Highlights, India vs Bangladesh, 2019 World Cup, Match 40 Live: Hello and welcome to our coverage of Match 40 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 from Edgbaston, Birmingham. Virat Kohli won the toss and India will bat first against Bangladesh. India have brought in Dinesh Karthik and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in place of Kedar Jadhav and Kuldeep Yadav respectively. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said he would also have wanted to bat first but chasing is fine. Bangladesh have made two changes with Rubel Hossain and Sabbir Rahman into the playing XI. (Match scorecard |Stream IND vs BAN)
Highlights, WORLD CUP 2019, India vs Bangladesh: India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs
India (314/9) beat Bangladesh (286) by 28 runs to book semi-final spot. Shakib 66, Bumrah 4/55
22.59 IST: Bumrah to Hossain, OUT! The classic Bumrah yorker! Bangladesh are left with one wicket
22.58 IST: Bumrah to Saifuddin, FOUR! Bangladesh are still fighting and Saifuddin brings up his fifty! A valiant one! BAN 285/8 in 47.3 overs
22.54 IST: Mohammed Shami to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! 37 needed of 21 balls. Short on the body, Saifuddin pulls it towards the backward square leg fence for a boundary.
22.48 IST: Bumrah to Rubel, Slapped down the ground! That had some power! Good length ball on off, Rubel smashes it over the bowler's head for a boundary. BAN 269/8 in 45.3 overs
* Rubel Hossain is the new man in.
22.43 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Mashrafe Mortaza, OUT c MS Dhoni b Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Bangladesh have lost their eighth wicket.
22.42 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Mashrafe Mortaza, IN THE AIR....SIX! Slower ball on middle, Mortaza swings his bat at it. He does not time it well. It looks like Rahul at long on will have a chance. He stretches to his left but cannot keep it outside and it goes over the ropes for a six.
22.35 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Sabbir Rahman, OUT! Bowled! Bumrah strikes in the very first ball of his come back over. Slower one bowled at 118 kph. Sabbir did not pick it at all.
22.30 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Mohammad Saifuddin, Full toss around off, Saifuddin milks it to long on and gets a single.
22.26 IST: Mohammed Shami to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! Shami is bowling the wrong lengths here. It is outside off, Saifuddin pulls it through square leg for a boundary.
22.24 IST: Mohammed Shami to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! Up and over! Overpitched on off, Saifuddin lofts it over mid off for a boundary. These two are slwoly and steadily taking Bangladesh close here.
22.21 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Sabbir Rahman, This one keeps very low. Short outside off, turning away from the batter.
22.14 IST: Hardik Pandya to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! Regular boundaries are not a good sign for Indian team.
22.11 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! Floated on the pads, Saifuddin looks to sweep but gets a top edge. It falls behind Bumrah at short fine leg. The ball bounces and races away from him for a boundary.
22.08 IST: Mohammed Shami to Mohammad Saifuddin, FOUR! Power, brute power. Back of a length ball on off, Saifuddin smacks it over the mid on fence for a boundary.
22.06 IST: Mohammed Shami to Sabbir Rahman, FOUR! Poor ball this. It is short and on the body, Sabbir pulls it fine down the leg side for a boundary.
22.05 IST: Mohammed Shami to Sabbir Rahman, FOUR! Sabbir comes down the track. Shami serves it short, Sabbir still manages to pull it over mid-wicket for a boundary.
22.03 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Mohammad Saifuddin, Tossed up on the stumps, Saifuddin defends it off the front foot.
21.58 IST: Hardik Pandya to Sabbir Rahman, FOUR! Short on off, Sabbir pulls it wide of mid-wicket. Bumrah runs to his left and initially stops the ball with a dive but he cannot stop it from going to the fence.
21.56 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Sabbir Rahman, Oh! Almost another chop on here. Good length ball outside off, Sabbir looks to run it down but gets a thick inside edge. Luckily it goes past the stumps and to the left of Dhoni. MS dives to his left and saves a certain boundary.
* Mohammad Saifuddin walks out to bat now.
