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3rd ODI (D/N), Dhaka, Jun 24 2015, India tour of Bangladesh
317/6
(47/50 ov, target 318)240
India won by 77 runs
Player Of The Match
38 (21) & 3/45
suresh-raina
Player Of The Series
13 wkts
mustafizur-rahman
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• The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Dhawan, Dhoni set up consolation win

Fifties from Shikhar Dhawan and MS Dhoni set India up for their best batting performance of the ODI series and gave them the consolation of avoiding a 3-0 Banglawash

Match centre 
Scores: S Balasubramanian
Comms: Sidharth Monga
Scorecard summary
India317/6(50 overs)
Bangladesh240/10(47 overs)
end of over 47Wicket maiden
BAN: 240/10CRR: 5.10 RRR: 26.00
Arafat Sunny14 (40)
Ambati Rayudu 2-1-5-1
Suresh Raina 8-0-45-3

That ends the series. Joy for Bangladesh, consolation for India and a damning indictment of India's quicks, which - if I may add - is in direct contrast to the views of the Test captain, who wants pace and more pace. Interesting times ahead. This is Sidharth Monga signing off

"The way we have played the whole series, we have a lot of positives, and a lot of lessons from today," says Mashrafe Mortaza. "Mustafizur has been brilliant. It was fantastic to see him bowl under such pressure. We lost too many wickets at regular intervals today. Our batsmen got in and got out. We need to learn from these mistakes. South Africa coming next week. We need to be positive and fit."

"What was important was to put runs on the board, which we did," says MS Dhoni. "If we give our bowlers those extra 10-15 runs, the game is on. Partnerships were the key. At times on slow pitches, it looks like you are behind the target. We have resources in the last 10 overs to get a par-plus total. The ;last two years I have hardly batted at 4. If I have, I have only done so after the 30th-35th over. This was my chance to bat. That's why we have pushed Raina to 6 so that we have an experienced batsman at 6. This is something I can do only if Nos 6 and 7 keep on batting well. I won't be shy, I hadn't been moving well against spin but that had to do with the fact that there wasn't much batting behind me. This win is good, but we need to make a decision if we want quick bowlers or if we want good bowlers even if they are not quick. We have been backing too many quick bowlers who haven't been bowling well."

Mustafizur Rahman is named the Man of the Series

"We batted really well as a group," says Suresh Raina, Man of the Match. "MS and Shikhar had a good partnership. MS took the responsibility. And then we and Stuart had a good partnership. Dhawal started off the bowling well, and me and Ash followed up on it. We played really well today, that's the positive we will take from here. Bangladesh played really well, looking forward to coming back here."

An exhilarating series for Bangladesh comes to an end. India brought their experience to this match. Their batsmen did just about enough until Raina exploded in the end, and they came up against batting-friendly conditions. The dew came up, quickened the pitch and made it difficult for the ball to grip, but they kept the game alive until the batsmen made the mistakes. And they made a few too many. Bangladesh will learn from this game, but right now might be the time to celebrate getting their hands on the trophy. We will bring you the quotes from the presentation shortly

Bangladesh might finally have lost the match, but they have been the winners this series: this is their first series win over India, they carried their unbeaten streak at home to 10, and they have also qualified for the Champions Trophy. Good to see the crowds have stayed back even thought it was apparent for the last hour that their side is losing. The atmosphere, though, is much more sober than around the same time on the previous two match days

46.6
W
Rayudu to Mustafizur, OUT

there will be no Banglawash. Rayudu fires in a yorker, catches him on the back foot, and gets his wicket

Mustafizur Rahman lbw b Rayudu 9 (12m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.94
46.5
Rayudu to Mustafizur, no run

defended this time for a change

46.4
Rayudu to Mustafizur, no run

appeal for a catch at the wicket as he is beaten ion the sweep and the ball lobs off the pad into Dhoni's gloves. Raina makes a mock review gesture as he is given not-out. Don't think BCCI will like this

