result
1st ODI (D/N), Dhaka, Jun 15 2014, India tour of Bangladesh
(24.5/26 ov, target 150)153/3
India won by 7 wickets (with 7 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Player Of The Match
64 (70) & 2 catches
ajinkya-rahane

That's that then. Good night and good luck

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"Pleased with especially Robin and Ajju," says Suresh Raina. "Very happy with the bowlers, especially Rasool and Akshar. And obviously Mishra. It was very tough for the bowlers in these conditions. Both fast bowlers were cramping up. The toughest conditions we have bowled in, in terms of the heat. Robin has been batting well, and Ajju is one of the cleanest batsmen I have seen."

"After looking at that wicket I think we were 20 short," says Mushfiqur Rahim. "But they batted really well, especially in the first 10 overs. Our bowlers also gave away loose balls. Their bowlers didn't do that. Decision at the toss can go either way. As I said this was a young Indian side. Had we got those 20 extra runs..."

"Really happy," says Ajinkya Rahane, the Man of the Match. "The start is really important for any series. The partnership at the top was crucial, but the bowlers did really well in that heat. It was really challenging. We just wanted to give our 100%. We thought they were 15-20 short. The credit goes to the bowlers."

India were cruising when the rain arrived, but on resumption they were left a banana skin of target: 50 off 56. They lost a wicket immediately, but Ajinkya Rahane, who along with Robin Uthappa staked a claim for the regular opening slot, sealed the chase with a cool fifty

Bangladesh will look back at their batting - especially their inability to take singles regularly in the first 25 overs of the innings - and will see that is where they lost the match

Bang_La: "India B team won! "

24.5
4
Mahmudullah to Raina, FOUR runs

India win. Short of a length, just outside off, he makes room and cuts this past point to seal off the chase

24.4
4
Mahmudullah to Raina, FOUR runs

Raina does it coolly. Down the wicket, under the ball, drives this wide of long-off for four

24.3
1
Mahmudullah to Rayudu, 1 run

driven down to long-on for a single

24.2
Mahmudullah to Rayudu, no run

turning down leg, Mushfiqur appeals for a catch. He doesn't get the call, but it is not called a wide either

24.1
1
Mahmudullah to Raina, 1 run

arm ball, on off, punched wide of the man at point for a single

Mahmudullah to bowl the 25th over. Can Bangladesh take this into the final over

end of over 246 runs
INDIA: 143/3CRR: 5.95 RRR: 3.50
Ambati Rayudu15 (17)
Suresh Raina6 (8)
Al-Amin Hossain 5-0-32-0
Mashrafe Mortaza 5-0-25-1
23.6
Al-Amin to Rayudu, no run

slower ball, short of a length, and Rayudu sets off again when there is no single available and it is Raina's call. Hit straight to point

23.5
1
Al-Amin to Raina, 1 run

low full toss, he is down the wicket, pushes this wide of extra cover, and gets a single because of Anamul's dive

23.4
Al-Amin to Raina, no run

on a length, middle and leg, defended to midwicket

23.3
Al-Amin to Raina, no run

on a length, middle and leg, defended to midwicket

23.2
4
Al-Amin to Raina, FOUR runs

Raina gets lucky. Short ball, on off, he pulls, gets a bottom edge that beats the stumps and the keeper

23.1
1
Al-Amin to Rayudu, 1 run

on a length, outside off, driven past point for a single

Al Amin to bowl now

end of over 232 runs • 1 wicket
INDIA: 137/3CRR: 5.95 RRR: 4.33
Suresh Raina1 (4)
Ambati Rayudu14 (15)
Mashrafe Mortaza 5-0-25-1
Shakib Al Hasan 6-0-27-2
22.6
Mortaza to Raina, no run

short of a length, pitched outside leg, defended back to Mortaza

22.5
Mortaza to Raina, no run

short of a length, just outside leg, angling towards off, and he is hit high on the pad. The ball has gone nowhere, but Rayudu still wants a leg-bye. Crazy runner he is

22.4
Mortaza to Raina, no run

short, wide, pushed straight to cover

22.3
1
Mortaza to Rayudu, 1 run

short of a length, into the pads, worked to leg for one

22.2
1
Mortaza to Raina, 1 run

on a length, on off, pushed to mid-off for one

Raina has come in to bat

22.1
W
Mortaza to Rahane, OUT

there is life in this dog yet. Ziaur Rahamn, who was rather slow in diving a ball ago, flies at short third man to send Rahane back. Slower ball from Mortaza, Rahane drives, looking to go over extra, but gets a thick edge, and Zia takes it overhead when the ball has almost passed him

Ajinkya Rahane c Ziaur Rahman b Mashrafe Mortaza 64 (93m 70b 5x4 2x6) SR: 91.42

Mortaza comes back

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