Indian skipper Suresh Raina said he was blown away by the match-winning performance of all-rounder Stuart Binny, whose six wickets for four runs against Bangladesh here today became the best ODI bowling figures by an Indian.
Medium-pacer Stuart Binny bagged six wickets as India registered an unexpected 47-runs win against Bangladesh via Duckworth-Lewis method in the rain-curtailed second One-day International to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, here on Tuesday.
Ajinkya Rahane anchored his innings to perfection in the company of comeback man Robin Uthappa and guided India to a comfortable seven-wicket victory in a rain-truncated first ODI against Bangladesh here Sunday.
After a very long time, several senior Indian cricketers have been rested for an international tour. While it would provide them with the much-needed break, it has also opened a window of opportunity for several cricketers to once again impress the selectors with a good show at the highest level. Here is a list of five such cricketers.
The Indian cricket team will get an opportunity to test its bench strength when its fringe players led by Suresh Raina square off against minnows Bangladesh in a short three-match ODI series starting, here tomorrow.
A prolonged winless run has dented their morale but Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim today urged his teammates to display positive body language in the three-match ODI series against India from tomorrow as he feels it will translate into good performance.
India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said it was important for him to bat up the order as he was not getting any opportunity to spend time in the middle since the top-order was performing consistently well for them.
Skipper Virat Kohli smashed a magnificent 136 and shared a 213-run partnership with Ajinkya Rahane (73) to lead India to a comfortable six-wicket win over hosts Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, here on Wednesday.