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WEB DESK: In T20 World Cup super eight, India defeated Bangladesh by 50 runs.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli opening the innings, the Indian skipper smashed 11-ball 23 before being dismissed by Shakib Al Hasan.

However, the team managed 53/6 in powerplay, which is their best score in this competition. On the other hand, Tanzim Hasan Sakib pull things back for Bangladesh by removing Kohli (37) and Suryakumar Yadav (6) in space of three deliveries.

Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant scored a brisk 36 from 24 balls with the help of four fours and two sixes.

Meanwhile, all-rounders Shivam Dube and Hardik Pandya put the step on the paddle and scored freely. Both added 53-run stand for fifth wicket.

Dube slammed 34 off 24 balls, powered by three sixes while Pandya remained unbeaten on 50 off 27 balls.

Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first against India

Men in Blue have won their first game of this round against Afghanistan, while the Tigers lost to Australia.

Bangladesh captain Najmul ul Hasan Shanto said they aim restricting India to 150-160. 

“We would like to restrict them to a small total and chase it down. We know condition, the wind factor and hopefully we can execute.”

On the other hand, India’s Rohit Sharma said he would have batted even if they won the toss. India are unchanged, whereas, Bangladesh have benched Taskin Ahmed and included Mustafizur Rahman