Such was once Rohit’s dominance all over the 118-run opening stand that it controlled to overshadow Shikhar Dhawan’s (31 off 27 balls) wretched shape.
Previous, Indian bowlers led via Yuzvendra Chahal made an excellent comeback to limit Bangladesh to a sub-par 153 for six after which the dew additionally performed its phase on a excellent monitor the place the ball was once coming onto the bat.
Rohit teed off within the fourth over of the innings when he hit an off-drive, adopted via a canopy pressure after which a immediately six off Mustafizur Rahaman. It was once tough to comeback from that time for Bangladesh because the Indian captain were given limitations and sixes at will.
Pacer Shafiul Islam was once given the rate and hit over long-on for a six and sluggish sweep off spinner Afif Hossain introduced up his 18th half-century on this structure.
When off-spinner Mosaddek Hossain Saikat (zero/21 in 1 over) attempted to come back around the wicket to take a look at a adverse line, Rohit hammered him for 3 sixes within the arc between long-on and mid-wicket.
Simply when a 5th hundred on this structure appeared there for the taking, the skipper was once out looking to hit a 7th six. Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul then finished the formalities with 26 balls to spare.
Put into bat, Bangladesh may no longer capitalize on a excellent get started as Chahal’s (2-28) double leap forward within the 13th over pegged the guests again. A snappy-fire 30 off 21 balls via skipper Mahmudullah Riyad helped them pass the 150-mark.
Openers Liton Das (29 off 21 balls, 4×4) and Mohammad Naim (36 off 31 balls, 5×4) shared a 60 run opening stand. Naim slammed profligate left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed (1-44 from four overs) for 3 successive limitations to begin on rousing observe.
Seamer Deepak Chahar (1-25) and off-spinner Washington Sundar (1-25) did arrange to stem the float of runs however Khaleel’s deficient display persisted. Chahal, on his creation, had nearly got rid of a suite Liton, however Rishabh Pant’s urge to finish glovework temporarily gave the batsman lifeline.
The TV replays confirmed that whilst whipping the bails off, Pant accumulated the ball in entrance of the stumps and therefore it was once declared no-ball. As according to the legislation, each a part of wicket-keeper’s gloves must be in the back of the stumps.
Das then hammered two successive fours so as to add insult to damage. He were given every other reprieve on 26 after skipper Rohit Sharma dropped him at square-leg following a mix-up with Shivam Dube and Pant. However Pant made up for his mistake and ran Das out, with an instantaneous hit within the 8th over, to wreck the outlet stand.
Das’s wicket slowed the scoring charge and that put Naim underneath power, who then gave a dolly to Shreyas Iyer at deep-mid-wicket off Washington as Bangladesh slumped had been 83 for two within the 11th over.
After which Yuzvendra picked two wickets within the 13th over — Mushfiqur Rahim (four off 6 balls), who gave a sitter to Krunal Pandya after which got rid of a suite Soumya Sarkar (30 off 20 balls; 2×4, 1×6) — as Bangladesh had been suffering at 103/four. Sarkar was once stumped via Pant and so they by no means were given the momentum again.