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    As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI

    File photo of Ajinkya Rahane.

    File photo of Ajinkya Rahane. (Getty Images)

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page)

    Pre-match: While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe Indian players a chance to prove their mettle in the absence of rested stalwarts.

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    Keeping the testing English summer in mind, the BCCI chose to send a young squad considered "weak" by Bangladesh, who have expressed their disappointment at not seeing stars like skipper MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the touring squad.

    Commentary (India 1st Innings)

    AJINKYA RAHANE has been named the MAN OF THE MATCH for his classical 64. That is all we have for you. The second ODI will be played on Tuesday, 17th June, 2014 at 0700 GMT (1230 IST). Until then, on behalf of the commentators and scorers, Adios! Take Care!

    Bangladesh may fume at their luck but their bowling really lacks the penetration in terms of both pace and spin. The remaining two matches are also going to be played at this same venue, so Bangladesh need to consider having a look at their resources.

    Comfortable win for India. Actually Bangladesh will be a little bit disappointed with their luck considering they scored in excess of 270. As always Duckworth-Lewis favours the side batting second but nothing can be taken away from Uthappa and Rahane for laying down the platform.

    24.5 Mahmudullah to S Raina, FOUR1! There are the winning runs! Short and just outside off, Raina rocks back and steers it wide of backward point for a boundary. INDIA WIN BY 7 WICKETS. 153/3

    24.4 Mahmudullah to S Raina, FOUR! Nice shot. Tossed up outside off, Raina comes down the track and drives it beautifully wide of extra cover for a boundary! 149/3

    24.3 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Full outside off, driven towards long on for a single. 145/3

    24.2 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Landed down the leg side, Rayudu misses the sweep and the keeper collects and tries to bluff the umpire with a catch appeal. Rayudu then tries to double bluff the umpire by asking for a wide. 144/3

    24.1 Mahmudullah to S Raina, Landed outside off, cut towards backward point where a misfield allows the single. 144/3

    Mahmudullah to bowl probably the last over of the match.

    23.6 A Hossain to A Rayudu, That is a surprise. Landed outside off, Rayudu steers it well wide of backward point for a single but Raina simply refuses it! Any guess why? 143/3

    23.5 A Hossain to S Raina, The batsman has pushed it to the cover region. The fielder goes for a direct hit but misses the stumps. They pick up a single. 143/3

    23.4 A Hossain to S Raina, Good length delivery outside off, watchfully defended. 142/3

    23.3 A Hossain to S Raina, On middle and off, played straight to short mid-wicket. 142/3

    23.2 A Hossain to S Raina, FOUR! That is lucky! On a good length outside off, Raina goes for the heave but gets a thick inside edge past the stumps to the fine leg fence. 142/3

    23.1 A Hossain to A Rayudu, Full outside off, pushed through the covers for a single. 138/3

    22.6 M Mortaza to S Raina, The batsman defends it from within the crease. 137/3

    22.5 M Mortaza to S Raina, Pitched outside leg, Raina misses his flick and is hit on the pads. 137/3

    22.4 M Mortaza to S Raina, On middle and off, watchfully defended. 137/3

    22.3 M Mortaza to A Rayudu, On middle, flicked towards square leg for a run. 137/3

    22.2 M Mortaza to S Raina, Full outside off, Raina pushes this with soft hands towards mid off for a quick single. 136/3

    Skipper Suresh Raina walks out now...

    22.1 M Mortaza to A Rahane, OUT! That is a stunner of a catch! Ziaur you beauty! Full and wide outside off, Rahane comes down the track and has a wild slash at it. Ends up being too far away from the ball and gets a thickish outside edge. The edge seems to be good enough to clear the man at short third man but Ziaur Rahman over there, runs back and to his left, chances his arm, leaps sidewards and voila! It sticks! 135/3

    Mortaza to complete the final rites.

    21.6 Al Hasan to A Rayudu, Outside off, punched straight to the man at cover. 135/2

    21.5 Al Hasan to A Rayudu, FOUR! Now Rayudu into the act! Slightly short again, Rayudu camps back and works it wide of mid-wicket for a boundary. 135/2

    21.4 Al Hasan to A Rayudu, The batsman gets to the pitch of the ball and defends it. 131/2

    21.3 Al Hasan to A Rahane, Fuller and wider outside off, driven through the covers for a single. 131/2

    21.2 Al Hasan to A Rahane, SIX! India are finishing off in a jiffy. A long hop, Rahane rocks back and pulls it nicely over mid-wicket. 130/2

    21.1 Al Hasan to A Rahane, Full on middle, Rahane exhibits a solid perfect defense. 124/2

    20.6 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. The batsmen have run through for a single. 124/2

    20.5 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, FOUR! Lovely! Tossed up outside off, Rahane comes down the track and lofts it over extra cover for another boundary! 123/2

    20.4 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, Rahane escapes a run out attempt. Rayudu pushes this towards mid on and initially calls for the run. He then sends Rahane back who has come half way down the track. Rahane turns blind and there is a run out on offer but the mid on fielder is slow to react and the throw is also a weak one. Rahane gets back. 119/2

    20.3 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, The batsman defends it from within the crease. One run added to the total. 119/2

    20.2 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, FOUR! Lovely! Tossed up outside off, Rayudu comes down the track and drives it gloriously through the covers! 118/2

    20.2 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, WIDE! Yet another one down the leg side... 114/2

    20.1 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, Full on middle, nicely swept away for a single. 113/2

    19.6 A Razzak to A Rahane, Full outside off, driven towards mid off for a single. 112/2

    19.5 A Razzak to A Rahane, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 111/2

    19.4 A Razzak to A Rayudu, Landed outside off, watchfully tapped away for a run. 111/2

    6th ODI Fifty for Rahane.

