Eight years back in the West Indies, the Tigers had stunned India to book a place in the Super 8s and on last Monday Mashrafe Mortaza's men shocked England by 15 runs at Adelaide Oval to qualify for the quarter-finals from group A.

Now after New Zealand's three-wicket win over Bangladesh on Friday confirmed that India will play Bangladesh in the ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-finals on March 19 at MCG in Melbourne.

Bangladesh almost broke the unbeaten run of the co-hosts in their final Pool A match after they scored 288 runs, thanks to Mahmudullah's second consecutive ton, and then through Shakib's four wickets came close to beating the Kiwis on their home soil.

The win has sealed Bangladesh's fourth spot in the pool as it is a mammoth task for Scotland to beat Australia by a huge margain.

Incidentally it was the first time in eight matches since 2010 that New Zealand beat Bangladesh in an ODI. The seven matches Kiwis lost before today were all played in Bangladesh.

The Kiwis owe their jinx-breaking victory to Martin Guptill, who scored 105, with other contributions coming from Ross Tyalor (56), Corey Anderson (39) and Grant Elliott (39).

They will face the team finishing fourth in Pool B, where India will finish first.

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