IND vs BAN World Cup warm-up: Dhoni, K.L. Rahul centuries help India to 95-run win

An all-round performance from Team India saw Virat Kohli's men coast to a win against Bangladesh in the second warm-up game in Cardiff.

Dhoni and Rahul starred with the bat for India.   -  ap

Twin hundreds by M.S. Dhoni and K.L. Rahul powered India to 359/7 in a warm-up match against Bangladesh at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Tuesday.

Inserted in to bat, India slipped to four for 102 when a 164 run stand between Dhoni and Rahul, first steadied India's ship before putting the opposition bowlers under the cosh.

As it happened| IND vs BAN score

Rahul made a strong case for the No. 4 position with a 99-ball 108 during which he struckfour sixes and 12 fours. Dhoni, at the other end, reached the three figure mark with a thunderous six straight down the ground. The veteran keeper-batsman hit seven sixes and eight fours during his 78-ball 113 as India set Bangladesh a daunting target of 360.

In response, fifties from Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das kept Bangladesh in the hunt before Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal ran through the opposition middle-order to hand India a convincing win. Chahal and Kuldeep, though, expensive in parts took three wickets apiece and were ably supported by Jasprit Bumrah whose double-strike dimmed Bangladesh's initial thrust.

India begins its World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5.

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