The batting was a smooth sailing although the conditions became a little hard when the Indian team started their case.
"Mr Cricket" is confident that the form of top Indian batsmen will have no bearing on the defending champions' chances.
On February 15, 2015, India-Pakistan rivalry soared new heights when they went head on against each other in a World Cup match.
The BCCI on Saturday confirmed that all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is presently down with viral fever, will miss the game against the Black Caps at The Oval.
"They (Pakistan) are a very good side that can destroy any team, so they have a very big chance in the competition".
On June 23, 2013, India lifted the ICC Champions Trophy for the second time as MS Dhoni became the the only captain to win all three major global cricket events. Bangladesh has landed in a fairly tough group needing to secure at least two wins against either Australia, England or New Zealand to advance to the knock-out stage. Anderson (13) started slowly, then flayed away and lost his leg stump before Neesham, way down at No 8 to give the IPL returnees a bat, was 46 not out.
"South Africa can't believe they haven't won that".
"Of course it can happen, if India can get through to the final!" New boy Shadab Khan can spring a few surprises with his leg-spin in an attack led by Mohammad Amir, whose swing and accuracy was nearly back to its former best in the West Indies. In reply, India cricket team was restricted for 248 runs, as Mohammad Amir, Naved-ul-Hasan, Saeed Ajmal and Shahid Afridi all picked two wickets each.
The Indian team are favourites to win this match but we can not underestimate Bangla Tigers. The New Zealand bowlers did get decent purchase off the pitch under the overcast conditions, but after Ajinkya Rahane's exit, effected by a Tim Southee bouncer that he pulled to Trent Boult at long-leg, Kohli and Dhawan took over with a solid second-wicket stand of 68 off 85 deliveries.
The Australians are just one of two sides - together with India - that England have failed to complete a series win over under Bayliss, though tellingly they have only faced those two nations in Australia and India respectively.