IND vs BAN: A twist of fate witnessed in the same match. Where Virat Kohli had to go back to the pavilion on Shakib Al Hasan's bowling, courtesy of a brilliant catch by Litton Das, Kohli turned back fate as he grabbed a one-handed stunner to send Shakib Al Hasan packing in the 1st ODI.
Chasing a meagre target of 187 runs to win, Bangladesh were in a bit of trouble at 74/3 with Narmul Hossain Shanto, Anamul Haque and captain Litton Das back in the pavilion. The experienced pair of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim held the crease to stabilize the innings.
A lot depended upon this partnership, but in the 24th over, Virat Kohli pulled off an unbelievable piece of fielding. On the 3rd delivery of the over, Washington Sundar bowled a flighted delivery which deceived Shakib in the air. The ball dipped and Shakib went for a drive which didn't had much control.
Shakib went on to drive the ball uppishly towards cover, where Virat Kohli flung to his right and plucked it out of thin air with one hand. Shakib Al Hasan was dismissed after scoring 29 runs in 38 balls with 3 fours.
What an athlete Virat Kohli is. Simply stunningpic.twitter.com/ohVb46B8pl— Ratnadeep (@_ratna_deep) December 4, 2022
Earlier, Bangladesh captain Litton Das won the toss & invited India to bat first in the 1st ODI at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. While KL Rahul scored 73 runs, Shakib Al Hasan grabbed 5 wickets while Ebadot Hossain picked up 4 wickets as India were bowled out for 186 runs in 41.2 overs.