Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

577dThe Report by Sidharth Monga

Bowlers give India easy win

West Indies have been in Bangladesh for a week, but they still looked jetlagged in a bizarre innings of 129 for 7, which set up another comprehensive win for India

577dAbhishek Purohit in Mirpur

The Yuvraj conundrum

Yuvraj Singh is making his third comeback since recovering from cancer, but with the breakneck and pressure-filled T20 being the only format he has to make a case for a permanent place, he has looked woefully short of confidence

577dAbhishek Purohit in Mirpur

Mishra emerges from the sidelines

With the belief of his captain behind him and a familiar format to help him, Amit Mishra has employed his strength - flight and turn - to bolster his case for a permanent spot

577dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

West Indies shackled by swing and spin

West Indies have often started slowly before, but this time their big-hitters weren't allowed to open out when the innings prospered

577dAbhishek Purohit in Dhaka

Mishra, Kumar head bowlers improvement

As always, it was the most criticised component coming into the tournament. And not as always, India's bowling has clicked so well in their first two World T20 matches

577dAbhishek Purohit in Dhaka

T20 batting clarity works for Raina

Suresh Raina spoke about his approach to batting in T20s, saying that while one had to be selective in terms of attacking, it was also crucial to completely back what you had decided to do against the spinners

Consistent Kohli

3

Number of innings out of 21 in T20Is in which Virat Kohli has got out under 10. Yet to get out on a duck

Dhoni the stumper

127

Number of stumpings to MS Dhoni's name in all international cricket, joint-best along with Kumar Sangakkara

Slow Gayle

103

Gayle's strike rate, his slowest in innings 30 balls or longer

Gayle dropped

0,19

Chris Gayle would have been out for 0 and 19 had R Ashwin and Yuvraj Singh caught him

Bhuvneshwar v Gayle

50/5

In all international cricket, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has dismissed Chris Gayle five times for just 50 runs

Boss of toss

13

Number of consecutive completed matches before today that MS Dhoni won the toss in