India cruised into the knockout stage without losing a match in Pool B. India won all the six pool matches against Pakistan, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, West Indies, Ireland and Zimbabwe.

On the other hand Bangladesh finished at fourth spot in Pool A. Tigers won three matches to book their spot in the last-eight phase. The winner of India-Bangladesh game faces either Australia or Pakistan in the semi-final.

Here are 10 facts about this quarter-final tie.

1. This is the first time India and Bangladesh are meeting in a quarter-final of World Cup. The previous two have been in group phase.

2. Bangladesh stunned India in 2007 to play a big part in sending them home from first round while MS Dhoni-led outfit drew level with a thumping win in 2011. The World Cup head-to-head record is 1-1.  

3. India have two World Cup centuries against Bangladesh. Both came in the same game in Dhaka in 2011. Virender Sehwag smashed 175 and Virat Kohli scored 100 not out.

4. MS Dhoni was out for a 3-ball duck in 2007 edition, his only World Cup innings, against them. He did not bat in 2011.

5. No Bangladesh batsman has scored a World Cup hundred against India. The highest score is 70 by Tamim Iqbal, in 2011.

6. Virat Kohli hit an 83-ball 100 not out against Bangladesh in 2011, this was his World Cup debut match.
7. Six Bangladesh players in the current squad played in 2011 game - Tamim, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah and Rubel Hossain. For India, only Dhoni and Kohli featured in that match.

8. Dhoni also was part of the playing 11 in 2007 clash, so were Tamim, Rahim, current captain Mashrafe Mortaza and Shakib

9. Overall in ODI cricket, Bangladesh have beaten India only thrice in 29 meetings. India won 24 and other two were no results. This is the first ever meeting between India and Bangladesh in Australia.

10. In March 2012, Bangladesh defeated India by 5 wickets in Asia Cup. That famous match is remembered for Sachin Tendulkar scoring his 100th international century.

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