Twitter went wild after India reached yet another Champions Trophy final after beating Bangladesh with ease. Tamim and Rahim steadied the ship after Bangladesh lost 2 early wickets to reach 265 but Rohit, Dhawan, and Kohli made a mockery of the total by winning the game easily by 9 wickets.
A fiery Indian side eliminated Bangladesh, today, beating them by 9 wickets courtesy of blazing knocks by Virat Kohli (96*) and Rohit Sharma (123*) to set up an epic final against Pakistan. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had restricted Bangladesh to a modest score of 264/7 on a batting-friendly pitch.Here are the best tweets from the game:Pre-match banter scenes on Twitter!
Bangladesh Fans: How to win Champions Trophy?— Sarcastic Dude (@Sarcasticdudee) June 15, 2017
Proud moment for today's game.Both the national anthems of the respective nations is composed by Rabindranath Tagore 🇮🇳/🇧🇩 #INDvBAN— Karan Joshi (@iamkjoshi16) June 15, 2017
After 2 early
Some interesting facts on Rahim!
Fun Fact - you can measure Mushfiqur's height thrice by the time you complete reading his name once. #INDvBAN— Ritik SINHA (@asli_ritik04) June 15, 2017
Mushfiqur Rahim is so short that he can get LBW out even if ball hits on his helmet. #INDvBAN— History of India (@RealHistoryPic) June 15, 2017
Then this Jadhav happened!
"Ja Dhav" means "Ja Bhaag" in Marathi.— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) June 15, 2017
That's exactly what he says to the batsman when he comes to bowl.#INDvBAN
This was Dhoni's reaction!
And this was Kohli's!
Then came the time when Dhoni's signature move gave away 5 runs!
And today's best Bangladesh batsman of the day was...
Bangladesh batting with 3 extra batsman today. Inside edge. Outside edge. Top edge.— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) June 15, 2017
Bangladeshi batsman scores:— Engineerist (@PushprajZala) June 15, 2017
- Bottom edge and Four
- Upper edge and Four
- Falana edge and Four
- Thinkana edge and Four#IndvsBan
Murtaza batting was a treat to watch.... for Indians
Mashrafe Murtaza swinging bat like he is playing fruit ninja. #INDvBAN— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) June 15, 2017
The Indian openers with yet another solid start!
But it was Rohit who was brilliant!
What an achievement by Dhawan!
Pakistanis right now!
After Dhawan departed, it was the Rohit-Virat show!
This is not the first time in this tournament when Rohit and Virat are humiliating people in green jersey. ONE MORE TO GO. #IndvBan— Gautam (@gautamverma23) June 15, 2017
A gem of an innings from the Indian skipper!
2 Indian diamonds in England right now.— Sir Lazy (@iLazyLad) June 15, 2017
2. Virat Koh(l)i-noor #INDvBAN
The top order turning back the clock today!
Then - Sachin ,Sehwag, Ganguly— Akash Sharma (@iakash_sharma) June 15, 2017
Now - Virat, Rohit and Dhawan
Bangladeshi fans going back into their caves!
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.