New Delhi: Muishfiqur Rahim (60*) helped Bangladesh beat India by seven wickets in the first T20I at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Sunday.
Bangladesh defeated India for the first time in their T20I history.
Chasing 149 to win, Bangladesh lost Liton Das in the first over, However, debutant Mohammad Naim built a solid partnership for the second wicket.
Rahim smashed four consecutive boundaries off Kahleel Ahmed in the penultimate over, making the guest team win.
Amidst the poor air quality in New Delhi, India are taking on Bangladesh in the first T20I at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. India are being led by stand-in captain Rohit Sharma as Virat Kohli is rested for the limited-overs series. Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Earlier, late cameos from Krunal Pandy (15 off 8) and Washington Sundar (14 off 5) helped India post 148/6 in the first innings after they were put into bat.