21.49 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, OUT! Caught! Is that the end of this chase for Bangladesh? Shakib makes room as Pandya runs in. Pandya follows him with his slower one. Shakib is early in his drive and ends up chipping it straight to Dinesh Karthik at cover. Body blow this for Bangladesh. One might feel India have served the knockout blow here. Shakib's lone fight comes to an end.
21.44 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Sabbir Rahman, FOUR! Sabbir is off the mark with a boundary. Short ball on off, Rahman guides it down the third man fence for a boundary.
21.40 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Mosaddek Hossain, OUT! Another chop on! Bumrah gets his first. Slower one, bowled at 119 kph. Mosaddek was struggling to pick the slower ones and this time he is completely outdone but it. He looks to run it down but gets a thick inside edge onto the stumps. Bangladesh struggling here in this chase.
21.37 IST: Hardik Pandya to Mosaddek Hossain, Slower ball. Mosaddek is outfoxed by it and ends up chipping it over covers. The ball lands in no man's land and they get a couple.
21.32 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Off the edge! Short and wide outside off, Shakib looks to cut but it goes off the outside edge for a boundary down the third man fence.
21.28 IST: Hardik Pandya to Liton Das, OUT! Another budding stand is broken. Hardik bangs it in short. It comes quicker than Liton expected. Also it is at an uncomfortable height, Das still goes for the pull but it comes off the upper half of his bat.
21.21 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Shakib Al Hasan, On the pads, Shakib flicks it towards square leg. Shakib runs the first one hard and goes for the second. Hardik gets to the ball and sends a good throw at the keeper's end.
21.19 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, 50 for Shakib. His 46th in ODIs. Once again it is a big game and the big man has delivered.
21.17 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, MISFIELD and FOUR!
21.14 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, NOT OUT! Bad throw from the fielder and Liton Das covered the ground on time.
21.08 IST: Mohammed Shami to Liton Das, Great shot but fantastic fielding from KL Rahul! Short ball on the body, Liton plays a wonderful pull towards backward square leg. Rahul runs to his right and puts a dive to save a certain boundary.
21.04 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shakib Al Hasan, Tossed up on the pads, Shakib comes down the track and taps it back towards the bowler off the lower half of his bat.
20.59 IST: Mohammed Shami to Liton Das, Bouncer! It is outside off, Liton throws his bat at it but misses. He looks at the square leg umpire but no signal from him.
* Liton Das walks in at number 5, replacing Rahim.
20.55 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Mushfiqur Rahim, OUT! Caught! Straight to the man! Chahal finally strikes in Edgbaston. Tossed up outside off, Rahim gets down and looks to sweep. He connects well but finds Shami who is standing somewhere between square leg and mid-wicket. This could be a massive blow to Bangladesh. 194 more needed from 162 balls.
20.48 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Cut and cut sharp. Good length ball outside off, Shakib cuts it hard through point for a boundary. He is one off the best player on the off side.
20.47 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shakib Al Hasan, Comes down the track and strokes it to long on to keep the strike.
20.41 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Two in two! Tossed up on middle and off, Rahim gets down on one knee and slog sweeps it over mid-wicket. No one in the deep there. The ball bounces a couple of times and goes to the fence.
20.40 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Mushfiqur Rahim, FOUR! Poor ball! Leg spinner on the pads, Rahim just guides it fine down the leg side. The ball beats Hardik Pandya at short fine leg who dives to his right and goes onto the fence.
20.36 IST: Hardik Pandya to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Edgy one! Off cutter around off, Shakib looks to drive but it goes very fine past keeper off the outside edge of his bat for a boundary.
* Mushfiqur Rahim walks out at number 4.
20.25 IST: Hardik Pandya to Soumya Sarkar, OUT! Caught! Hardik strikes in his very first over. He bowls a length ball outside off, Soumya punches it but cannot keep it down. The ballk goes straight to Kohli at short cover. The Indian skipper is ecstatic as it was Sarkar's lbw appeal that made them lose their review.
20.19 IST: Mohammed Shami to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! Poor from Shami! Good length ball outside off, Soumya cuts it over cover and gets a boundary. Sweeper cover gives it a chase but comes second best.
