Ishan Kishan scored a magnificent fastest double hundred as The Men in Blue avoided a whitewash by thumping Bangladesh by 227 runs in the third and final one day international at Chattogram on Saturday.
After being asked to bat first by Bangladesh skipper, Mehidy Hasan Miraz drew first blood by trapping Shikhar Dhawan (3) leg before wicket.
The pair of Kishan along with Virat Kohli added 290 runs for the second wicket. Kohli got a reprieve when Liton Das dropped a simple catch off Miraz at short midwicket.
Kishan reached his fastest double hundred off just 126 balls, thus going past Chris Gayle’s record off 138 balls.
The partnership was finally broken when Taskin Ahmed dismissed Kishan while attempting another big hit for a swashbuckling 210 off 131 balls. His knock comprised off 24 fours and 10 sixes.
Shreyas Iyer (3) and KL Rahul (8) departed cheaply to Ebadot Hossain.
The former skipper Kohli reached his hundred by clipping Hossain for a six over short fine leg. His knock eventually ended when he failed to time a lofted stroke of Shakib. His innings came off 91 balls with 11 fours and two sixes.
However cameos from Washington Sundar (37) and Axar Patel (20) propelled the visitors to a mammoth score of 409/8 in their allotted 50 overs.
Chasing 410, openers Anamul Haque and Liton Das got Bangladesh off to a steady start. The pair added 33 runs for the opening wicket before Anamul was caught at long off by Mohammed Siraj off Axar Patel for 8.
Skipper Litton Das looked good in his innings of 29, before falling to Siraj. Axar claimed his second wicket by dismissing Mushfiqur Rahim while attempting a sweep.
Umran Malik then got into the act by trapping Yasir Ali leg before wicket for 25. Shakib Al Hasan looked good in his knock of 43 before chopping a delivery from Kuldeep Yadav onto his stumps for 43, as the hosts lost half their side for 124.
Shardul Thakur claimed wickets of of Afif Hossain (8) and Mehidy (3) and Ebadot Hossain as the hosts slumped to 149/9.
The pair of Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman put on 33 runs for the last wicket before Umran knocked the latter (13) with a full and straight delivery, as Bangladesh were bundled out for 182 in 34 overs.