls, including six boundaries and four over boundaries, while Shikhar Dhawan was another notable scorer with a half century of 60 off 67 balls, including seven boundaries.Karthik retired at India’s 208/5 in 35th over after sharing two partnership figures of 75 and 100 runs in the 4th and 3rd pairs with Kedar Jadhav and Dhawan respectively. Bangladesh’s slow left arm spinner Sunzamul Islam broke both the 4th and 3rd pairs at 196/4 in 32.5 overs and at 121/3 in 22.4 overs respectively.Kedar Jadhav (31) who shared an innings of 10.1 overs with Karthik in the 4th pair was bowled out by Sunzamul.To depart the 3rd pair, Sunzamul dismissed Shikhar Dhawan who was caught by Mehedi Hasan Miraz.Dhawan and Karthik bounced back after losing tow top order batsmen — Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane — quickly at 21/2 in 6.1 overs.Hardik Pandya shared a partnership score of 86 in 12.5 overs with Ravindra Jadeja in the 6th stand to carry the team total to 294/6 in 47.5 overs from 208/5 in 35 overs. Ravindra Jadeja was out for 32 runs.Mustafizur Rahman bowled out India’s 2nd wicket Ajinkya Rahane (11 off 21b; 1×4) by a good length delivery. Bangladesh pace bowler Rubel Hossian broke India’s opening pair at 1.1 overs for the first breakthrough as he bowled out Indian opener Rohit Sharma.Delivering 9 overs each, Rubel Hossain captured three wickets for 50 runs while Sunzamul Islam bagged two for 74 runs. Mustafizur Rahman took one wicket for 53 runs in 8 overs. Bangladesh stand-in-captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bowl first against giant India.UNB news agency


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