After the semi-final loss at the T20 World Cup, the focus appears to be a reconstruction of the aspect for a far better performance at next year’s ODI World Cup. However, the journey to its target started on a poor note when India conceded a 2-0 series big defeat to Bangladesh on Wednesday. India’s bad batting show and therefore the inability to land the killer blow contributed to their second serial series loss in Bangladesh after the diminutive Mehidy Hasan Miraz light-emitting diode the hosts to a five-run win within the second ODI with an unforgettable hundred. Miraz tormented the Indian bowlers on manner to his maiden century as East Pakistan staged a motivating recovery to achieve 271 for 7. Republic of India’s challenge looked everywhere at 207 for seven however skipper Rohit Sharma’s (51 not out off 28 balls) courageous effort went vainly as he nearly took his team home while batting with a split left webbing.
After the loss, former India opener Virender Sehwag gave an unusual combat India’s recent form. He has tweeted this tweet.
Talking about the match, India required a six off the ultimate ball of the sport but Mustafizur did well to excellent the yorker under pressure when bowling a slew of slow leg-breaks within the 48th over forcing Mohammed Siraj to play out a maiden.
Bangladesh had conjointly won their last ODI series against reception back in 2015 when Mashrafe Mortaza’s men got the higher of M S Dhoni and Co.
The series loss also forces India to travel back to the strategy planning stage with the globe Cup not up to twelve months away.
At 65 for 4, India was in desperate straits in the run chase before a spirited 101-ball 107-run between Shreyas Iyer (82 of 102) and Axar Patel (56 off 56) brought them into the contest.
Captain Rohit did not come back out to open when pain his elbow whereas fielding in Bangladesh’s innings. It was solely after the fall of the seventh wicket, he determined to walk into the middle however clearly looked in discomfort.
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