20.18 IST: Mohammed Shami to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! The mid off is up so this shot has a very minimal risk. Fuller around off, Sarkar lofts it over mid off. He does not time it well but has timed well enough to get a boundary.
20.13 IST: Yuzvendra Chahal to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! Not the start Chahal would have wanted. Floated on the pads, Shakib paddles it fine down the leg side for a boundary.
20.10 IST: Mohammed Shami to Soumya Sarkar, NOT OUT! India have lost their sole review. Good length ball pitching on middle, it nips back in sharply. Sarkar looks to defend but the ball hits him on his pad. The Indian players put a big appeal but it is turned down. Kohli has a chat with Shami and then decides to take it upstairs.
20.07 IST: Mohammed Shami to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! Crisp! Full on off, Sarkar drives it with authority through covers for a boundary.
20.02 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Shakib Al Hasan, FOUR! That's the shot of a man in form.
19.58 IST: Mohammed Shami to Tamim Iqbal, OUT! Chopped on! India's strike bowler this World Cup has given them the breakthrough. Good length ball just outside off, Tamim looks to run it down to third man but it comes off the toe end of his bat. The ball then goes onto disturb the stumps. Big wicket for India.
19.53 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Tamim Iqbal, Cramps him for room and bowls it on the pads, Tamim tucks it towards mid-wicket and gets a single.
19.51 IST: Mohammed Shami to Soumya Sarkar, FOUR! Up and over! Full outside off, Sarkar slices it over cover-point. The fielder at third man is at 45 so he cannot stop it. First boundary for Sarkar and this should give him a lot of confidence.
19.47 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Tamim Iqbal, Mistimed but safe. Short ball, just away from Tamim. He looks to pull but does not time it. It is timed well enough to over short mid-wicket. Pant mops it up, the batsmen meanwhile come back for the second.
19.40 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Tamim Iqbal, BOUNCER! It is quick and close to the body, Tamim ducks under it. The ball keeps rising Dhoni does well to jump and gets his outstretched right hand to hit. The ball goes behind him allowing them to take a bye.
19.34 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Soumya Sarkar, Beauty! Good length ball pitching on off. It moves away after hitting the deck. Sarkar looks to defend but gets beaten by the away movement. Such a delightful to watch this.
19.31 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Soumya Sarkar, Beauty! Good length ball pitching on off. It moves away after hitting the deck. Sarkar looks to defend but gets beaten by the away movement. Such a delightful to watch this.
19.28 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Once again a gorgeous cut by Tamim. Bhuvneshwar bowls it on a length outside off, Tamim cuts it with ease through point for his 3rd boundary of the game.
19.26 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! Comes 'round the wicket and serves it on a length outside off. Bumrah, on this occasion is guilty of giving Tamim width to play with. Tamim accepts the invitation and cuts it through point for a boundary. Expensive start for Bumrah. 8 runs off his first.
19.23 IST: Jasprit Bumrah to Tamim Iqbal, FOUR! First one of the innings! It is full on the pads, Tamim plays a gorgeous flick shot through mid-wicket to get the first boundary.
* Jasprit Bumrah to bowl from the other end with the second new ball.
19.20 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Tamim Iqbal, The chase is off the mark. Full outside off, Tamim looks to drive but it goes off the outer half of his bat towards third man for a single.
19.18 IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to Tamim Iqbal, Bhuvneshwar starts with a length ball outside off, Tamim does not go after it and lets it carry to the keeper.
* We are back for the chase. The Indian players are in a huddle before they take their respective positions in the field. Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar walk out to open the innings for Bangladesh. Bhuvneshwar Kumar to operate with the first new ball for India.
* Bangladesh will be the happier side going into the break but India will not be totally unhappy. This does not look like a 300-pitch and the Indians have done really well to cross that mark. There is variable bounce and chasing certainly won't be easy.
18.48 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Mohammed Shami, OUT! Bowled! 5-fer to finish a tremendous last over. On middle and leg, Shami moves across to paddle but misses. The ball goes onto hit the stumps. INDIA FINISH WITH 314/9 FROM THEIR 50 OVERS.
* Jasprit Bumrah walks out at number 11.
