Amitabh Bachchan congratulates Indian team on their Nidahas Trophy win.

Published - 19 Mar 2018, 02:11 PM

Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Nidahas Trophy 2018, Colombo, Bangladesh
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Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan congratulated India on their Nidahas Trophy win against Bangladesh. Meanwhile, India banked on Dinesh Karthik’s blistering knock to beat Bangladesh by four wickets to win the Nidahas Trophy 2018.

Batting first Bangladesh posted 166 on the board with Sabbir Rahman coming to the party. Mahmudullah and Mehidy Hasan provided some support at the end. India bowlers were brilliant in containing an in-form Bangladesh batting line-up. The spinning duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar claimed four wickets giving away only 38 runs.

In reply, Rohit Sharma gave India a solid start. Also, Lokesh Rahul and Manish Pandey scored some important runs in the middle. However, it was Karthik’s (29 off eight deliveries) cameo at the end that sealed the match for India.

Further, Karthik bagged the man-of-the-match award while Sundar returned with the man-of-the-series award.

Amitabh-Bachchan, Team India
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Bachchan congratulates India:

Senior actor Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to congratulate India’s incredible win. Bachchan praised Karthik for his late night cameo. Later, he also corrected his mistake in another tweet.

INDIA WINS !! T20 in the TRI championship VS BanglaDesh .. what a thriller .. BD had us on the ropes .. and Dinesh Kartik, you beauty .. a brilliant knock .. 24 needed in last 2 overs .. 5 runs and 1 ball left and he hits a 6 ! INCREDIBLE ! CONGRATULATIONS !!” Bachchan tweeted.

However, Karthik announced his arrival in the penultimate over hitting 22 runs off Rubel Hossain. However, it was the last-ball six off Soumya Sarkar that made all the difference for the men in blues. Karthik’s knock also included two boundaries and three sixes.

Meanwhile, next up for the Indian cricketers is to play in the Indian Premier League which starts from April 7. Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai India will play the season opener.

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