India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs on Tuesday (2nd July) at Birmingham in the match 40 of the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

After winning the toss, India scored 314/9 (50 overs) in the first innings. Chasing down that target, Bangladesh were all-out on 286 runs (48 overs).

After this victory, India have secured its place for the semi-finals of this tournament. On the other hand, this defeat has ended Bangladesh’s final hope to advance for the semi-finals of this tournament.

Brief Scores: India – 314/9 in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 104, KL Rahul 77; Mustafizur Rahman 5/59)

Bangladesh – 286 in 48 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 66, Mohammad Saifuddin 51*; Jasprit Bumrah 4/55)

Result – India won by 28 runs

Here are some of the statistical highlights of the match:

Teams’ stats

India

i) In the first innings of this match, India scored 314/9 (50 overs). It is the second highest CWC total for India against Bangladesh (the record is 370/4 in 50 overs at Dhaka on 19th February 2011). However, it is also Indian’s highest ODI total against Bangladesh at the neutral venues (the previous record was 302/6 in 50 overs at Melbourne on 19th March 2015).

 

Bangladesh

i) Bangladesh scored 286 runs (48 overs) in the second innings. It is the highest ODI total for Bangladesh against India outside Bangladesh. In this list, their previous record was 283/6 (50 overs) at Karachi on 28th June 2008. Meanwhile, Bangladesh’s 286-run innings is also the highest CWC total for Bangladesh against India.

 

Players’ stats

Bangladesh

i) After Mashrafe Mortaza (214 matches), Mushfiqur Rahim (212 matches) and Shakib Al Hasan (205 matches), Tamim Iqbal becomes the fourth Bangladesh cricketer to play 200 ODIs. This match was the 200th ODI for Tamim Iqbal.

 

ii) Tamim Iqbal has scored 1,018 international runs against India. Before him, only Mushfiqur Rahim (1,130 runs) completed 1,000 international runs for Bangladesh against India.

iii) In the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has scored 542 runs and also has taken 11 wickets. Shakib is the first cricketer in CWC history to score 500+ runs and also to take 10+ wickets in the same edition. Also, Shakib is the first Bangladesh cricketer to score 500+ runs in an edition of the CWC history.

shakib al hasan

iv) Bangladesh left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman had the bowling figures of 10-1-59-5. It is the second best bowling figures by a Bangladesh bowler in CWC history. Shakib Al Hasan is the record holder with the bowling figures of 10-1-29-5 against Afghanistan (at Southampton in 24th June 2019).

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v) This latest five-wicket haul was Mustafizur Rahman’s fourth five-wicket haul in his ODI career. After the left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak, Mustafizur is the second Bangladesh bowler to claim four five-wicket hauls in ODI career. Another five-wicket haul achievement for Mustafizur in his ODI career will create a new record for Bangladesh in this list.

vi) Also, it was the third ODI fifer for Mustafizur Rahman against India. After Aaqib Javed (Pakistan) and Brett Lee (Australia), Mustafizur Rahman is the third bowler to take at least three fifers against India in ODI careers. While Aaqib Javed claimed three ODI fifers against India, Lee claimed the record four ODI fifers against India.

 

India

i) Rohit Sharma becomes the second batsman to hit four centuries in an edition of the Cricket World Cup. During the previous CWC edition (2015), Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara also hit four centuries.

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ii) It was also the fifth century for Rohit Sharma in his CWC career. Rohit Sharma is the fourth batsman in CWC history to score five or more centuries. Sachin Tendulkar (India), Ricky Ponting (Australia) and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) were the first three players in this list while Sachin is the only batsman to hit six CWC centuries.

iii) Rohit Sharma also becomes the first batsman to hit two CWC centuries against Bangladesh. Before this latest century (104 runs), Rohit also scored 137 runs against Bangladesh in the quarter-final of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup at Melbourne (19th March 2015).

iv) Rohit Sharma has scored 544 runs in the ongoing 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Among the Indian batsmen, only Sachin Tendulkar once scored more runs in a CWC edition than this. In 2003 CWC, Sachin scored 673 runs.

v) Indian batsmen KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma had an impressive opening partnership of 180-run. It is the highest opening partnership for India in CWC history. The previous record was 174 runs between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan against Ireland (at Hamilton on 10th March 2015).

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KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma

vi) Meanwhile, the 180-run opening partnership between Rahul and Rohit is also the third highest ODI partnership for any wicket for India against Bangladesh. The top two record partnerships in this list are 213 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane for the third wicket (at Fatullah on 26th February 2014), and 203 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag for the third wicket (at Dhaka on 19th February 2011).