That concludes the presentation. It was a comfortable win for the Indians today and they keep going from strength to strength. Even though the hosts lost today, there are some positives they can take from today's match and can bounce back. Still a long way to go in this tournament. So that's it from us! Hope you enjoyed our coverage of this match. The next match is between Sri Lanka and UAE tomorrow at 1900 IST at the Shere Bangla Satdium. Do join us for it. Until then, take care and cheers!
The Indian skipper, MS DHONI says it would have been good to win the toss. Continues saying that the wicket has been different and cannot predict what could happen. Adds that Rohit is an excellent player and he played very well today and that his batting was superb. (On Pandya) Says it is a luxury to have a player like him in the side and that he can hit the ball very well. Further adds it's useful to have him in the side as he can bowl as well. (On his back) Says it's been holding up.
Man of the Match, ROHIT SHARMA (On form) says it's important to start fresh and carry the confidence ahead. Continues saying it's a good platform for the World T20. Adds saying that it was an unusual wicket and wanted to bat deep and is happy to contribute well. Adds he tried sticking to the basics and used the pace of the bowlers well. Ends by saying once he got the momentum it was easier for him to play on.
The Bangladeshi skipper, MASHRAFE MORTAZA says the fans have been great as they support them no matter what. Continues saying Rohit and Pandya took the game away from them. Adds that they didn't bowl well today and will improve next time. (On batting order) Says they shuffled and kept the big hitters towards the end.
In the first innings, Rohit and Pandya did all the damage and helped their team post a good total. Bangladesh will be bewailed with themselves as they dropped catches and were pretty mediocre when it came to chase. However, the tournament has just started and they still have time to rectify the mistakes they committed today. Stay with us as the presentation is coming up.
The Indians have kept the momentum with them and have proved yet again they are the team to defeat in this format. The match which looked in the balance at the start ended up in a one-sided contest eventually. Bangladesh never really got going as they lost early wickets just like the Indians did. Sabbir Rahman alone showed guts to fight but wasn't provided with any company. Nehra was unplayable in the start and ended up being the best with the ball, picking up three wickets and giving just 23 runs. Pandya, Ashwin, Bumrah all got one apiece and in the end the Indians won the opening game comprehensively.
Ravindra Jadeja to Mushfiqur Rahim
Full toss on off, Rahim digs it down to covers for a single. THATS IT! INDIA WIN BY 45 RUNS!
Ravindra Jadeja to Taskin Ahmed
Fuller on middle, walks down the crease to hit it but mistimes. The ball reaches deep mid-wicket and they take a single.
Short outside off, Taskin looks to cut it but misses.
Fuller on leg, Taskin tries to sweep but misses. The ball hits the pads.
WIDE! Full going down leg side, Taskin goes down to play it but misses. The umpire signals it a wide.
This one is down the leg side and the batsman leaves it alone. Wide signalled by the umpire
The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads, they take a single.
Fuller outside off, Rahim looks to sweep but misses.
Jasprit Bumrah to Taskin Ahmed
SIX! That's a biggie! Full toss on middle and off, Ahmed gets down on one knee and slogs it high over the mid-wicket boundary for a maximum. That was dispatched!
Played to the point region by the batsman.
Fuller on middle, Ahmed looks to slog that but gets a thick top edge. The ball is in the air over mid-wicket but falls safely. They take a couple of runs.
Full toss on middle and off, Ahmed hits it down to mid on and sets off for a quick single. However he is sent back as a throw is fired at the striker's end.
shortish on middle and off, Ahmed goes for the wild pull but misses. Into Dhoni's gloves. No runs.
Jasprit Bumrah to Mushfiqur Rahim
Full toss wide outside off, Rahim hits it through the off side for a run.