Nidahas Trophy, India vs Bangladesh 5th T20I: Follow ball-by-ball updates of the fifth T2OI between India vs Bangladesh at the R. Premadasa Stadium.
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Rohit Sharma-led India, after registering a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, would aim to seal a final berth in the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 tri-series when they face a tricky Bangladesh.
By no means would Bangladesh be pushovers in the shortest format of the game as well after their record 215-run chase against Sri Lanka and a win against India will bolster their chances of making it to Sunday’s final.
India lost to Sri Lanka unexpectedly in the tournament opener but came back strongly to beat both Bangladesh and the hosts consecutively.
Bangladesh on the other hand, will look to continue their momentum from their previous outing when they created history as they defeated hosts Sri Lanka by five wickets.
After their record 215-run chase against Sri Lanka and a win against India will bolster their chances of making it to Sunday’s final.
A loss might mean they will go into the last game against Sri Lanka hoping for a repeat performance.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Vijay Shankar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj and Rishabh Pant.
Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket-keeper), Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Hider, Abu Jayed, Ariful Haque, Nazmul Islam, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Liton Das.
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