India won the rain-interrupted opening one-day international against Bangladesh by seven wickets in Dhaka on Sunday.
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Bangladesh overcame the loss of two early wickets to post 272 for nine, but openers Robin Uthappa (50) and Ajinkya Rahane (64) got India off to a flying start.
A two-and-a-half-hour rain delay meant India were set a revised total of 150 from 26 overs and the visitors cruised home with seven balls to spare.
Bangladesh elected to bat first after winning the toss and were immediately on the back foot when Tamim Iqbal was dismissed by Umesh Yadav in the fourth over for an 11-ball duck.
Iqbal's opening partner Anamul Haque, who was dropped by Yadav on the last ball of the ninth over, and number three batsman Mominul Haque took Bangladesh to a measly 34 for one from the first 10 overs of their innings but the latter was dismissed in the very next over for six, caught behind while attempting to drive Yadav.
Anamul was joined at the crease by skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and the pair set about repairing their side's innings after the two early setbacks.
After a cautious few overs, Mushfiqur danced down the wicket and cover-drove Akshar Patel over the top for the first six of the innings.
Anamul chipped in with a few boundaries of his own before he got himself out, caught by Ambati Rayudu at midwicket, six runs shy of his half-century to give Parvez Rasool his first one-day international dismissal.
Not to be deterred, Mushfiqur slog-swept Mishra for a maximum with the final ball of the 24th over, while new batsmen Shakib Al Hasan brought up the Bangladesh hundred with the first ball of the 25th over.
Mushfiqur reached his half-century with a single off Rasool a few overs later and added nine runs to his total before mistiming to mid-off to give Rasool his second wicket of the match.
Shakib and Mahmudullah proceded to boost their side's run-rate by regularly dispatching India's bowlers to the boundary and Shakib notched his 25th ODI 50 by cutting Patel to the ropes before returning Suresh Raina's delivery to the bowler for a caught-and-bowled dismissal.
Bangladesh passed the 200-mark shortly after Nasair Hossain's arrival but, although four wickets fell in five overs as Mahmudullah (41), Ziaur Rahman (2), Nasire (22) and Mashrafe Mortaza (18) were dismissed, a flurry of late boundaries helped the Tigers to a competitive total.
India openers Uthappa and Rahane started the run chase briskly, reaching 59 from the first 10 overs. Uthappa hit Shakib for a six in the 13th over and Rahane responded by twice slapping Abdur Razzak to the ropes in successive deliveries in the very next over.
Uthappa brought up his fifty in fine style - middling a Rahman delivery over the midwicket boundary for his third maximum as India raced to 99 without loss from 16 overs.
Bangladesh then made a much-needed breakthrough when Shakib trabbed Uthappa (50) leg-before-wicket as his tantalising 44-ball innings was brought to a close.
The heavens opened shortly after and, after a two-and-a-half-hour delay, the players returned to the field with India charged with the task of scoring 51 runs from 9.2 overs.
Their resumed chase got off to a terrible start when, two balls after the resumption, Shakib pinned Cheteshwar Pujara (nought) LBW for his second wicket of the 17th over.
Rahane passed 50 in the 20th over with a single before he and new batting partner Rayudu plundered fours off Mahmudullah to eat away at the target some more as India moved to within 26 runs of victory with five overs remaining.
Rahan was unable to see India home when he was acrobatically caught at third slip by Rahman off Mortaza's bowling but Rayudu and Suresh Raina scored the 15 runs needed with more than an over to spare to secure victory for the tourists.
The second one-day-international, which will also be staged at Shere Bangla National Stadium, takes place on Tuesday.