India stormed into the semi finals of the Cricket World Cup 2015, defeating Bangladesh by 109 runs in the quarterfinal at Melbourne. Chasing a hefty target of 303, Bangladesh were all out at 193 in 45 overs.
Paceman Umesh Yadav took 4 wickets for India while Shami picked two and is now a leading wicket taker in this edition of the World Cup.
India had earlier posted 302 runs for the loss of six wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Indian innings was constructed around the sublime century of Rohit Sharma.
He scored 137 runs and played with ease and became the second Indian to score a century in the knock-out phase. India will now face winner of tomorrow’s quarter finals Australia or Pakistan in the semis.