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Summary

  1. India win with nine wickets & 9.5 overs to spare
  2. Rohit 123*, Kohli 96*, Dhawan 46
  3. Kohli becomes fastest to 8,000 ODI runs (175 innings)
  4. Bangladesh (264-7) lost five wickets for 70 runs mid-innings
  5. Tamim 70, Mushfiqur 61, Mortaza 30*
  6. Two wickets apiece for Bumrah, Kumar & Jadhav
  7. India won toss & chose to bowl
  8. Winners face Pakistan in Sunday's final at The Oval
  9. Highlights on BBC Two at 23:15 BST (23:45 in Wales & NI)

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By Jack Skelton

All times stated are UK

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Bye, bye for now

So will India deliver a second victory over Pakistan in this tournament to retain their Champions Trophy title?

Whatever the result, we're all hoping for a closer game than the first one, but the atmosphere is sure to be raucous.

Join us on Sunday, with the match at The Oval starting at 10:30 BST.

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India skipper Virat Kohli: "Hopefully our two openers can give us a solid base in the final.

"We to take the mindset that it's just another game into the final, even though I know that sounds boring.

"You have to keep your composure and I'm confident my guys will deliver."

The final word, however, has to go to India and Virat Kohli. They came unstuck against Sri Lanka but have responded with two comprehensive victories to set up a dream final against rivals Pakistan.

'Next time we'll be stronger'

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza: "We could've score 300 or 320 but once they got our two set batsman out that was a big setback for us.

"We have some experienced players now and hopefully next time we will come strongly.

"You have to be stronger mentally in these type of games but otherwise we did well."

A word for Bangladesh, who enlivened this tournament in their three group games but found this semi-final a match too far.

They'll come again, with plenty of exciting youngsters and some wily experience in their ranks.

'Jadhav is not a surprise package'

India captain Virat Kohli: "We had another complete game and we needed a clean, collective performance to beat this Bangladesh side.

"We didn't expect to win by nine wickets but that's the quality of batsman we have up front and I could play my natural game when I came in.

"With the ball we were really good, we kept it tight and then got those two or three quick wickets

"Kedar Jadhav is not a surprise package, he's a smart guy and knows where to pitch the ball and get purchase off the wickets."

In the end, Kohli had to settle for an unbeaten 96, securing a nine-wicket victory for his side with a boundary to finish and set up a mouth-watering final against Pakistan.

Kohli even threatened to reach his century as he flayed the Bangladesh bowlers to all parts...

At the other end, Rohit still looked in fine fettle and brought up his 11th ODI century with a six...

The India skipper raced to yet another ODI fifty and also became the fastest batsman in history to 8,000 ODI runs. Doing so in his 175th innings, with previous record holder South Africa captain AB de Villiers having taken 182.

And Virat Kohli underlined his well-deserved reputation as the best chaser in the game with a series of sublime cover drives...

Rohit continued unaffected by his partner's departure though as he reached his fifty...

Dhawan then reclaimed his position as the tournament's leading scorer from Bangladesh counterpart Tamim Iqbal...

Only to then miscue a woeful stroke when well set as he was caught by Mosaddek off Mortaza....

So after Jadhav's impressive spell with ball had helped restrict Bangladesh to 264, India openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan set off in pursuit in some style...

India off-spinner Kedar Jadhav, who took 2-22, speaking to Test Match Special: "It's always a good feeling when you can contribute in a win. The way Tamim and Mushfiqur were batting, we needed a breakthrough. It was a happy moment for me.

"I'm not a big turner of the ball. I rely on pace and variations. I need to keep doing that and keep the batsman guessing.

"It's a great moment that we have got in this tournament. We would like to carry this into the final. It will be a great match, especially for the crowd. For us, it is just another game, I guess. That is how you will be able to keep doing the process and not worry about the result."

Right, our man at Edgbaston Stephan Shemilt's report is building apace here.

As the rest follows, let's recap India's serene chase and get some more reaction...

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Football Fragmento: India win today. In the #CT17undefined 9/12 games have been won by team batting 2nd. Really does help to win the toss

The winning moment

India chased down 265 for the loss of just one wicket and, fittingly, it was a Virat Kohli cover drive for four that took them to victory...

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Bangladesh needed wickets at the top and they usually rely on swing. There has been moisture in the air but these white Kookaburra balls just don't swing and they had no answer.