18.46 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Bhuvneshwar Kumar, WIDE AND RUN OUT! Slower delivery outside off, it is on the wrong side of the tramline. Shami comes for a run. Bhuvi was slow though. Rahim throws it to Mustafizur, who hits the stumps at the bowler's end.
18.42 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to MS Dhoni, OUT! No Dhoni magic in the last over. Slower bouncer away from the body, Dhoni looks to flat bat it straight over the bowler's head. It comes off the upper half of his bat and goes to the left of mid on. Shakib moves across to his left hand side and takes an easy catch.
18.40 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Dhoni rolling back the years and silencing his critics here. Slower delivery around off, Dhoni cuts it and pierces the gap through point for a boundary.
18.37 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Driven with brutality!
18.32 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Dinesh Karthik, OUT! Karthik does not leave a lasting impression in his first outing. Mustafizur bends his back on this one and bowls a slower bouncer.
18.30 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to Dinesh Karthik, FOUR! Excellent Shot, This is what DK does best finding the gaps to create crucial boundaries for the team.
18.22 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Punched and punched with power. Good length ball around off, Dhoni gets on his back foot and punches it hard through point for a boundary.
* Dinesh Karthik is the new man in. This is his first outing of the tournament.
18.19 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rishabh Pant, OUT! Pant holes out! Fumble but taken. The risk of giving Shakib the ball against Pant has worked. He bowls it slower through the air on off and middle, Pant goes for a big slog sweep. He dopes not time it and it goes straight to Mosaddek at deep backward square leg.
18.18 IST: Rubel Hossain to MS Dhoni, FOUR! Pulled and pulled fine. Short ball on middle, Dhoni pulls it over square leg for a boundary. Good end to the over this.
18.12 IST: Rubel Hossain to Rishabh Pant, FOUR LEG BYES! Slower one to begin the over. It is down the leg side, Pant looks to flick but it goes off his thigh pad. The ball bounces in front of Mushfiqur and he misfields. The ball goes past him for a boundary.
18.10 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rishabh Pant, Short around off, Pant cuts it wide of sweeper cover. Rubel Hossain in the deep runs and dives to his left. He fumbles so they get the second with ease.
18.07 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to MS Dhoni, Good length ball on the pads, Dhoni flicks it wide of mid-wicket and gets three as it is hit on the longer side of the boundary.
18.03 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Poor start to the over for Mustafizur. He drags it down on the body, Pant pulls it over square leg and gets a boundary.
18.01 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to MS Dhoni, Drag down this one. But it keeps low, MS punches it to long on and gets a single.
17.58 IST: Mohammad Shaifuddin to Rishabh Pant, 1 run. 250 up for India.
17.57 IST: Mohammad Shaifuddin to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Hat-trick of boundaries here for Pant. Pressure on the bowler now.
17.56 IST: Mohammad Shaifuddin to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Two in two for Pant! Short ball around the body, Pant picks the length early and whacks his pull over mid-wicket for a boundary.
17.56 IST: Mohammad Shaifuddin to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Crisply driven. Fuller outside off, Pant gets on his front foot and drives it nonchalantly through covers for a boundary.
*MS Dhoni is the new man in.
17.51 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Hardik Pandya, OUT! Wow! Talk about being an impact player. Mustafizur has dismissed both, Kohli and Pandya in the same over! Mashrafe keeps a wide first slip for Pandya. Mustafizur rolls his hand on this one and bowls it outside off. Hardik Pandya shuffles across and looks to punch it. He ends up getting a thick outside edge, which goes to the right of Sarkar at wide first slip who takes a very fine low catch.
17.47 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Virat Kohli, OUT! Kohli holes out! Another wicket which has come against the run of play here. The bowling change has worked here for Bangladesh and Mashrafe. Mustafizur bends his back and bowls it short. Kohli goes for a big pull, he times it well but does not get the desired elevation. The ball goes to the man at deep mid-wicket. Rubel Hossain stationed there stretches his hand up in the air and takes a fine catch.
*Mustafizur Rahman replaces Shakib Al Hasan
17.41 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! WOW! Pant showing his innovative strokes here. He premeditates his sweep. Soumya bowls it on the body but Pant still goes with it and gets it past short fine leg for a boundary.
