Pakistani bowlers held their nerve to restrict Bangladesh four short of 237-run target, clinching the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.
Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and chose to bowl against Pakistan in the Asia Cup final at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday.
History beckons Bangladesh as they aim to rise above the minnows tag and notch up their biggest title when they take on Pakistan in the Asia Cup final.
India received a major setback as they failed to qualify for the Asia Cup final after Bangladesh registered 5-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their last Asia Cup league match.
Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bowl against Sri Lanka in the last league match of the Asia Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka have been knocked out of the Asia Cup. But they can still spoil Bangladesh or India's chances of qualifying for the final.
Led by Virat Kohli's magnificent 183, India stayed in contention of the Asia Cup final berth as they crushed arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets in Mirpur.
Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and decided to bat in their last Asia Cup league match against arch-rivals India at Shere Bangla National Stadium
Stung by the upset defeat against minnows Bangladesh, India will be under immense pressure when they go into their must-win last Asia Cup league match against arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday with bowling in the slog overs continuing to be a big worry.
Clinical show by Mushfiqur Rahim and Nasir Hossain helped Bangladesh pulled off a sensational victory over India in Asia Cup in Mirpur on Friday.