Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli featured in an impressive partnership of 94 as India lifted the Asia Cup for the sixth time with an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in a rail-curtailed at Mirpur on Sunday
India and Bangladesh have never met in the Asia Cup final. The last time Bangladesh made it to the final a few years back, they narrowly missed out on winning the trophy against Pakistan in a pulsating final
Although the 10th match of the Asia Cup was a dead rubber, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka would have been keen on winning the contest, as it was their last match before the World T20 in India began, even amidst reports that Pakistan had threatened to pull out of the event
Having defeated Sri Lanka on Tuesday to claim their third victory in a row, India will go into their final league match against UAE in most relaxed mode. The win against Sri Lanka by five wickets ensured them a place in the final.
Asia cup T20 2016 Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Mohammad Sami bowled a poor penultimate over, conceding 15 runs, including two no-balls, one of which was eased for a boundary between point and short third man, as a close match turned Bangladesh’s way at Dhaka on Wednesday