Nidahas Trophy: India beat Bangladesh by 17 runs

India entered the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 cricket tournament on Wednesday after a 17-run win over Bangladesh.

Young spinner Washington Sundar produced his career-best figures of three for 22 to help India register a comfortable victory in the fifth Twenty20 International at the R Premadasa StadiumĀ in Colombo.

India bowlers restricted Bangladesh to 159/6 in 20 overs, after they posted 176/3 with skipper Rohit Sharma scoring 89 off 61 balls.

Brief Scores: India 176/3 (Rohit Sharma 89; Rubel Hossain 2/27) beat Bangladesh 159/6 (Mushfiqur Rahim 72*; Washinton Sundar 3/22) by 17 runs