India defeat Bangladesh by massive margin of 95 runs

In cricket, India defeated Bangladesh by a massive margin of 95 runs in the second and final warm-up game of the ICC World Cup at Cardiff in England today. Chasing the victory target of 360 runs, Bangladesh were bundled out for 264 runs with 3 balls to spare. 

Mushfiqur Rahim’s 90 and Liton Das’s 73 were not enough to overhaul the mammoth Indian target. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 3 wickets each for India. 

Earlier, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 113 off 78 balls and K L Rahul’s 108 off 99 balls helped India to post a huge total of 359 runs for 7 in stipulated 50 overs. For Bangladesh, Rubel Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan claimed two wickets each.

The World Cup begins on Thursday when hosts England will take on South Africa. Team India will begin their campaign against South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday next week.

The Hindu

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