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The left-handed opener hit 103 not out from 189 balls after being asked to follow on to help Madhya Pradesh salvaged a draw against Bengal in an Elite Group B game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.
The win helped India enter the semi-finals for the third time in the tournament's history, and for the first time since 2010. India were the semi-finalists in the first two editions of the tournament, in 2009 and 2010, but failed to escape first round in the three subsequent editions.