- Rohit Singh | December 10, 2022 | 8:01 pm
Ishan Kishan smashed the fastest double hundred in the history of ODI cricket as India beat Bangladesh by 227 runs. In the inconsequential third and final match here on Saturday. Put in to bat, Kishan blasted 210 off 131 balls. While Virat Kohli (113) also slammed his first ODI hundred since August 2019 to power India to a massive 409 for 8.
Kishan, who came into the side in place of an injured Rohit Sharma. Slammed as many as 24 fours and 10 maximums. Washington Sundar also chipped in with 37 to take the team past the 400-mark. In reply, Bangladesh were all out for 182 in 34 overs with Shakib Al Hasan top-scoring with a 50-ball 43 for the hosts. Shardul Thakur (3/30) did most of the damage, while Axar Patel (2/22) and Umran Malik (2/43) claimed two wickets each.
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Massive win for the Indian side, despite losing series by 2-1
India was put into bat by the Bangladesh skipper Litton Das. Despite losing Shikhar Dhawan early, India amassed a huge 409 runs courtesy of Ishan Kishan and Virat Kohli. Ishan Kishan scored his first career hundred, and continued his trailer blaze to rack up a double hundred. Kishan scored 210 runs off just 131 balls, making him the youngest player to score an ODI double hundred. He was expertly guided by Virat Kohli, who went on to score his 72nd career hundred, his first ODI century in more than three years. Washington Sundar also played a decent cameo of 37 at the latter end to take India’s score beyond the 400 mark.
In reply, Bangladesh couldn’t put up a lot of resistance. Axar Patel got the first wicket by picking up Anamul Haque and Mohammed Siraj also took the big wicket of captain Litton Das. After that, it was wickets in regular intervals for India as the hosts couldn’t build a proper partnership. Umran Malik, and Axar Patel picked up two wickets each while Shardul Thakur cleaned up the tail as Bangladesh was bowled out for a paltry 182.