It was easy to predict that Bangladesh would give a tough fight this time to India but it was too hard to imagine that Bangladesh with kick off the proceedings with a win over India. It has been a dream come for Bangladesh. They continue their winning run after beating Pakistan and Zimbabwe. They would enter into the 2nd ODI with a lot of confidence while India would play under pressure. Watch India vs Bangladesh 2nd ODI live streaming on Star Sports HD and HotStar live cricket app. Live telecast of the match would be available on Star Sports TV network with live English and Hindi commentary.
India is currently ranked number 2 side in the world and they might concede their second spot to New Zealand. Meanwhile Bangladesh have strengthen their claim of making it to the ICC Champions Trophy 2017! Indian captain MS Dhoni had to accept that Bangladesh played some real good cricket as an unit. The hosts outplayed the visiting team India in all departments of the game. This was the team that was eliminated by India in the world cup 2015 quarterfinals.
Batting first Bangladesh scored 307 which termed to be huge for the Indian team. Soumya Sarka, Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal scored impressive half centuries for Bangladesh. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had laid down an ideal platform for the chase but the following batsmen couldn't convert the effort into a win.
Debutant Mustafizur was extremely impressive with his five wicket haul. It would certainly be a dream debut for any bowler to take five wickets against a strong time like India. Taskin Ahmed and Shakib Al Hasan took two wickets each. For India Ashwin took three wickets while Bhuvaneshwar clinched two wickets.
Beating Bangladesh never looked such a daunting task for India. Either India would bounce back really hard to win the remaining two matches or they would succumb to pressure. Let us see what would be the result of this ODI series. Stay tuned with us with previews of remaining matches as well as India vs Zimbabwe series which kicks off soon live on Ten Cricket and Ten Sports.