T20 World Cup 2024 India vs Bangladesh: Pandya, Kuldeep Drive India to 50-Run Victory.

India vs Bangladesh, In an exhilarating clash at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda’s Saint George, India triumphed over Bangladesh by 50 runs in the 47th match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. With this win, India almost confirmed their spot in the semifinals, provided Afghanistan fails to beat Australia later in the day.

India’s Commanding Performance with the Bat: India vs Bangladesh

After losing the toss, India was put to bat first and posted a formidable total of 196/5 in their allotted 20 overs. This score became the third-highest total for India in the T20 World Cup tournament and the highest in T20Is at North Sound. Indian batters showcased their power-hitting capabilities, smashing 13 sixes during their innings.

Key Batting Contributions:

  • Hardik Pandya: An unbeaten 50 runs off 27 deliveries
  • Virat Kohli: 37 runs
  • Rishabh Pant: 36 runs
  • Shivam Dube: 34 runs
  • Rohit Sharma: 23 runs

For Bangladesh, Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Rishad Hossain took two wickets each, while Shakib Al Hasan chipped in with one wicket.

Bangladesh’s Struggle in the Chase

Chasing a daunting target of 197, Bangladesh managed to score 146/8, falling short by 50 runs. Despite a valiant effort, Bangladesh could not keep up with the required run rate, needing 55 runs in the final over.

Key Batting Contributions for Bangladesh:

  • Najmul Hossain Shanto: 40 runs off 32 balls
  • Tanzid Hasan: 29 runs
  • Rishad Hossain: 24 runs

Apart from these contributions, no other Bangladeshi batsman could cross the 15-run mark, highlighting the dominant performance by the Indian bowlers.

Key Bowling Performances for India:

  • Kuldeep Yadav: 3 wickets
  • Arshdeep Singh: 2 wickets
  • Jasprit Bumrah: 2 wickets
  • Hardik Pandya: 1 wicket

Hardik Pandya was named the ‘Player of the Match’ for his all-round performance, including a crucial unbeaten 50 with the bat and a key wicket with the ball.

India’s Road to the Semifinals

With this victory, India tops the table with 4 points and a net run rate of +2.425. India’s performance in this match has almost guaranteed them a spot in the semifinals of the T20 World Cup 2024. However, their semifinal berth will be confirmed if Afghanistan fails to beat Australia in their match later in the day.

Head-to-Head Record:

  • T20Is: India leads 12-1 against Bangladesh.
  • T20 World Cups: India has a perfect 4-0 record against Bangladesh.

Match Highlights and Key Moments

India’s Batting:

  • Hardik Pandya’s explosive unbeaten 50 off 27 balls.
  • Contributions from Virat Kohli (37), Rishabh Pant (36), and Shivam Dube (34).
  • Rohit Sharma’s quick 23 runs setting the tone.

Bangladesh’s Bowling:

  • Tanzim Hasan Sakib and Rishad Hossain’s two wickets each.
  • Shakib Al Hasan’s single wicket contribution.

Bangladesh’s Batting:

  • Najmul Hossain Shanto’s steady 40 off 32 balls.
  • Tanzid Hasan (29) and Rishad Hossain (24) adding to the total.

India’s Bowling:

  • Kuldeep Yadav’s three-wicket haul.
  • Arshdeep Singh and Jasprit Bumrah’s two wickets each.
  • Hardik Pandya’s all-round performance including a wicket.


India’s dominant 50-run victory over Bangladesh in their Super 8 match of the T20 World Cup 2024 highlights their all-round strength. With consistent performances from both batsmen and bowlers, India is now on the verge of securing a semifinal spot. Fans and cricket enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the outcome of the Afghanistan vs Australia match, which will determine India’s confirmed place in the semifinals.

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