Rohit Sharma has mastered the art of knocking Bangladesh out at a crucial stage in a major ICC tournament. In the 2015 quarterfinal, his century gave India a big win in Melbourne while in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, he blasted another ton in Edgbaston to dash Bangladesh’s hopes. In the 2019 World Cup and at the same venue, Rohit notched up his 26th ton overall and fourth in the tournament and despite some spirited resistance from Shakib Al Hasan and the lower-middle order, India knocked Bangladesh out of the reckoning for the last four and sealed their spot in the knock-out stage with a 28-win on Tuesday.
23:12 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma was awarded as the man-of-the-match for his 104 runs.
23:02 hrs IST: WICKET! Two in two for Jasprit Bumrah and he shows his class yet again. India beat Bangladesh by 28 runs.
23:01 hrs IST: WICKET! Jasprit Bumrah has been India's man, and he shows why he World number one in limited overs. India is now one wicket away.
23:00 hrs IST: FIFTY! It has been an outstanding innings from Mohammad Saifuddin. His second in ODI cricket.
22:54 hrs IST: The encounter is getting close. 36 required off 18 deliveries. After 47 overs, it's 279/8.
22:50 hrs IST: Eight runs from the over. After 46 overs, it's 272/8.
22:42 hrs IST: WICKET! Mashrafe gets a slight nip and through to the keeper. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picks all-important wicket of Bangladesh skipper. India two wickets away! 13 runs from the over. It's 264/8.
22:36 hrs IST: WICKET! Knocked him over. Absolute ripper from Jasprit Bumrah. Sends dangerous Sabbir back to the pavilion. Bangladesh are seven down. After 44 overs, it's 251/7.
22:34 hrs IST: A good comeback by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. A boundary-free over. After 43 overs, it's 245/6.
22:28 hrs IST: Another good over for Bangladesh. 11 runs from the over. After 42 overs, it's 240/6. India in need of a wicket.
22:22 hrs IST: Yuzvendra Chahal finishes his spell 10 overs - 1 wicket - 50 runs. After 41 overs, it's 229/6.
22:19 hrs IST: A boundary and a couple of runs. After 40 overs, it's 225/6.
22:15 hrs IST: Boundaries have suddenly started to come for Bangladesh. Less than 100 needed now in 11 overs. After 39 overs, it's 219/6.
22:14 hrs IST:
22:10 hrs IST: BIG over! Four boundaries from the over. After 38 overs, it's 207/6.
22:05 hrs IST: Just one run from the over, and it's getting tougher for Bangladesh. After 37 overs, it's 191/6.
22:00 hrs IST: Runs are just not coming for Bangladesh at the moment. After 36 overs, it's 190/6.
21:55 hrs IST: Another sensational over by Jasprit Bumrah. Just three runs from the over. After 35 overs, it's 182/6.
21:49 hrs IST: WICKET! Hardik Pandya bowled a slower one and Shakib was early in his shot smashed it straight to the fielder. With this, Bangladesh's hopes ends! After 33.5 overs, it's 179/6.
21:47 hrs IST: Sabbir Rahman gets a boundary and Bangladesh are 177/5 after 33 overs. The advantage is firmly with India.
21:40 hrs IST: WICKET! The pressure mounts on Bangladesh as Hardik Pandya concedes just three runs. Bumrah capitalises aand Mosaddek Hossain gets an inside edge onto the stumps. Bangladesh are 173/5 after 32.2 overs.
21:36 hrs IST: Shakib gets a streaky boundary off Jasprit Bumrah and Bangladesh are 169/4 after 31 overs.
21:29 hrs IST: WICKET and OUT! Liton Das blasts a six over wide long on but Hardik Pandya gets the wicket as the batsman top-edges the pull to midwicket where DK takes the catch. Bangladesh are 162/4 after 29.4 overs.
21:25 hrs IST: Shakib survives a run-out chance and Bangladesh make steady progress. After 29 overs, Bangladesh are 156/3.
21:20 hrs IST: Brilliant from Shakib and his marvellous form continues. He slams his 46th fifty and Bangladesh are 148/3 after 28 overs.
21:15 hrs IST: Bhuvneshwar comes into the attack and Bangladesh are 139/3 after 27 overs.
21:10 hrs IST: Shakib and Liton hold the key now. Bangladesh are 133/3 after 26 overs. Game is still evenly poised.