17.38 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! This is a smart shot from Pant. Comes in the line of the ball, bends down and wistfully sweeps it backward of square.
17.37 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Virat Kohli, FOUR! What a shot! This shows the class of Kohli. Floated on middle, Kohli comes down the track and whips it away through mid-wicket for a boundary.
*Shakib Al Hasan replaces Mosaddek Hossain
17.28 IST: Rubel Hossain to Virat Kohli, FOUR! Whipped as smooth as butter! Full around off, Kohli flicks it through mid-wicket. Mortaza at short mid-wicket does not even move an inch as the ball goes past him like a rocket.
17.24 IST: Mosaddek Hossain to Rishabh Pant, SIX! BRUTE! That has disappeared way into the stands.
* Drinks! Rishabh Pant walks out at number 4. A position which has been an issue for India in the recent past. Can Pant put all the doubts behind him and cement his place in this position?
17.18 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, OUT! Rahul departs! Slower delivery outside off, Rahul looks to cut but gets a thick outside edge which goes to Mushfiqur behind the stumps. He makes no mistake and takes a simple catch. Once again Rahul gets a start in this World Cup but cannot convert it.
17.16 IST: Rubel Hossain to Virat Kohli, FOUR! Exquisite! Overpitched on off, Kohli gets on his front foot and drives it handsomely straight as an arrow for a beautiful boundary.
17.13 IST: Soumya Sarkar to KL Rahul, Good length ball on off, Rahul comes down the track and lofts it over point. The sweeper cover runs to his left and parries it to Rubel Hossain who comes from third man. Two taken.
17.12 IST: Rubel Hossain to Virat Kohli, Kohli is off the mark! Fuller on off, Kohli defends it with soft hands towards cover and gets off the mark after 4 dot balls.
*Virat Kohli is the new man in.
17.03 IST: Soumya Sarkar to Rohit Sharma, OUT! Caught! This has come against the run of play. End of a terrific knock this. Knowing Rohit though he will be gutted.
17.01 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, 100 FOR ROHIT! His 4th in this World Cup. What a player! What a knock this has been!
16.57 IST: Soumya Sarkar to KL Rahul, Good length ball on off, Rahul strokes it to mid on.
16.53 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, Shorter on middle, Rohit tucks it towards mid-wicket and looks for two. The fielder from mid on gets to the ball quickly so he has to be happy with single.
16.52 IST: Soumya Sarkar to KL Rahul, Short ball around the body, Rahul looks to pull but misses. Mushfiqur goes up in appeal but the umpire is unmoved. Review not taken by Mashraffe.
* Soumya Sarkar is on now! 7th bowling change for Bangladesh today.
16.47 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, Extra bounce! Well played in the end! Shorter and on off, it takes off after pitching. Rahul does well to take one hand off the handle and defend it.
16.40 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, SIX! Beautiful, delightful! Probably the best shot of the game. 300th six of the World Cup. This is full and on off, Rohit extends his arms and just lofts it nonchalantly over the bowler's head for a biggie. Also, the 150 is up.
16.35 IST: Rubel Hossain to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! No one there and another boundary! Not timed perfectly but Rohit gets the desired result. This is short and hurries onto the batsman. Rohit looks to pull it over mid-wicket but since he is a touch late in the shot, it goes over mid on for a boundary.
16.32 IST: Mosaddek Hossain to Rohit Sharma, SIX! That is colossal! Right off the middle. Also, the risk was minimum as Rohit hit it with the turn. This is floated up on off, Rohit lofts it high and handsome over the long on fence.
16.28 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, Good running! This is on a length and around off, Rahul drops it towards point. He wants a run but Rohit hesitates, in the end they go for it and make it.
16.27 IST: Rubel Hossain to Rohit Sharma, In the air but no one there! Short and outside off, Rohit looks to drag his pull over mid-wicket. The ball takes the top edge, clears the mid-wicket fielder who runs back and manages to push the ball back in. Two taken.
16.24 IST: Mosaddek Hossain to Rohit Sharma, Very full and on the leg stump, Rohit swings but it goes off the inner half through square leg for one.