46.3
Rayudu to Mustafizur, no run

an almighty slog, he is beaten, but the off stump is beaten too

46.2
Rayudu to Mustafizur, no run

short of a length, at the stumps, defended back to him

46.1
Rayudu to Mustafizur, no run

flights this, middle and leg, looks to work to leg, and is beaten

end of over 4610 runs
BAN: 240/9CRR: 5.21 RRR: 19.50
Arafat Sunny14 (40)
Mustafizur Rahman9 (11)
Suresh Raina 8-0-45-3
Ambati Rayudu 1-0-5-0
45.6
4
Raina to Arafat Sunny, FOUR runs

full toss outside the leg stump, Sunny gets some bat on the sweep for a four. This is Sunny's personal best. Which takes both the batsmen at the wicket to their career best

45.5
1
Raina to Mustafizur, 1 run

slows it down, Mustafizur chips it towards mid-off for one

45.4
Raina to Mustafizur, no run

short of a length, straight, defended back to him

45.3
4
Raina to Mustafizur, FOUR runs

into the pads again, Mustafizur plays a pick-up shot even as he falls down, clearing short fine leg

45.2
Raina to Mustafizur, no run

fires this one in, beats the bat, hits the pad, going down leg

45.1
1
Raina to Arafat Sunny, 1 run

flat, into the pads, worked into the leg side for one

end of over 456 runs
BAN: 230/9CRR: 5.11 RRR: 17.60
Arafat Sunny9 (38)
Mustafizur Rahman4 (7)
Ambati Rayudu 1-0-5-0
Suresh Raina 7-0-35-3
44.6
1lb
Rayudu to Arafat Sunny, 1 leg bye

fired into the pads, goes for a leg-bye

pradeep: "Sunny is trying to imitate sunil gavaskar"

44.5
Rayudu to Arafat Sunny, no run

full, middle and leg, clipped to leg

44.4
1
Rayudu to Mustafizur, 1 run

chipped over Rayudu's head. Rayudu jumps, but can't get a touch

44.3
1
Rayudu to Arafat Sunny, 1 run

flat, shortish, pulled away to long leg

44.2
1
Rayudu to Mustafizur, 1 run

unlike Kohli he hits the free hit, top-edging it for a catch at midwicket

Free hit coming up

44.2
1nb
Rayudu to Mustafizur, (no ball)

no ball. Defended back to him

44.1
1
Rayudu to Arafat Sunny, 1 run

long hop, pulled to short midwicket

Rayudu to bowl. Interesting action against interesting action. Rayudu is more interesting, though

end of over 442 runs • 1 wicket
BAN: 224/9CRR: 5.09 RRR: 15.66
Mustafizur Rahman2 (4)
Arafat Sunny7 (34)
Suresh Raina 7-0-35-3
Axar Patel 9-1-44-1
43.6
Raina to Mustafizur, no run

lovely delivery. Really really slows it down, bowls ay 78ks, pitches middle and leg, and turns to beat the edge, and also the off stump

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Best performances - batters
Shikhar Dhawan portrait
S Dhawan INDIA
75 runs (73)
10 fours
0 six
Control89%
Productive shot
off drive
21 runs
3 fours
0 six
9266561823
MS Dhoni portrait
MS Dhoni INDIA
69 runs (77)
6 fours
1 six
Control88%
Productive shot
on drive
13 runs
1 four
0 six
01761161028
Best performances - bowlers
Suresh Raina portrait
SK Raina INDIA
O
8
M
0
R
45
W
3
ECO
5.62
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Mashrafe Mortaza portrait
Mashrafe Mortaza BAN
O
10
M
0
R
76
W
3
ECO
7.6
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
TossBangladesh, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of Bangladesh
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina
Player Of The Series
Mustafizur Rahman
Mustafizur Rahman
Series resultBangladesh won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 3661
Hours of play (local time)15.00 start, First Session 15.00-18.30 Interval 18.30-19.15, Second Session 19.15-22.45
Match days24 June 2015 - daynight (50-over match)
Umpires
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Enamul Haque
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Rod Tucker
TV Umpire
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Sharfuddoula
Reserve Umpire
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Tanvir Ahmed
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
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