India beat Bangladesh to reach World Cup semis

MELBOURNE, March 19: Defending world champions India beat Bangladesh by 109 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
India made 302 for six from their 50 overs with Rohit Sharma top scoring with 137 off 126 balls. Suresh Raina was the next best with 65.

In reply, Bangladesh were bowled out for 193 in 45 overs with Nasir Hossain top scoring with 35.


India will play either Australia or Pakistan in the second semi-final in Sydney next week.


The other semi will be played between South Africa and either New Zealand or West Indies.