16.23 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, FOUR! A boundary to start the over and one to end! Another top-class shot. Fuller and on off, Rahul leans into it and times it through covers. No stopping those. An expensive start by Rubel.
16.21 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, Misfield sees Rahul go to his half ton! Both the openers get a half ton now. Rahul though would be very eager to make this count. He hasn't got a big score yet. This is on the pads, it is worked towards mid-wicket where the fielder lets it through. Two taken.
16.20 IST: Rubel Hossain to KL Rahul, FOUR! Straight as an arrow! Another bowler is greeted into the attack by a boundary. A half volley on off, Rohit hits it through mid on and the ball races away to the fence.
16.16 IST: Mosaddek Hossain to KL Rahul, Another sweep shot, this time it is by Rahul and straight towards deep square leg for one.
* Drinks Break
16.09 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to KL Rahul, Excellent stop! Shorter and outside off, Rahul plays it late, he cuts it towards point where the fielder dives to his left and saves a boundary.
16.06 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to KL Rahul, SIX! That has been powered! Slightly shorter and around off, Rahul goes back and pulls it way over the wide long on fence. Second sixes in the last two overs.
16.02 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, Fifty for Rohit Sharma. His excellent World Cup continues and he has a chance to score another big century here. He gets there by slapping this through covers for one.
16.01 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, SIX! Shorter boundary but it would not have mattered! This is short and on middle, Rohit has enough time to go back and pull it high and handsome over the mid-wicket fence.
15.57 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Rohit Sharma, Another back of a length delivery, Rohit pushes it through covers, it is away from the sweeper for two.
15.52 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, Risky shot! This is angled into the off pole, Rohit goes back and tries to cut but it goes off the outside edge to backward point.
15.48 IST: Shakib Al Hasan to Rohit Sharma, BEATEN! Extra bounce now! Slower and just outside off, Rohit looks to throw his bat at it but is beaten by the extra bounce.
15.43 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Room on offer with third man up, it is not a good idea. Short and outside off, Rohit waits for the ball to come to him and then guides it past backward point for a boundary. Easy pickings for Rohit.
* Rahim comes upto the stumps now! Not a bad idea as it would restrict Rahul from using his feet.
15.42 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to KL Rahul, FOUR! Excellent timing from the special batsman, Rahul just pushes it straight for a boundary.
* Mashrafe Mortaza is back!
15.38 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Makes full use of the Free Hit! It is a freebie actually. It is full and outside off, Rohit just carves it over the in-field and then it races to the point boundary. Once again consecutive boundaries for India. They are off to a flier here.
15.37 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Lovely, just lovely! It is raining boundaries here, This is full and around off, going away with the angle. Rohit just puts bat to ball, guides it through the left of mid off and the ball races to the fence. Also, the bowler has overstepped so it is a no ball.
15.33 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to KL Rahul, FOUR! This shot had class written all over it. This is slightly fuller around off, Rahul leans into it and caresses it through extra cover. Back-to-back boundaries.
15.32 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to KL Rahul, FOUR! Poor ball and put away! This is down the leg side, Rahul just needed to get bat on ball, he does so and it races to the fine leg fence.
15.27 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, FOUR! Outside off, on a length, Sharma slashes hard and gets a thick outside edge which flies past the slip cordon and beats third man!
15.24 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to Rohit Sharma, SIX! Rohit Sharma on a roll here. He is targeting the opposition's skipper.
15.16 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to KL Rahul, FOUR! Misfield from Shakib and Saifuddin is not happy. Full and on middle, Rahul flicks it through mid-wicket. Shakib Al Hasan gives it a good chase from deep mid-wicket, dives to his left but goes over the ball.
15.12 IST: Mustafizur Rahman to Rohit Sharma, A fractionally short ball, around middle, Rohit looks to help it fine but the extra bounce surprises him. It goes uppishly but lands wide of short fine leg. A single taken.
* A change in the third over! Mustafizur Rahman to bowl now.
15.10 IST: Mohammad Saifuddin to KL Rahul, Full on middle, flicked through mid-wicket for a run.
* Mohammad Saifuddin to bowl with the second new ball.
