Bangladesh set India 265-run target to enter Champions Trophy final

Birmingham, June 15 (IANS) Bangladesh rode on fluent half centuries from opener Tamim Iqbal (70) and wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim (61) to post 264/7 against India in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals match at the Edgbaston Stadium here on Thursday.

Tamim and Mushfiqur posted a 123-run third-wicket partnership to steady the Bangladesh ship after the tigers were reduced to 36/2.

For the men-in-blue, medium pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/53), Jasprit Bumrah (2/40) and part-timer Kedar Jadhav (2/22) were the main wicket-takers.

–IANS

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