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Champions Trophy: Bangladesh scored 264 after middle order collapse

Pakistan beat England by eight wickets in the fist semi-final match to book a berth in the final tie

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

India vs Bangladesh
Bangladesh's Sabbir Rahman walks from the field after he was dismissed during the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal match between Bangladesh and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England

After putting into bat by India, Bangladesh scored 264/7 in 50 overs in second final of on Thursday. Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim steadied the innings for Bangladesh. The two registered a partnership of 123 runs for the third wicket. Tamim scored 70 runs in 82 balls and Mushfiqur made 61 runs in 85 balls. 

Bangladeshi batsmen Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim put the team in a positive position.

In the first over, Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled brilliantly and conceded a run and took one wicket -- Soumya Sarkar. 

Kedar Jadhav took Tamim's wicket and later sent Mushfiqur back to the pavilion. Ravindra Jadeja took Shakib Al Hasan's wicket bringing India back into the game.

Brief scores: Bangladesh 264/7 in 50 overs (Tamim 70, Mushfiqur 61; Bumrah 2/40)


Arch-rival Pakistan has already booked the berth for itself in the final tie of the tournament after beating England by eight wickets in the first semi-final on Wednesday. 

Both India and Bangladesh have lost one match each in the tournament so far -- India lost its match against Sri Lanka, while Bangladesh was beaten by England. 

India and Bangladesh have fought some of the most fierce battles in ICC events in the recent past, with India coming victorious on the past two occasions. 

First, the 2015 World Cup quarterfinals in Melbourne was a lopsided affair that India won by a mammoth 109 runs. But the second, in the 2016 T20 World Cup, was indeed a close contest, which Bangla Tigers lost to Indians by a single run.

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