India thrash Bangladesh by 9 wickets, will face Pakistan in final of Champions Trophy
India will play arch-rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final. (In picture: Virat Kohli) Photograph: (AFP)
India will play arch-rivals Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final after winning handsomely against Bangladesh by nine wickets.
India achieved the target of 265 with ten overs to spare.
Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma shared a partnership of 178 runs to power the title-holders to the finals of Champions Trophy.
Rohit Sharma completed his century and was not out on 123 while Virat Kohli remained not out on 96.
Fielding first, the Indian side restricted Bangladesh to a total of 264. Kedar Jadhav, the part time off-spinner, removed Bangladesh top scorer Tamim Iqbal on 70 and Mushfiqur Rahim on 61.