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Team India Reaches Semis in Style:- Team India has been unstoppable in the World Cup 2019 and after defeating Bangladesh in the recent league match, India's semi-final berth is confirmed. India won the toss and elected to bat. Rohit Sharma who has been outstanding in the world cup scored his fourth ton in the match. Rohit Sharma (104), KL Rahul (77) and Rishabh Pant (48) have been the top scorers for India. India made 314/9 in 50 overs. Mustafizur Rahman (5/59), Soumya Sarkar (1/33) and Shakib Al Hasan (1/41) have been impressive with the ball.
Chasing a huge target of 315, Bangladesh opened on a slow note. They showed domination for some time but after the middle order tumbling down, they could not withstand the pace of Indian bowlers. Shakib Al Hasan (66), Mohammad Saifuddin (51 not out) and Sabbir Rahman (36) are the top scorers of the team. Jasprit Bumrah (4/55), Hardik Pandya (3/60) and Yuzvendra Chahal (1/50) played well with the ball. India stands second in the points table with 13 points while Australia is on the top of the chart with 14 points. India will fight with Sri Lanka in their last league match.