India crushes Bangladesh by 240 runs in second warm up match
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 31-May-2017

London, May 31: India crushed Bangladesh in their second and final warm-up game of the ICC Champions Trophy at London on Tuesday. Notably, India warm-up Bangladesh by 240 runs at the second warm up match after a comprehensive all round performance on the field.

Put in to bat first, India posted a mammoth 324 for 7, riding on Dinesh Karthik's knock of 94, and an end-of-innings cameo from Hardik Pandya who scored a 54-ball 80 not out. Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan steadied the Indian inning after two quick wickets of Rohit, Rahane. Dhawan scored 60 runs. Kedar Jadhav scored 31 and got some batting time while Ravindra Jadeja scoring 32 runs chipped in with useful contribution. For Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahaman picked up 1 wicket and Rubel Hossain got three wickets.

Replying to Indian innings, Bangladesh were bundled out for just 84 in 23.5 overs. Pacers Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneswar Kumar bagged 3 wickets each. Only three batsmen of Bangladesh were able to score in double figures.

However,India had won its first practice game against New Zealand by 45 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method. Champion Trophy is set to begin from tomorrow with a Group-A game between England and Bangladesh at the Kennington Oval in London. India is in Pool-B and will play their opening game against Pakistan on Sunday at Edgbaston, Birmingham.