Kohli steers India to opening win

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Updated: February 26, 2014

Virat-Kohli

Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane shared a match winning 213 run partnership as they chased down 279 set by Bangladesh to win their opening match of the Asia Cup by 6 wickets.

Bangladesh scored a competitive 279/7, Mushfiqur Rahim scoring 117 for his 2nd ODI hundred while Mohammed Shami took 4 wickets for India.

Kohli with 136, his 19th ODI ton and Rahane with 73, steered India to a win with 6 balls to spare.

Tomorrow Pakistan look to bounce back from their opening loss to Sri Lanka when they take on Afghanistan.

India 280 for 4 (Kohli 136, Rahane 73) beat Bangladesh 279 for 7 (Rahim 117, Anamul 77, Shami 4-50) by six wickets