15.04 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to Rohit Sharma, SIX! There he goes! Rohit is away in style. Short and outside off, Sharma swivels on the back foot and pulls it magnificently over mid-wicket!
15.02 IST: Mashrafe Mortaza to KL Rahul, Around middle, pushed down the ground.
* The players are out in the middle. Rahul and Rohit will open. Mashrafe Mortaza will bowl the first ball to Rahul.
14.56 IST: The teams are out for the national anthems.
14.43 IST: Captains at toss:
Virat Kohli: We are gonna bat first. It's a used pitch. In the last game, it was getting slower and slower. Looking at the shorter boundaries, one of wrist spinners - Kuldeep - misses out. Bhuvi comes in. Kedar is not playing and Dinesh Karthik replaces him.
Mashrafe Mortaza: Not a bad idea to bowl them against India. We love to win this do-or-die match. We have to play at our best. Mirz is not playing; Rubel is playing. Unfortunately, Mahmudullah isn't playing; Sabbir Rahman comes in.
14.37 IST: Playing XIs:
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (WK), Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
India: Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (C), Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
14.32 IST: TOSS -- Virat Kohli has won the toss and India will bat first
14.17 IST: Will Rohit score big again today?
The last time India faced Bangladesh at the Men's Cricket World Cup, a knock of 137 from Rohit Sharma helped his side to a quarter-final victory!— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 2, 2019
He's already got three tons to his name at #CWC19 – will Rohit get his fourth today? pic.twitter.com/BaKECS7qaj
14.05 IST: Final talks before the game.
13.50 IST: Here's how the teams stack up before the crunch encounter
13.40 IST: WEATHER UPDATE -- It's a bright and sunny day in Birmingham with a temperature of 15 and a humidity of 72 per cent. There is 0 per cent chance of rain today.
13.30 IST: How important will this guy be today for India?
13.20 IST: Pre-match press conference
“No one likes to lose” - #ViratKohli— ICC (@ICC) July 2, 2019
“We have to win both matches, that is the equation right now” - #MashrafeMortaza
It’s all set to be a HUGE clash in #CWC19 today. Who do you think will come out on top?#BANvIND pic.twitter.com/PmgFovO6UI
13.10 IST: Hurt India likely to ring the changes against Bangladesh at Edgbaston
Keeping in mind the wicket condition of Edgbaston, Indian team is likely to make two changes for their World Cup match against Bangladesh. [Read full story here]
13.00 IST: Players to watch out for in crunch India vs Bangladesh clash in Birmingham
A win for India will seal their semi-finals berth and knock Bangladesh out of the tournament while a loss for the Men in Blue will mean they have to beat Sri Lanka in their last game to be certain of a last-four spot. [Read full story here]
12.50 IST: India enjoy a 2-1 advantage...who do you think will emerge on top today?
12.40 IST: This is how Bangladesh prepped up for the big clash today
"Even when the opposition win, there is an Indian element to it!"@sanjaymanjrekar was At The Nets to see how Bangladesh are shaping up ahead of their must-win clash against India.#CWC19 | #BANvIND pic.twitter.com/IoxxbHV5Lf— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 2, 2019
12.30 IST: Shakib Al Hasan has been key to Bangladesh's campaign so far. What does he have in store today?
“For a month and a half I worked really hard. I feel much lighter, much fitter. That’s one of the key things for my success.”— ICC (@ICC) July 2, 2019
Shakib Al Hasan has had an astonishing #CWC19 campaign. He talked through the factors behind his incredible run.#BANvIND | #RiseOfTheTigers pic.twitter.com/HiH8DvHilz
Brief preview: Kedar Jadhav and Yuzvendra Chahal could find their names struck off the final XI as India aim for a quick turnaround in their penultimate World Cup group league game against a battle-hardened Bangladesh, which is trying to stay relevant in a fight for the last-four berth. The seasoned Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja are in contention for the first XI berths keeping the odd dimensions of the Edgbaston ground in mind. India are currently on 11 points from seven games and a win on Tuesday will ensure a smooth passage to the semi-finals unlike Bangladesh, who must win their last couple of league games in order to make their maiden entry into the last four stage. [Read full preview here]