Clinical India strangulate Bangladesh

Bangladesh v India, 3rd ODI, Mirpur
Rohit Sharma got India off to a quick start after Mashrafe Mortaza elected to bowl in the third ODI in Mirpur© AFP
© AFPRohit Sharma got India off to a quick start after Mashrafe Mortaza elected to bowl in the third ODI in Mirpur
Mustafizur Rahman, however, struck in the seventh over to send Rohit back for the third time in the series© AFP
© AFPMustafizur Rahman, however, struck in the seventh over to send Rohit back for the third time in the series

13

Number of wickets Mustafizur has picked up in the series

15

Number of consecutive balls that Rohit faced at the start of the innings - Shikhar Dhawan faced none

Dhawan, though, batted responsibly without slowing down the scoring rate© AFP
© AFPDhawan, though, batted responsibly without slowing down the scoring rate
Virat Kohli, who put on 75 runs for the second wicket with Dhawan, was dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan for 25© AFP
© AFPVirat Kohli, who put on 75 runs for the second wicket with Dhawan, was dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan for 25
Dhawan went on to complete his 14th half-century, off 50 balls, and once he fell for 75 in the 27th over, MS Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu added 93 in 16.4 overs to take India past 250© AFP
© AFPDhawan went on to complete his 14th half-century, off 50 balls, and once he fell for 75 in the 27th over, MS Dhoni and Ambati Rayudu added 93 in 16.4 overs to take India past 250
Dhoni, with 69 off 77 at No. 4, notched up his 59th ODI fifty...
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...And Rayudu chipped in with 44 off 49 balls with three fours
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Suresh Raina smashed 38 off 21 balls at the back end before being bowled by Mustafizur. India finished on 317 after scoring 90 runs in the last 10 overs© AFP
© AFPSuresh Raina smashed 38 off 21 balls at the back end before being bowled by Mustafizur. India finished on 317 after scoring 90 runs in the last 10 overs
Bangladesh got off to a poor start, losing Tamim Iqbal in the second over after Dhawal Kulkarni trapped him in front© AFP
© AFPBangladesh got off to a poor start, losing Tamim Iqbal in the second over after Dhawal Kulkarni trapped him in front
Soumya Sarkar counterpunched with some attacking batting© AFP
© AFPSoumya Sarkar counterpunched with some attacking batting
With Litton Das for company, Sarkar added 54 runs for the second wicket© AFP
© AFPWith Litton Das for company, Sarkar added 54 runs for the second wicket
After Bangladesh lost Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim, they slumped from 112 for 2 to 148 for 5, two of the wickets taken by Raina© AFP
© AFPAfter Bangladesh lost Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim, they slumped from 112 for 2 to 148 for 5, two of the wickets taken by Raina
Sabbir Rahman dealt some powerful blows late in the innings to score a 38-ball 43© AFP
© AFPSabbir Rahman dealt some powerful blows late in the innings to score a 38-ball 43
However, Bangladesh unravelled pretty quickly after Sabbir was bowled by Stuart Binny© AFP
© AFPHowever, Bangladesh unravelled pretty quickly after Sabbir was bowled by Stuart Binny
Raina and Kulkarni picked up five wickets between them as Bangladesh were bowled out for 240, falling 77 runs short of the target© AFP
© AFPRaina and Kulkarni picked up five wickets between them as Bangladesh were bowled out for 240, falling 77 runs short of the target

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  • Nabeel on June 24, 2015, 19:21 GMT

    What a performance by Bangladesh, unfortunately couldn't complete their consecutive third ODI series clean sweep. Good comeback Dhoni & Company.

  • Ramachandran on June 24, 2015, 14:17 GMT

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