The Indian team beat Bangladesh in Asia Cup 2018 Final
Indian cricket team has once again proved its dominance among Asian countries. India defeating Bangladesh by three wickets in the Asia Cup 2018 final in the UAE. In this final match played at the Dubai International Stadium, India secured the target of 223 runs from Bangladesh on the last ball of the last over at the loss of seven wickets. The match between the two teams was very exciting. With this victory, the Indian team managed to make its title of Asia Cup seven times.
Asia Cup 2018 Final
Captain Rohit Sharma took the decision to bowl first after winning the title of the title. Batting first, Bangladesh’s opener Lt. Das scored a brilliant hundred in the 50 overs that he scored 222 runs. The Indian team, which chased down, achieved 223 runs at the loss of three wickets and got the position to become the champion. India’s captain Rohit Sharma scored the highest of 48 runs.
The Indian team, chasing 223 runs, was not good at the start. Opener Shikhar Dhawan scored 15 runs off Najmul Islam for the ball. After this, captain Mashrafe Mortaza gave the second blow to India while giving out Ambati Rayudu. Raidu could only score two runs. After the dismissal of Raidu, India felt the third blow to Captain Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma scored 48 runs. This was followed by a good partnership of 54 runs for the fourth wicket between Dhoni and Karthik. Kartik scored 37 runs. After the Kartik, Dhoni had a good turnaround. But he made 36 runs
Kedar Jadhav suffered injury
Kedar Jadhav, who was injured in the IPL, was once again injured. Jadhav had to return to the pavilion after retired heart due to having a muscle in the final match. Now it is necessary to see how severe Kedar’s injury is. The reason is that after this tournament the Indian team will face the West Indies challenge in their home. For which the team has yet to be selected. However, after Ravindra Jadeja’s dismissal for 23 runs, Kedar came back to the crease to bat again. And played a key role in conquering India
Bangladesh got a solid start
Batting first, after losing the toss, openers started giving the opening batsmen to the Bangladesh team. In this match, Bangladeshi captain Musharraf Murtaza made changes in openers, sending Mehdi Hassan to open the batting. Liton Das along with Mehdi Hassan, shared 120-run partnership for the first wicket in 20.1 overs. This is the first time since 2016 when Bangladesh’s salute has played more than 100 partnerships.
Liton’s Hurricane Century
Liton Das offered a mockery of the finest batting from Bangladesh. Liton faced 87 balls to complete his century of ODI career. Liton scored 121 runs off 117 balls Liton hit 12 fours and two superb sixes. Because of this strong inning of Liton, once Bangladesh seemed to be making big scores. But later the partnership could not be made to Bangladesh. So the team missed out on making big scores.
After the dismissal of opener Mehndi, Imran Kayes came to the ground. But he got out after scoring only two runs off the chase. After this, in fact, batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was also dismissed for a personal score of 5 on Kedar. Mohammed Mithun was run out on the personal score of two due to Ravindra Jadeja’s magnificent fielding. After this, Mahmudullah was dismissed by Kuldeep Yadav, who gave Bangladesh the fifth blow. Centurion Liton Das stumped 121 runs. Then Kuldeep dismissed Captain Murtaza on the personal score of seven.