Chinnaswamy Stadium is the most popular cricket stadium for big targets chases. In T20 matches even 200+ total are unsafe here. Pitch of Chinnaswamy Stadium is most likely to be known as the graveyard of for bowlers. But the most staggering and spectacular match ever happened on this pitch was a low score total. On 23/03/2016 during world cup T20, India faced Bangladesh.
Before this match, India already played against New Zealand and Pakistan. Against New Zealand, India lost while against Pakistan India won the match. On the other side, Bangladesh also faced Pakistan and Australia. They lost both of their respective matches. To keep their Campion alive, both teams need to win the match. It did or die situation for both the teams.
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field first. Cricket pundit predicts the high-scoring match as always. But destiny has other plans. Even after an excellent start, India cannot convert it into a big total. Because of the collapse of the middle order, India could score only 146, which was below par. India defends no target below to 150 in this format.
Bangladesh lost their first wicket at a score of 11. But after that wicket Sabbir Rahman and Tamim Iqbal added 44 runs for 2nd wicket after Sabbir Rahman and Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan also joined the party and add 22 runs but same as India Bangladesh middle order failed too much run for the team. India spinners did their job well and took 6 wickets in 9 overs. In last over Bangladesh needed 12 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim (captain) and his partner Mahmudullah has to chase on the first 3 balls Bangladesh added 10 runs.
Which rejoice the Bangladesh fans while it filled awfulness in Indian fans. Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates. Now 2 runs needed in 3 balls. On the next ball Hardik bowled a bouncer which pulled by Rahim into deep mid-wicket but it was not connected well and caught by Shikhar Dhawan, on 5th ball of the match Hardik bowled a lower full toss in try of Yorker which flicked in the same direction by Mahmudullah but this time Ravi Jadeja took a wonderful catch and stunned everyone.
On the last bowl, 2 runs required, and Hardik bowl far from off-stump Shuvagata Hom missed which but he tries to steal a run, but MS Dhoni ran towards the wicket and out Mustafizur Rahman. India won an unimaginable match at Chinnaswamy Stadium.