Once again a stunning performance by the Indian batting lineup as the Indian openers stabilized the team against Bangladesh setting up an opening partnership of 42 runs, although it was not a extensive one partnership by openers, but that was a pretty good start as well.
- Event: ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016
- Match: 25th T20
- Teams: India vs Bangladesh
- Time: 19:30 Local | 19:00 PKT | 14:00 GMT
- Date: 23rd March, 2016
- Venue: Bangalore
Bangladesh after winning the toss decided to field first and allowed India to bat first, the decision taken by captain as he read the pitch conditions well. At start, Indian openers performed well against Tigers, but soon the Bangladeshi bowlers took on the situation and controlled them picking up two back to back wickets. After Dhawan and Sharma wicket, Kohli came to striker and pressure once again diverted to the bowling side.
Sharma gone with 18 runs, while Dhawan scored 23 runs against Bangladesh, the dangerous man Kohli went back to the pavilion after converting pressure by smashing back to back boundaries of fours. Virat scored 24 runs in 24 balls including 1 six.
Ruesh Raina is the only man with highest score of 30 runs, Pandya also treated the Bangladeshi bowlers aggressively scoring 15 runs in just 7 balls which include two fours and 1 six. The fast and spin bowling lineup of Bangladesh performed well against India picking up the wickets rapidly and bringing India to lower target of 147 runs.