21:06 hrs IST: First 25 overs done and dusted. The Indian team came with the set plan and have been able to execute it perfectly. For Bangladesh, all hopes are on Shakib Al Hasan. After 25 overs, it's 127/3.
21:01 hrs IST: Four runs from the over and going forward, the onus is on Shakib Al Hasan. After 24 overs, it's 125/3.
20:56 hrs IST: WICKET! Yuzvendra Chahal tossed the ball up and Rahim tried to toss the ball up but smashed it straight to the fielder. Third wicket down. After 23 overs, it's 121/3.
20:53 hrs IST: Another good over for men-in-green. 9 runs from the over. After 22 overs, it's 116/2.
20:48 hrs IST: Finally, a decent over from Chahal. Just three from it. As of now, both batsmen are ticking ones and twos. Afer 21 overs, it's 107/2.
20:45 hrs IST: 100-up for Bangladesh and they have looked good. After 20 overs, it's 104/2.
20:41 hrs IST: Another costly over from Chahal. 10 came off it. After 19 vers, it's 98/2.
20:38 hrs IST: Nine runs from the over and India needs to pick Shakib Al Hasan early in his innings. He has been in a prime form and looking good against India too. After 18 overs, it's 88/2.
20:34 hrs IST: Four runs from the over and Yuzvendra Chahal isn't looking effective. After 17 overs, it's 79/2.
20:31 hrs IST: A wicket and two runs from the over. After 16 overs, it's 75/2.
20:26 hrs IST: WICKET! Hardik Pandya pitches a short of a length delivery and Soumya Sarkar smashed it straight to the fielder. Departs for 33.
20:24 hrs IST: Four singles from the over. In all, it has been a good start from Bangladesh. they have certainly been able to keep India under little pressure. After 15 overs, it's 73/1.
20:21 hrs IST: BIG over! Couple of boundaries and a normal over turns big. 10 came from it. After 14 overs, it's 69/1.
20:16 hrs IST: Spinner introdued into the attack for the first time in second innings and has been welcomed with a dazzling boundary. After 13 overs, it's 59/1.
20:13 hrs IST: 50-up for Bangladesh. A controversial over comes to an end as India losses their lone review. After 12 overs, it's 53/1.
20:06 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan showed his class straight away - smashed four to Bumrah in 11th over. It's 47/1.
20:00 hrs IST: The first 10 overs belong to India. They have been able to bowl in right lines and haven't let the batsmen to score easy runs. After 10 overs, it's 40/1.
19:58 hrs IST: WICKET! This was coming. The runs were just not coming and Bangladesh batsmen had to try something out of the box. Mohammad Shami bowled a good length delivery and Tamim tried to guide it through third-man region, but gets an inside edge - onto the stumps. Departs for 22. After 9.3 overs, it's 39/1.
19:55 hrs IST: Four runs from the over. After 9 overs, it's 38/0.
19:50 hrs IST: Virat Kohli introduced Mohammad Shami into the attack and he has been treated nicely with opposition. After 8 overs, it's 34/0.
19:47 hrs IST: Another good over from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He is bowling in the right areas and not letting the opposition to score easy runs. After 7 overs, it's 28/0.
19:45 hrs IST: 6 runs from the over and Bangladesh see themselves at 24/0 in 6 overs.
19:40 hrs IST: Two runs from Bhuvneshwar Kumar's third over. After 5 overs, it's 18/0.
19:35 hrs IST: MAIDEN OVER! Superb over from Jasprit Bumrah. Didn't let Soumya Sarkar to go after him. After 4 overs, it's 16/0.
19:30 hrs IST: Tamim Iqbal has looked good at the start as Bangladesh start cautiously. After 3 overs, it's 16/0.
19:25 hrs IST: Jasprit Bumrah took the new ball from the other end, and gave eight runs. After 2 overs, it's 9/0.
19:21 hrs IST: Bhuvneshwar Kumar begin with a tight over. Bangladesh are 1/0 after the first over.
18:51 hrs IST: WICKET! Mustafizur Rahman takes his fifth wicket and Bangladesh have restricted India to 314/9. This is a decent score as the pitch is getting slower.
18:46 hrs IST: WICKET! MS Dhoni mistimes the pull shot and the catch is taken at mid on. India 311/7 in 49.3 overs.
