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Prajakta Pawar in Mumbai 19 June 2014 - 08:41pm IST

Report: Bangladesh vs India – 3rd ODI

Match abandoned due to rain, India win the series 2-0

The third ODI between India and Bangladesh was abandoned due to persistent rain in Dhaka. India won the three-match series 2-0.

India stand-in captain Suresh Raina won the toss and chose to bat. The visitors scored 119 for nine after being asked to bat in a rain interrupted innings until the game was called off.

India were reduced to 17 for four by the Bangladesh pace attack. The opening pair of Ajinkya Rahane and Robin Uthappa made a slow start scoring just 6 runs in first three overs. After a slow start, India lost Robin Uthappa in the 5th over when he edged a Mashrafe Mortaza delivery.

Rahane too did not last long as Al-Amin Hossain got him out in the sixth over of the inning. Ambati Rayudu too did not do anything special with the bat and departed in the 9th over off the bowling of Taskin Ahmed.

After Rayudu's wicket, rain took over the game for some time. However, with rain stopping well in tme, no overs were lost. India though did lose Manoj Tiwary on the bowling of Al-Amin Hossain. Just when Suresh Raina had started to play his shots, rain made a comeback to halt the game once again.

The match resumed with revised playing conditions of 40 overs per side. India needed a big partnership from Raina and Pujara. But that could not happen as Shakib Al Hasan dismissed Raina in the 19th over.

India lost their sixth wicket as Shakib Al Hasan got the better of Wriddhiman Saha for 16 runs. India were 89 for 6 in 25 overs. Shakib continued to shine with the ball with another dismissal. Pujara was out for 27 runs.

India made 119/9 at the end of 34.2 overs before the match was abandoned.

Man of the Series: Stuart Binny.