KL Rahul, MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warm-up match

MS Dhoni added to KL Rahul's masterful display with the bat, scoring a rapid 113 to take India's score beyond 300

FirstCricket Staff May 29, 2019 16:23:01 IST
KL Rahul, MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warm-up match
KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

With tens of thousands of Indian fans in attendance, the warm-up match between India and Bangladesh had the air of a World Cup clash. AFP

KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

India got off to a less than ideal start against Bangladesh, with their openers falling for a combined total of 20 runs. Virat Kohli steadied the batting attack with a patient 47 off 46. AFP

KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

KL Rahul played an excellent innings, scoring 108 off 99 balls to take India to 266/5. AFP

KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

MS Dhoni added to KL Rahul's masterful display with the bat, scoring a rapid 113 to take India's score beyond 300. AFP

KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

Bangladesh tried to reply with the necessary intensity required to chase down India's mammoth total, with Liton Das (73) and Mushfiqur Rahim (90) putting together a decent partnership. AFP

KL Rahul MS Dhoni put in masterful displays as India cruise to victory over Bangladesh in warmup match

However, a string of single digit scores and ducks derailed Bangladesh's chase, with Kuldeep Yadav picking up three wickets to take India to a comfortable victory. AFP

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