India beats Bangladesh in the 2nd T2OI

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Shikhar Dhawan's half-century helped India recover from defeat by Sri Lanka with a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in their second game of the Nidahas T20 Trophy.

India chased the target of 140 runs with 8 deliveries to spare with only 4 wickets.

Shikhar Dhawan continued his red-hot form with a 55 off 43 deliveries to play the lead role in India's batting.

Playing an unchanged XI meant there wasn't too much different about India's on-field tactics after Rohit Sharma put Bangladesh in.

Their innings never took off, and whenever they started to get a bit of momentum there was a fall of a wicket.

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India got off to a great start with Unadkat dismissing Soumya Sarkar in the 3rd over followed by Shardul Thakur dismissing the risky Tamim Iqbal, leaving the Tigers at 35/2. Thirties from Liton Das and Sabbir Rahman was not good enough for Bangladesh as they could only manage a score 139 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their 20 overs.

With the scoreboard reading 35/2, wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim (18) arrived at the crease and played some handsome shots, but his 14-ball knock was cut short by medium pacer Vijay Shankar in the ninth over. But I would definitely not write off India who are blessed with strength in depth these days", wrote Jayawardene."It's been an encouraging start to the year for this young Sri Lanka team under the stewardship of new coach Chandika Hathurasingha.

Skipper Mahmudullah was frustrated by Chahal's variations and in a desperate bid tried to hit Vijay Shankar inside out, he gave an easy catch to Shardul at sweeper cover boundary. Sundar conceded only 23 from his four overs and Yuzvendra Chahal was even more miserly, picking up 1-19 from his four. "We need to find out how to get runs on these kinds of wickets". "Hopefully we'll get it". Vijay Shankar, playing his second global game, made up for a lack of pace by hitting the right length time and again.

"Whoever comes from India is a very strong team". He and Dhawan forged a match-winning partnership of 68 runs before Rubel Hossain took his wicket, with Mehidy Hasan Miraz taking a wonderful catch.

After the India win, captain Dinesh Chandimal said that the players are feeling good about their game and also gave credit to coach Chandika Hathurusingha, who was earlier with Bangladesh.

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