A clinical India will look to maintain their dominance in the World Test Championship with victory over Bangladesh in the first Test, having routed South Africa in the previous series on Thursday.
Virat Kohli’s India will be aiming to strengthen their number one position in the world Test championship when they start a two-match series against Bangladesh on Thursday.
After suffering a crushing defeat in the national capital, the young Indian team will look to bounce back when they face Bangladesh in the second T20I on Thursday at the Saurashtra
Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a whirlwind 43-ball 85 in his 100th T20 international as India rode his heroics to register a facile eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second
Fast bowler Hasan Ali picked up 3-22 and right-arm medium pacer Mohammad Wasim 2-24 for the visitors as Afif Hossain top-scored with 36 off 34 balls for Bangladesh. In the end, Pakistan reached 132-6 with four balls to spare.
In-form Iftikhar Ahmed has been included in place of Mohammad Hafeez as the national selection committee announced an 18-member Pakistan squad for the tour of Bangladesh where a three-match T20 series will be staged on Nov.19, 20 and 22 in Dhaka.
Captain Aaron Finch blasted a 20-ball 40 and shared a 58-run partnership with David Warner to lead the chase as Australia went over the line for the loss of just two wickets with 82 balls to spare.
Bangladesh had secured a 44-run lead after bowling out Pakistan for 286, thanks largely to left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, who returned figures of 7-116.
The incident occurred during the third over of Bangladesh's innings, when Afridi fielded the ball on his follow through and threw it at Afif, hitting him on the foot. The batsman was within the popping crease and not intending to take a run.