A very good crowd of 33,610 was in attendance at the Pune as India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Thursday.
After winning the toss and choosing to bat first, openers Tanzid Hasan and Litton Das got Bangladesh off to a quickfire start. The duo added 93 runs for the opening stand before Kuldeep Yadav broke the stand by dismissing Tanzid leg before wicket for 51.
The Men in Blue suffered a massive blow when Hardik Pandya twisted his ankle in the follow through while attempting to stop a drive from Litton Das with his foot.
Ravindra Jadeja then trapped Najmul Hossain Shanto (8) right in front of the wicket. KL Rahul then pulled off a magnificent one handed stunner behind the stumps by sending Mehidy Hasan Miraz (3) off Mohammed Siraj.
Litton Das threw his wicket away while trying to take on Jadeja, caught at long-off by Shubman Gill for 66.
However veeteran players Mushfiqur Rahim (38) and Mahmudullah (46) scored useful runs towards the end to take their side to 256/8.
In response, Rohit Sharma along with Shubman Gill got India off to a quickfire start. The pair put on 88 runs before the former (48) was caught at deep backward square leg while attempting a pull off Hasan Mahmud.
Gill (53) then reached his maiden fifty but fell in the deep while trying to take on Mehidy Hasan Miraz. Virat Kohli along with Shreyas Iyer added 46 for the third wicket before Mehidy claimed his second wicket by dismissing the latter for 19.
Star batsman Virat Kohli reached his 48th ODI century in a style by launching Nasum Ahmed for a maximum, as the hosts maintained their unbeaten run in the tournament. KL Rahul remained undefeated on 34.
India 261 for 3 (Kohli 103*, Gill 53, Rohit 48) beat Bangladesh 256 for 8 (Litton 66, Tanzid 51, Mahmudullah 46, Jadeja 2-38, Bumrah 2-41) by seven wickets