The 17th match of World Cup 2023 will be played between India and Bangladesh in Pune on Thursday. The Indian team is currently in great form and has won its first three matches. Whereas Bangladesh team has been able to win only one match out of three. Let us tell you how many Indian batsmen have scored centuries in the ODI World Cup against Bangladesh.How many times did India and Bangladesh clash in the ODI World Cup?
India and Bangladesh have clashed four times so far in the ODI World Cup. The first clash between the two countries took place in the 2007 World Cup, where Bangladesh created a big upset by defeating India. After this, the Indian team did not allow Bangladesh to win in the next three matches.
India's first match in the 2011 World Cup was against Bangladesh. Virender Sehwag scored the first century for India. In the match played at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur, Sehwag started the innings by hitting a four on the first ball.
Virender Sehwag adopted a very aggressive approach in this match and scored 175 runs in 140 balls with the help of 14 fours and five sixes. India scored 370 runs losing 4 wickets in 50 overs. India won the match by 70 runs and Sehwag was named player of the match.
In the 2011 World Cup match, Virat Kohli along with Virender Sehwag scored a century against Bangladesh. Kohli then became the first Indian batsman to score a century in his World Cup debut. Kohli had scored 100 runs in 83 balls with the help of eight fours and two sixes.
Virat Kohli had made a brilliant partnership of 203 runs with Virender Sehwag for the fourth wicket. With the help of centuries from Kohli and Sehwag, India had made a big score against Bangladesh.
Rohit Sharma loves playing against Bangladesh. Hitman has scored 241 runs in two matches against Bangladesh at an excellent average of 120.50. In 2015, Rohit Sharma scored 137 runs in 126 balls with the help of 14 fours and three sixes in Melbourne.
Then Rohit Sharma made a partnership of 122 runs with Suresh Raina for the fourth wicket. India won the match by 109 runs and Rohit Sharma was named player of the match.
After this, in 2019, India defeated Bangladesh by 28 runs. Rohit Sharma again scored a century. In the match played in Birmingham, Rohit Sharma played an inning of 104 runs in 92 balls. Then he made a partnership of 180 runs with KL Rahul for the first wicket.