India restricted Bangladesh to 138 for seven, courtesy yet another dominating performance by their spinners and then the batsmen made short work of the target by crossing the line with nine balls to spare. Statistical highlights: # Amit Mishra (3/26) has recorded his best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the two for 18 against the West Indies at Dhaka on March 23, 2014. (JPN/Agencies)
Leggie Amit Mishra (3/26) and off-spinner R Ashwin (2/15) shared five wickets between them to set up the win.
This is third successive victory in the competition for India and they are well on top of Group 2 with six points and a match to go against Australia, who are more or less out of semifinal race.
India's last-four berth is also their first since the inaugural edition in South Africa back in 2007.
Save Shikhar Dhawan (1)'s early departure, there weren’t any hiccup as Rohit Sharma (56) and Virat Kohli (57) batted with consummate ease and the ‘Men In Blue’ reached the target without breaking much sweat. Both Sharma and Kohli scored their second successive half-centuries.
# Amit Mishra's tally of seven wickets at an average of 9.42 in three games is the highest for India in the present competition.
# Ravichandran Ashwin (2/15) has recorded his best bowling figures at the World Twenty20, bettering the 2 for 16 against Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) on September 30, 2012.
# Ashwin has received his first Man of the Match award in T20Is.
# Virat Kohli (57 not out) has posted his second highest score at the World Twenty20 - his highest being 78 off 61 balls against Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) on September 30, 2012.
# Kohli has posted his fourth fifty at the World T20 - his sixth in T20Is.
# India's impressive eight-wicket win is their largest in two games against Bangladesh in T20Is, eclipsing the 25-run win at Nottingham on June 6, 2009.
# India have equalled their biggest win in terms of wickets. They had defeated Ireland at Nottingham on June 10, 2009 and Pakistan at Colombo, RPS on September 30, 2012 by similar margin.
# India have won 15 and lost eight out of 25 contested at the World T20 - success % 64.58 (Tied one and NR one)
# India have qualified for the semifinals of the World Twenty20 after defeating Bangladesh by eight wickets in a one-sided game.
# Rohit Sharma (56 off 44 balls) has posted his sixth fifty at the World Twenty20 - his seventh in T20Is.
# Rohit has recorded an impressive average of 58.55 while managing 527 in 17 innings - the highest by any batsman at the World Twenty20 (minimum qualification: ten innings).
# Rohit has recorded six fifty-plus innings at the World Twenty20 - a tally exceeded only by Chris Gayle (8) and Mahela Jayawardene (7).
# Anamul Haque (44) has equalled his highest score at the World Twenty20. He had recorded an unbeaten 44 vs Afghanistan at Dhaka on March 16, 2014.
# Mahmudullah (33 not out) has recorded his highest score against India in Twenty20 Internationals apart from posting his highest at the World Twenty20.
# Sharma and Kohli became the first Indian pair to register century partnerships twice in T20Is - both for the second wicket - 108 against West Indies at Dhaka on March 23, 2014 and 100 against Bangladesh at Dhaka on March 28, 2014.
# The aforesaid partnership is India's first century stand against Bangladesh in T20Is.
# Overall four century stands have been recorded for India in T20Is - one each against England, Australia, West Indies and Bangladesh.
India restricted Bangladesh to 138 for seven, courtesy yet another dominating performance by their spinners and then the batsmen made short work of the target by crossing the line with nine balls to spare.
# Amit Mishra (3/26) has recorded his best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the two for 18 against the West Indies at Dhaka on March 23, 2014.