World Cup 2015, 2nd Quarter-Final : India Vs Bangladesh at Melbourne, Mar 19, 2015.
Match scheduled to begin at 14:30 local time (03:30 GMT;09:00 AM IST)
Teams:India Vs Bangladesh
Venu: Played at Melbourne
Match Time: 09:00 AM IST, 03:30 GMT
Toss: India won the toss & chose to bat first
Previous ODI matches results:
India :W W W W W
Bangladesh: L W W L W
The pitch for the quarter-final is the same one that was used in the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka Group A game. It's expected to be flat and full of runs. However, teams would keep an eye on the weather as some showers are forecast for Thursday afternoon and evening.
Bangladesh are playing their first knockout match in a top-flight ICC tournament. India, on the other hand, are playing their 10th under MS Dhoni's captaincy. Dhoni, with eight wins from nine matches (Champions Trophy, World T20 and World Cup) is level with Ricky Ponting, whose eight wins have come from 11 games.
Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah has scored 344 runs from five games in this World Cup, more than anyone from India. Five of Bangladesh's top 10 aggregates for batsmen in a World Cup have come in this tournament.
None of the India batsmen in this squad have scored a century in ICC tournament knockout game.
Match Teams :