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BIRMINGHAM – India defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs in an all-important thriller of ICC World Cup 2019 on Tuesday.

Batting first, India posted a 315-run target for Bangladesh at Birmingham as Rohit Sharma scored 104 runs while K.L Rahul contributed 77 in 50 overs; Mustafizur Rahman took 5 wickets.

In response, Bangladesh got out on 286 runs with Shakib al Hasan scoring 66 and Saifuddin contributing 51 to the total in 48 overs.

Jasprit Bumrah took 4 while Hardi Pandya took 3 wickets in the match.

The match started at 02:30 PM Pakistan Standard Time (PST).

On Sunday, India lost its first match of the tournament to hosts England and now is on the second spot on the points table with five wins out of seven.

On the other hand, Bangladesh holds the seventh spot on the points table.

Bangladesh squad:

Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Abu Jayed, Mosaddek Hossain

India squad:

Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (w), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Y Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami