India beat Bangladesh, to face Pakistan in Champions Trophy 2017 final
Rohit Sharma (126*) and captain Virat Kohli (96*) power India past Bangladesh’s modest total of 264 to set up the first India vs Pakistan final in Champions Trophy history
India on Thursday defeated Bangladesh by nine wickets in the semifinal of the Champions Trophy 2017, setting up a summit clash with Pakistan on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma led India’s charge, scoring an unbeaten 123 runs to power the Blue Caps past Bangladesh’s total of 264/7 in just 40.1 overs. He was ably assisted by captain Virat Kohli who scored 96 and also remained unbeaten.
Earlier, a disciplined bowling by Kedar Jadhav (2-22) and Jasprit Bumrah (2-39) restricted Bangladesh to 264/7 in the stipulated 50 overs.