Dubai: India crashed Bangladesh in the exciting Asia Cup 2018 title on Friday. In the final played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, India beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets. With this win, India became the champion of Asia Cup for the seventh time. This is the 700th victory in one-day matches of India.
India and Bagaladesh played two consecutive wins. Earlier, the Indian team beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in 2016. Although the match was 20 overs.
India's start to pursue the goal was disappointing. On the score of 35 runs, the team got the first blow as opener Shikhar Dhawan (15).
After this, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza gave the second blow to Team India in the second ball of the 8th over. He got Ambati Rayudu (2) caught by wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim.
In the 17th over, Rubel Hossain caught captain Rohit Sharma caught by Najmul Hussain. He played in 55 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 sixes, with the highest score of 48 runs. For the third wicket, Rohit shared a 37-run partnership with Dinesh Karthik.
After this, Mahmudullah gave Team India a fourth blow. He got LBW off Dinesh Karthik (37) Karthik shared a 54-run partnership with MS Dhoni for the fourth wicket. In 36.1 overs, Team India suffered another major blow. Mushfiqur Rahman hit him out by wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim. He made 36 runs and returned to the pavilion. Due to injury in 37.6 overs, Kedar Jadhav (19 *) returned to the pavilion by retiring heart. In return, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was put on the crease.
This was followed by a sixth shock to Team India in 47.2 overs. Rubel Hossain caught Ravindra Jadeja (23) in the hands of wicketkeeper Rahim. Jadeja shared a 45-run partnership with Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the sixth wicket. In addition, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was also dismissed with 21 runs.
Earlier, on the breathtaking century by Liton Das (121), Bangladesh reached the target of 223 runs in the Asia Cup final. The whole team of Bangladesh stacked on 222 runs in 48.3 overs. Kuldeep Yadav became the most successful bowler by scoring three wickets.
Bangladesh made a great partnership of 120 runs for the first wicket. The first blow to Bangladesh was given by Part-timer Kedar Jadhav in the 21st over, he handed Mehdi Hassan the wicket to Raidu.
After that Bangladesh's wickets continued to fall in the regular intervals and only 222 runs were completed.