India beat Bangladesh in warm-up fixture

first_imgBANGLADESH suffered a 240-run thrashing by India in their final warm-up game before they kick off their Champions Trophy campaign against hosts England tomorrow.Shakib Al Hasan’s team were bowled out for just 84 in reply to India’s 324-7 – pace bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav doing the damage with three wickets apiece.Wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik top-scored for India with a 77-ball 94 before he retired to allow other batsmen time in the middle.Of those, Hardik Pandya clubbed four sixes in his unbeaten 80, but neither skipper Virat Kohli nor India’s star man MS Dhoni batted.Both teams were able to field 15 players, with only 11 allowed to bat or field at any one time.Bangladesh meet England at the same venue, The Oval, tomorrow, with defending champions India’s opening game of the Champions Trophy against Pakistan on Sunday.(BBC Sport)last_img

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