18:44 hrs IST: Two fours by MS Dhoni off Saifuddin. Can he get to his fifty and help India reach 330? India 311/6 in 49 overs.
18:39 hrs IST: India are 300/6 in 48 overs. Can he finish off in style?
18:36 hrs IST: WICKET! Short ball from Mustafizur and Karthik top edges the pull to midwicket. India are 298/6 in the 48th over.
18:33 hrs IST: Dinesh Karthik gets a boundary to the third man fence and India are 297/5 after 47 overs.
18:28 hrs IST: Dhoni slams a four and India are 288/5 after 46 overs.
18:23 hrs IST: Shakib ends his spell with 10-0-41-1. Dhoni and Karthik could help India reach 330.
18:20 hrs IST: WICKET! Rishabh Pant will miss out on his fifty. He top-edges the slog sweep off Shakib and Mosaddek Hossain takes a juggling catch at long leg. Can Dhoni and DK now boost India? India are 277/5 after 44.1 overs
18:17 hrs IST: Dhoni blasts a four off Rubel Hossain as India near 300. India are 277/4 after 44 overs.
18:12 hrs IST: Another tight over from Shakib Al Hasan and India are 268/4 after 43 overs.
18:09 hrs IST: Pant thumps a short ball on leg stump to the fine leg fence and Dhoni gets going with a whip to wide long on. India are 265/4 after 42 overs.
18:04 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan is into the attack and India are 255/4 after 41 overs. Dhoni has struggled against left-arm spin.
18:01 hrs IST: HAT-TRICK! Three consecutive boundaries from Rishabh Pant off Saifuddin and India are 251/4 after 40 overs.
17:54 hrs IST: WICKET! This is a massive. Hardik Pandya gets the outside edge and Soumya Sarkar takes the catch, Mustafizur with the second wicket. India are 237/4 in the 39th over. DOUBLE WICKET MAIDEN.
17:49 hrs IST: WICKET! Short ball from Mustafizur and Kohli thumps the pull straight to deep midwicket where Rubel takes the catch close to the boundary. India are 237/3 in the 39th over.
17:47 hrs IST: Pant gets another boundary from Soumya Sarkar and India are 237/2 after 38 overs.
17:41 hrs IST: Kohli whips Shakib Al Hasan to the wide long on fence and then Pant sweeps Shakib to the fine leg fence as two boundaries come in one overs. India are 227/2 after 37 overs.
17:36 hrs IST: Another tight over from Soumya Sarkar. India are 217/2 after 36 overs.
17:32 hrs IST: Kohli whips a short ball from Rubel to the wide long on fence as India make steady progress. India are 211/2 after 35 overs.
17:27 hrs IST: Pant blasts Mosaddek for a big six to get going. India must sustain the momentum as they are 204/2 after 34 overs.
17:20 hrs IST: WICKET! Rahul edges a full and wide ball from Rubel Hossain and the edge is taken by Mushfiqur Rahim. After 32.4 overs, India are 195/2.
17:17 hrs IST: Soumya Sarkar and Rubel Hossain are bowling some tight overs. After 32 overs, India are 190/1.
17:07 hrs IST: Soumya gets the wicket of Rohit as the batsman miscues a legnth ball to cover and Bangladesh get the wicket. India are 181/1 after 31 overs.
17:04 hrs IST: CENTURY! Brilliant stuff from Rohit Sharma. His 26th overall and fourth in 2019 World Cup. However, he immediately falls for 104 off 92 balls. Soumya Sarkar with the wicket.
17:00 hrs IST: Soumya Sarkar bowls another tight over and after 28 overs. India are 173/0.
16:56 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan does not give the batsmen any free room and India are content on taking singles. After 27 overs, India are 169/0.
16:53 hrs IST: Soumya Sarkar is into the attack and he concedes just two runs. There is an appeal for a catch but Bangladesh do not take the review. After 26 overs, India are 164/0.
16:50 hrs IST: Rubel Hossain bowls a good over but Bangladesh need wickets. India are 162/0 after 26 overs.
16:45 hrs IST: Sublime batting from Rohit as he clobbers a six down the ground off Mustafizur. He is nearing his 26th ton and fourth in this edition as India are 158/0 after 24 overs.
