World Cup 2023 : Virat Kohli finishes the match in style with a 7 wickets victory over Bangladesh

Virat Kohli finishes the match with a six and a century as team India win fourth game in a row in the ICC World Cup 2023. After a restricted performance from the bowlers, Indian batters steal the show. Virat Kohli struck an unbeaten 103. Shubhman striked his half century.

Bangladesh’s skipper Shakib-Al-Hasan, who missed Bangladesh’s game against New Zealand, has not played today against India too. Bangladesh batted first. Despite a slow start, Bangladesh openers scrored 100 runs in 17.2 overs. Tanzid Hasan (51) made a quick fifty in 43 balls. Litton Das constructed the Bangladesh innings with 66 off 82 balls. Then Indian bowlers restored the pace and managed some wickets. Dependable Mushfiqur Rahim (38 off 46 balls) and a stormy show from Mahmudullah (46 off 36 balls) managed Bangladesh to past 250 mark. Bangladesh finished with 256/8 in 50 overs. Ravindra Jadeja, Bumrah, Siraj each got 2 wickets. Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav both got one each. Hardik Pandya got injured at the time of bowling on his very first over and leave the field. Though it does not bother India to restrict Bangladesh Batters.

At the time of chase, Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma gave India a comfortable start. Though Rohit Sharma (48) got out just before he reach his half century, Shubman (53 off 55 balls) managed to get his. Then the Mr. Chase Master Virat Kohli took the responsibility and guided the team towards the 7 wickets victory. He sealed the victory with a six, also reached his 48th ODI century. Kohli faced 97 balls, including six fours and four sixes, scored unbeaten 103. KL Rahul also played his part with 34 runs off 34 balls. Virat Kohli awarded as the Player of the Match.

With their 4th win, India is holding the 2nd place in the point table with 8 points and +1.659 Net Run Rate just behind Newzeland. They are the 1st position despite having same numbers of wins and 8 Points with +1.923 Net Run Rate. South Africa on the 3rd spot with 4 points in 3 matchs.

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