Cool Dhoni steers India to a thrilling win

Published: Thursday, January 7, 2010, 22:22 [IST]
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Cool Dhoni steers India home

Mirpur: Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a class century to guide India to a thrilling victory against Bangladesh in the third match of the triangular one-day series in Mirpur.

Dhoni (101 off 107) scored his 7th ODI ton as India won against Bangladesh by 6 wickets. Raina (51 off 43) and Kohli (91 off 102) were the other contributors.

Its the captain who leads from the front yet again for India.

India vs Bangladesh: 3rd ODI, scorecard

Chasing a steep target, they got off to a disastrous start, losing 3 wickets for just 51, but Kohli and Dhoni forged a stupendous 152 run partnership for the 4th wicket.

Kohli missed his 2nd ODI ton but Raina dropped anchor and chipped in with a crucial 51 along with Dhoni who scored his 7th ODI ton and his 3rd outside India to take them to a well deserved win.

Earlier, riding on fine half centuries from Tamim Iqbal (60), Imrul Kayes (70) and Mahmudullah(60*), Bangladesh made 296 for six in 50 overs

MS Dhoni was adjudged as Man of the Match


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