IND vs BAN third T20I: Chahar leads India to convincing win


Led by Deepak Chahar and Shivam Dube, India defeated Bangladesh within the third and remaining T20 worldwide in Nagpur on Sunday.

Deepak Chahar (6 for 7) and Shivam Dube (three for 30) destroyed the Bangladesh center over batsmen and clinch sequence win for India. India gained the match by 30 runs.

Bangladesh had been cruising nicely at 110 for two at one stage then Shivam Dube took two essential wickets in two balls to carry India again within the sport.

Then Deepak Chahar got here again into the assault and took the primary hat-trick for India and polished the Bangladesh decrease order.

Earlier, Shreyas Iyer and Okay L Rahul smashed elegant half-centuries to propel India to 174 for 5 within the series-deciding third and remaining T20 Worldwide towards Bangladesh in Nagpur on Sunday.

It was a maiden T20 half-century for Iyer (62 off 33) and the sixth one for Rahul (52 off 35). Iyer’s entertaining knock got here after he was dropped on zero.

Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah adopted the template set within the sequence by profitable the toss and opting to subject.

India made an surprising name by dropping a bowler in Krunal Pandya for middle-order batsman Manish Pandey.

The hosts had been dealt a physique blow within the second over when pacer Shafiul Islam eliminated their skipper Rohit Sharma (2), who had made a elegant 85 within the series-levelling win in Rajkot. Rohit tried to whip a size ball however solely managed to get an inside edge on to the stumps.

Rahul joined Shikhar Dhawan (19 off 16) within the center and with each the batsmen beneath stress having not made an affect within the first two video games, the scenario offered them a super platform to ship.

Dhawan, who has discovered it powerful to speed up of late, received going with successive boundaries off Al-Amin Hossain. Rahul too started his innings in comparable style, going for the aerial straight drive earlier than punching Islam by level.

Nonetheless, Dhawan couldn’t final lengthy after hitting 4 boundaries, mistiming a slog to be caught within the deep by Mahmudullah.

India as soon as once more couldn’t get to a superb begin batting first, struggling to 41 for 2 in six overs. It might have been three down at that stage if Aminul Islam had not dropped a regulation catch off incoming batsman Iyer at backward level.

Rahul and Iyer gave a a lot wanted enhance to the Indian innings with a 59-run stand.

Rahul in full circulation is at all times a deal with to the attention and that’s what the Nagpur crowd witnessed. He accomplished his fifty off 33 balls earlier than getting caught at mid-off two balls later, leaving India at 94 for 3 within the 13th over.

Iyer, who made a sedate begin to his innings, went ballistic after Rahul’s departure. He was particularly brutal towards the spinners and hit three sixes over long-on off Afif Hossain.

Iyer, who raced to his 50 off 27 balls, ended up hammering 5 sixes and three boundaries.

Rishabh Pant (6), who has copped a whole lot of criticism of late each for his batting and wicket-keeping, disillusioned as soon as once more when the group wanted him to offer the large hits. He struggled in his 9 ball keep and was ultimately bowled after being deceived by a slower one from medium pacer Soumya Sarkar.

Pandey (22 not out off 13), taking part in his first sport of the sequence, got here up with welcome boundaries within the dying overs to take the whole past 170.

With 149 being the common first innings rating right here, Bangladesh must bat very well to chase down 175.

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