I was kind of glad Shikhar Dhawan got out because I wanted to watch Virat Kohli play. Although it was almost like batting practice for him today, I'll remember that innings for a long time. It was glorious.

More from Rohit Sharma: "Virat looked absolutely fluent, as soon as he walked in it felt like he had been batting overnight. He continues to play the game he likes to. As a captain he was brilliant on the field. So far he has done a great job. One last game and it will all be good."

Man of the match - Rohit Sharma

India batsman Rohit Sharma, who made an unbeaten 123: "It was a great knock, especially when it comes on a winning note. It's always memorable to win the game and score a hundred. The last few games I was trying to get a big one and I was quite determined today.

"As a team we've been playing really good cricket. We've been bowling well too. We've almost got everything covered, otherwise we wouldn't have been in the final. It's one last hurdle for us. It's a big game against Pakistan. We're all up for it."

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

We've seen a couple of surprises in this tournament, but no real nail-biter and we could do with that on Sunday. If you get a thriller and a nail-biter at the end, you look back at that.

Simon Mann

BBC Test Match Special commentator

It was a disappointing day in terms of tension in the cricket but the India supporters won't be disappointed. They've got exactly what they wanted: victory and an India-Pakistan final on Sunday.

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Gurdeep Singh: Best batting team VS best bowling team in the final. Sunday should be good!

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

It was too easy today for India but Bangladesh have done themselves proud and their country proud in this tournament. A lot of people predicted India would be in the final. For me, the batting, they've got the death bowlers - they're so well rounded at the moment.

Ed Smith

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

Fittingly, it was an extra cover drive from Kohli to win the match.

INDIA WIN BY NINE WICKETS

Ind 265-1

Ah, no chance of a century for Kohli. But he's aptly belted the winnings runs with yet another gorgeous cover drive and India win by nine wickets.

Just the small matter of a final against Pakistan now...hopefully that'll be a cracker.

Ed Smith

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

India are winning this at a walking pace. The hustle and energy went out of this contest a while ago. It's all about ticking off the last couple of runs.

Ind 261-1

Rohit 123, Kohli 92

Just a couple more singles off the over and India need just four runs to win.

A two and a six would take Kohli to 100. Will he go for it?

Ind 259-1

Need six runs to win

Three straight singles after an opening dot ball and one big blow will do it for India...

Ind 256-1

Need nine runs to win

Kohli eases through for a single and it's an important one as he becomes the fastest batsman to reach 8,000 ODI runs.

It's taken him 175 innings. South Africa captain AB de Villiers had held the record with 182. Third is India's Sourav Ganguly on 202.

Ridiculous dominance of the form by Kohli. India sauntering towards this target.

Ed Smith

Ex-England batsman on BBC Test Match Special

That was as bad a ball as you will see in top-flight cricket. It's a gift.

Ind 253-1

Sabbir is in. Oh dear, his first ball is so utterly dreadful it's almost surprising that Kohli kept his composure to belt it away to the boundary.

Actually it's not surprising at all. He's Kohli.

Ind 249-1

Need 16 runs to win

Shakib drifts onto Kohli's pads and the skipper tucks him away down leg for four before trotting through for a single.

Ooof, Rohit shows no mercy off the final ball of the over, belting a full ball through the covers for four.

Three sixes or two sixes and a four would do it....

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

It's frustrating for Bangladesh. They're a team on the up, it was great to see them win that Test against England in the winter. You feel they're on the move and in the right direction.

Bangladesh have been excellent at times in this tournament but their Achilles heel is clearly their bowling, or more specifically their bowlers' wicket-taking ability.

Including this game, they've taken just 12 wickets in the tournament.

And their average runs conceded per wicket is 74 - the next worse side in that category is Sri Lanka on 45.

Ind 239-1

Need 26 runs to win

Rohit might not let his captain reach that century though, the way he's playing. Kohli takes a single, dabbing it down to third man and Rohit tucks into a Taskin short ball, pulling it away for four.

Another pull gets just a single before Kohli miscues a shot for no run.

Ind 233-1

Does Virat Kohli want a century? Oh you betcha. A short ball from Taskin first up and the India skipper flashes it up and away for four through backward point. He moves to 77 and India need just 32 to win.