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14 Mar 2018

Nidahas Trophy: India beat Bangladesh, book a spot in final

India vs Bangladesh T20I: Records broken

Rohit Sharma led India have secured themselves a place in the final of the Nidahas Trophy after beating Bangladesh by 17 runs in 5th T20I.

Rohit played a captain's knock to help India post 176/3 and thanks to the brilliance of young Washington Sundar, India kept Bangladesh at bay and sealed the victory.

Here are the records that were broken in this fixture.

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India vs Bangladesh T20I: Records broken
India's opening duo got off to a great start

Perfect partners

India's opening duo got off to a great start

Bangladesh won the toss and put India to bat first.

Rohit Sharma got off to a slow start but in-form Dhawan wasn't going to wait.

Rohit slowly started to gain momentum and they added 70 runs for the first wicket.

In the 10th over, Dhawan's middle stump was uprooted by an impressive yorker from Rubel Hossain.

Prolific partners

Rohit and Dhawan are India's best opening pair in T20Is

India's opening duo Rohit and Dhawan are on second spot in all-time list of highest partnership runs by openers (911) in T20Is.

Australia's David Warner and Shane Watson top the list with 1108 runs between them.

Only on 7 occasions in T20Is, Indian openers have managed to be at the crease at the end of the 10th over and today they almost made it.

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Raina makes a case for a regular spot in T20Is

Comeback man

Raina makes a case for a regular spot in T20Is

Suresh Raina continued from where he left. The southpaw has been impressive since his comeback and is making a case for a regular spot in T20Is.

Raina and Rohit added 102 runs for the second wicket before Raina fell 3 runs short of a half-century.

Rohit played a captain's knock and his impressive 61 ball 89 guided India to 176/3.

501 down

Suresh Raina's dismissal was the 500th for India

Suresh Raina's dismissal was the 500th time an Indian cricket has been dismissed in T20 Internationals.

102 of them have been bowled, 29 of them LBW, 312 caught out, 7 stumped, 1 hit-wicket and 49 run out.

Rohit Sharma's dismissal was the 50th time, an Indian has been run out by in T20 Internationals.

India are the 7th side to cross this dubious landmark.

Rohit has hit the most sixes for India in T20Is

Rohit Sharma's 75 sixes is the most by an Indian cricketer in T20Is. The Mumbai man surpassed Yuvraj Singh's record of 74 sixes. Suresh Raina is on third spot with 54 sixes to his name.

Washington registers career best figures

Washington Sundar's 3/22 are his best figures in T20 Internationals. The youngster knocked Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar's stumps and got Liton Das stumped for his 3 wickets.

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