Rohit and Sundar carry India into final

Rohit and Sundar carry India into final

In the six overs between 14th and 19th, India scored nearly 14 per over, and Rohit reaped 37 off 15 balls.

An upbeat Indian side will take on Bangladesh in the fifth Twenty20 global (T20I) of the tri-series at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday. Sundar said that it was an unbelievable match for him and he is confident that team will win the finals.

Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and asked India to bat first.

Sundar was the pick of the bowlers, the spinner taking 3-22 after being handed the new ball in a third consecutive victory for the favourites following a loss to the hosts in the opening match of the tri-nation series.

For Bangladesh, fast-bowler Abu Hider has replaced for Taskin Ahmed.

The two veterans of numerous IPL battles, shifted gears in the four overs between 16 to 19, in which India scored 55 runs.

WICKET! Suresh Raina falls short of his fifth T20I fifty, as he is dismissed for 47 by Rubel Hossain, who gets his second wicket. Although his experience will keep him in the playing XI, there is another star Mohammad Siraj, who has a good economy rate in limited-overs cricket While Shardul Thakur has done well in the last two games, Vijay Shankar has also been steady with his seam-up stuff.


India have made one change by bringing in Mohammed Siraj in place of Jaydev Unadkat.

1 - Washington Sundar became the youngest Indian player to bag three wickets in a T20I match, at the age of 18 years and 160 days, leaving behind Axar Patel (21 years 178 days).

A win for India gives the Men in Blue three wins out of their four matches, clinching a first-place finish in the group stage of the cricket tri-series, and with it, a guaranteed spot in the trophy match.

Sri Lanka plays Bangladesh on Friday and the victor will take on India in the final.

Bangladesh will once again depend on Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim who guided their side to a big win against Sri Lanka.

Tottering at 40/3, Bangladesh's hopes were further dented when leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (1/21) saw the back of skipper Mahmudullah (11) caught by Lokesh Rahul.

Rohit would see out the innings striking fives sixes and five fours in his innings with Suresh Raina (47) supplementing his runs well.

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