Despite the document margin of victory — greatest by any staff in opposition to Bangladesh, the 1-2 sequence defeat will definitely rankle the Indian staff as each matches slipped away from its grasp after being in pole place.
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Bangladesh skipper Litton Das‘ choice to bowl first backfired with Ishan Kishan taking the opposition bowlers to the cleaners from the phrase go and went on to smash the quickest double century in ODI cricket historical past off 126 balls.
The left-handed Kishan, who changed injured skipper Rohit Sharma, made full use of the chance along with his 210 coming off 131 balls together with 24 fours and 10 sixes that helped India pile up a mammoth 409/8.
Batting legend Virat Kohli additionally obtained into the act by making his forty fourth ODI hundred and within the course of went previous former Australian captain Ricky Ponting document of 71 worldwide tons.
Indian bowlers additionally complemented their batters’ excellent efficiency with Axar Patel (2/22), Shardul Thakur (3/30), Umran Malik (2/43), Mohammed Siraj (1/27) and Kuldeep Yadav (1/53) by no means permitting Bangladesh batters to dominate as they shared the spoils amongst themselves.
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The complete was all the time going to be insurmountable and Bangladesh have been by no means in competition as they have been bowled out for 182 in 34 overs with all of the Indian bowlers being amongst wickets.
Kishan’s blistering innings and the intent he confirmed whereas catching Bangladesh assault by the scruff of its neck would undoubtedly put the staff administration beneath strain to take some powerful calls because it strikes into the World Cup 12 months.
In truth, such was his domination that Rohit Sharma’s world document ODI rating of 264 was in peril of being historical past.
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“I got out with 15 (14.1) overs left. I could have got 300 also,” Kishan advised official broadcasters throughout the innings break.
Apart from Rohit’s three double tons, the 2 different Indian batters to attain the feat are maestro Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
“I am blessed to hear my name between such legends. The wicket was too good to bat on. My intent was very clear — if the ball is there, I’ll go for it,” he revealed about his technique.
Having accomplished his maiden ODI century in 85 balls, Kishan batted in T20 mode as data stored on tumbling. That 156 of his runs got here in sixes and limits tells quite a bit concerning the relentless assault he unleashed on the Bangladeshi bowlers.
The quick balls have been pulled, the size balls have been pushed, those with width have been minimize fiercely.
The West Indies’ Chris Gayle held the earlier document along with his 138-ball double ton in opposition to Zimbabwe in 2015. After touching the three-figure mark, Kishan raced to subsequent 100 runs in simply 41 balls.
Kohli was additionally at his chic greatest en path to his 72nd worldwide century because the duo bossed the innings with a 290-run partnership off simply 190 balls.
“I was batting with Virat bhai, and he was spot on with which bowlers I needed to select (to target). I was on 95 and wanted to bring up the hundred with a six but he calmed me down, saying it was my first hundred, get it in singles as it’s your first,” he stated.
Having scored his maiden T20I hundred earlier this 12 months in opposition to Afghanistan within the Asia Cup, Kohli recorded his first ODI ton since August, 2019.
In a reminder of the well-known six off Haris Rauf within the T20 World Cup, he picked a back-of-a-length supply from Ebadot Hossain for a six to achieve his century in 86 balls.
Once each have been gone, India managed simply 70 runs within the final 10 overs whereas shedding 5 wickets.
Having already conceded the three-match sequence after shedding the primary two ODIs following peculiar batting, India beneath KL Rahul introduced in Kishan to open with the struggling Shikhar Dhawan.
Their opening partnership lasted 4.1 overs as Mehidy Hasan trapped Dhawan lbw for 3. The off-spinner almost had Kohli when he drove straight to quick mid-wicket, however skipper Litton Das dropped him on six.
Thereafter, it was a one-way visitors for India as Kishan smashed the Bangladesh bowling along with his explosive batting. Dealing largely in boundaries, the diminutive batter relished the short-pitched stuff and appeared in complete management on either side of the wicket.
Kohli carried out ‘bhangra’ steps earlier than hugging the teen after he reached his double century.
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