    19.3 A Razzak to A Rahane, The batsman has flicked the ball off his pads. The batsmen have run through for a single. 110/2

    19.2 A Razzak to A Rahane, Full outside off, played straight to short mid-wicket. 109/2

    19.2 A Razzak to A Rahane, WIDE! Down the leg side. 109/2

    19.1 A Razzak to A Rayudu, Full outside off, pushed through the covers for a single. 108/2

    18.6 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single. 107/2

    18.5 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Looks to steer it to third man but misses. 106/2

    18.5 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, WIDE! This is down the leg side, Rayudu misses his flick again. 106/2

    18.4 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Landed outside off, Rayudu looks to defend but misses and is hit on the pads. Inside edge was the issue for the LBW not being given. 105/2

    18.3 Mahmudullah to A Rayudu, Landed outside off, played straight to point. 105/2

    18.2 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, Punched off the back foot by the batsman. The batsmen have run through for a single. 105/2

    18.2 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, WIDE! This is down the leg side, Rahane misses his flick. 104/2

    18.1 Mahmudullah to A Rahane, That's hit the batsman on his pads. 103/2

    17.6 A Razzak to A Rahane, The batsman has played it to the point region. One run added to the total. 103/2

    17.5 A Razzak to A Rayudu, Full outside off, pushed towards covers for a single. 102/2

    17.4 A Razzak to A Rayudu, That ball has taken the inside edge of the batsman and thudded into his pads. A strong appeal from the bowler and fielders. The Umpire isn't interested in the appeal. 101/2

    17.3 A Razzak to A Rayudu, The batsman gets an inside edge and the ball hits him on the pads. The fielding side is asking the question. The Umpire isn't interested in the appeal. 101/2

    17.2 A Razzak to A Rahane, Driven through mid off by the batsman. One run added to the total. 101/2

    17.1 A Razzak to A Rahane, Short outside off, cut straight to point. 100/2

    AMBATI RAYUDU to bat now.

    16.6 Al Hasan to C Pujara, OUT! This time it is dead plumb! Similar delivery to the previous one, only this was pitched more close to middle, Pujara was squared up again and missed the ball. Replays show that height was a factor. 100/2

    16.5 Al Hasan to C Pujara, Landed on off, turning away, squaring up the batsman, Pujara misses his defense and is hit on the pads. Shakib appeals but the umpire turns it down. Impact was outside off! 100/1

    Rain has stopped. India's target is 150 from 26 overs.

    The rain is coming down hard now and the umpires have called for covers. The players are off. We might have to wait for a while.

    16.4 Al Hasan to C Pujara, What a delivery! Flighted, lands around off and turns with extra bounce. Pujara is forward and misses. 100/1

    16.4 Al Hasan to C Pujara, WIDE! Full and down the leg side, Pujara tries to sweep and misses. 100/1

    Rain is in the air...

    16.3 Al Hasan to C Pujara, Once again, lunges forward and pats it well. 99/1

    16.2 Al Hasan to C Pujara, Arm ball, on the middle, Pujara leans and defends. 99/1

    Cheteshwar Pujara comes in at number 3.

    Drinks break.

    16.1 Al Hasan to R Uthappa, OUT! Shakib strikes! Uthappa has departed after a rather unlucky decision. Arm ball, full and straight on the middle, Uthappa comes forward and gets a slight inside edge on the pads. There is an appeal for LBW and the finger goes up. 99/1

    15.6 Z Rahman to A Rahane, Textbook style defense from Rahane, lunging forward to a length ball. 99/0

    6th ODI fifty for Robin Uthappa.

    15.5 Z Rahman to R Uthappa, There it is! Uthappa continues his purple patch and strikes a half-century on his international comeback. Fullish delivery, knocks it down to long on for one. 99/0

    15.4 Z Rahman to R Uthappa, Short and wide, outside off, Uthappa rocks back and cuts it through point for a couple. He moves to 49. 98/0

    15.3 Z Rahman to R Uthappa, Uthappa has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery. 96/0

    15.2 Z Rahman to R Uthappa, SIX! Boom! That is a wonderful strike! Rahman drops it short, on the middle, Uthappa picks it early and turns to whack it with the pull through mid-wicket. 96/0

    15.1 Z Rahman to R Uthappa, Fullish, outside off, driven straight to mid off. 90/0

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