Sunil Chettri's late strike helps India draw Bangladesh in friendly

Sunil Chettri gave India an early lead but it squandered it against Bangladesh. The India captain struck once again late in the second-half to help his side escape with a 2-2 draw.

updated: March 06, 2014 00:51 IST
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New Delhi: A late strike by captain Sunil Chettri helped India escape with a 2-2 draw with Bangladesh in international football friendly at Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.

Chettri gave India an early lead in the 14th minute and took his tally to 44 international goals. With his team staring at defeat at 1-2 in the 89th minute, Chhetri rose to the occasion again - this time with a stunner that helped India manage a face-saving draw.

Down by a goal at the interval, Bangladesh came back strongly in the second half with goals from Mithun Chowdhury and Hemanta Biswas.

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