16:40 hrs IST: Rubel gets hit for a four as Rohit nears a ton. He is now the leading run-getter in the 2019 World Cup and also the ultimate six-hitting machine, going past MS Dhoni's tally. He has also hit the most fours and is now the second-highest run-getter in a single edition. Records galore for Rohit and more is coming his way. India are 147/0 after 23 overs.
16:33 hrs IST: A massive six and then a thumped four off Mosaddek Hossain. Bangladesh are really bleeding here and Rohit Sharma is butchering them. India are 139/0 after 26 overs.
16:29 hrs IST: Rahul and Rohit rotate the strike brilliantly and Rohit creams a pull shot to deep midwicket. India are 126/0 after 21 overs.
16:23 hrs IST: Rahul joins in the fun and he notches up his second fifty of the 2019 World Cup and he enjoys it by smashing Rubel Hossain down the ground. India are 117/0 after 19 overs.
16:19 hrs IST: The 100-run partnership is up between Rahul and Rohit. Things looking ominous for Bangladesh. India are 105/0 after 18 overs.
16:13 hrs IST: Shakib tries to pull some things back while Bangladesh are showing some desperation on the field. India are 99/0 after 17 overs.
16:09 hrs IST: Rahul thumps a massive six off Mashrafe Mortaza and India are 97/0 after 16 overs.
16:03 hrs IST: A single down to third man and Rohit Sharma gets to yet another ODI fifty, his 43rd overall. What an innings this has been from India's vice-captain. He has been at his supreme best in 2019 World Cup. After 15 overs, it's 87/0.
15:59 hrs IST: Good call from Mashrafe Mortaza to invite wicket-keeper close to the wicket. It isn't allowing batsmen to play freely. However, Mortaza is bowling short of a length delivery which is helping Rahul and Rohit to rotate strike easily. After 14 overs, it's 78/0.
15:56 hrs IST: Just one run from Shakib's second over. After 13 overs, it's 74/0.
15:54 hrs IST: Another good over by Bangladesh. The bowlers from two ends are bowling the right lines and not letting batsmen to go after them. After 12 overs, it's 73/0.
15:50 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan introduced into the attack for the first time today and just two runs from it. After 11 overs, it's 71/0.
15:47 hrs IST: Rohit thumps a full ball from Mashrafe Mortaza and then steers a wide ball to third man for yet another boundary. After 10 overs, India are 69/0.
15:43 hrs IST: Brilliant stuff from Rohit as he creams two boundaries off Mustafizur. One off a no-ball and the other of a free-hit. India are 58/0 after nine overs.
15:37 hrs IST: Two consecutive fours by KL Rahul off Saifuddin and he is getting into the groove. India are 46/0 after eight overs.
15:33 hrs IST: A good over from Mustafizur Rahman and India are 36/0 after seven overs.
15:28 hrs IST: Brilliant shot from Rohit. He charges down the track and creams Saifuddin over the sweeper cover fence. Brilliant stuff from Rohit and India are 30/0 after six overs.
15:24 hrs IST: DROPPED! What a miss! Terrible stuff from Bangladesh. Mustafizur bowls short and Rohit mistimes the pull and Tamim Iqbal spills the chance. India are 21/0 after five overs.
15:21 hrs IST: Saifuddin bowls on the pads and Rahul thumps it to deep midwicket and India has reached 18/0 after four overs.
15:14 hrs IST: Mohammad Saifuddin gets off to a tight start while Mashrafe Mortaza also bounces back after a tight over. India are 14/0 after three overs.
15:07 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma blasts a six to deep midwicket. India are 10/0 in the first over.
14:40 hrs IST: Here are the playing XIs of both teams
Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Liton Das, Mosaddek Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
India (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
14:38 hrs IST: Mahmudullah is not playing while Sabbir Rahman and Rubel Hossain is in the side. Big blow, the absence of Mahmudullah.
14:35 hrs IST: India opt to bat against Bangladesh. Dinesh Karthik is in and Kuldeep Yadav is sitting out. Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes in. No Kedar Jadhav.
14:27 hrs IST: Ravindra Jadeja might get a game todfay. Maybe, Kuldeep Yadav or Yuzvendra Chahal. Maybe, Dinesh Karthik might also get a look-in
14:22 hrs IST: A warm welcome to the clash between India and Bangladesh from Edgbaston. Equation is simple for India - A win knocks seals their spot in the semis while a loss gives Pakistan and Bangladesh belief of sealing the spot in the semis.