Newdelhi:2/07/19:Electing to bat first, India made a strong start with Rohit Sharma scoring his fourth century in the on-going World Cup. With his 104, Rohit Sharma became the first Indian cricketer to score 4 tons in a World Cup. Incidentally, today’s century was Rohit Sharma’s 26th ODI ton. K.L. Rahul scored 77.
India made two changes for today’s match. Dinesh Karthik made his World Cup debut replacing Kedar Jadhav while Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in for Kuldeep Yadav. For Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman replaced Mahmudullah.
India is a win away from the semi-final spot. If Bangladesh lose today, they will bow out of the semi-final race.
Meanwhile, David Warner of Australia has emerged as the leading run scorer in the current edition of World Cup. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the two Indians in the top 10 leading run-getters in the Championship.
Tomorrow, England and New Zealand head into their final World Cup group match at Chester-le-Street. The match will be played from 3 p.m.IST. The winner of tomorrow’s match would enter the semi-finals.