LIVE UPDATES: India will probably be with out the providers of all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Shardul THakur, who all suffered an damage within the recreation in opposition to Pakistan. Now the onus will probably be on Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar and Siddarth Kaul to ship the products in first Tremendous 4 match of the Asia Cup 2018 in opposition to Bangladesh.
Catch all of the reside scores from the Asia Cup 2018 match between India and Bangladesh via our reside weblog. This can be a good likelihood for Rohit Sharma Ahmed-led Crew India to attain third consecutive win within the event and impose their authority additional. Bangladesh however have their job reduce out in opposition to India, after a drubbing from Afghanistan on Thursday.
Play within the warmth of Abu Dhabi, get thrashed by Afghanistan, journey 140 kilometres to Dubai, and tackle India within the first recreation of the Tremendous 4 stage the very subsequent day. That is what Bangladesh should do on Friday (September 21), at the same time as they rue the hectic schedule. Bangladesh had Afghanistan reeling at 160 for 7 within the 41st over, however issues modified quickly quickly. Rashid Khan smashed an unbeaten 57 off 32 balls which, together with Gulbadin Naib’s unbeaten 42, took Afghanistan to 255 for 7. Bangladesh did not even rating half of that and had been bowled out for simply 119 in 42.1 overs, having no solutions to Rashid, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Co. That is undoubtedly not excellent preparation for a vital recreation in opposition to India, however Bangladesh haven’t any choice however to maneuver on. They’ll take confidence from the truth that Mushfiqur Rahim, who scored an excellent century in opposition to Sri Lanka, will probably be again for the India recreation after being rested for the inconsequential match in opposition to Afghanistan.
Mustafizur Rahman too will probably be again to bolster the bowling, significantly within the loss of life overs the place they struggled final evening. The others, nevertheless, nonetheless need to step up, particularly with Tamim Iqbal dominated out with a fractured wrist. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah received begins in opposition to Afghanistan, and so they’ll look to do extra to alleviate strain off Mushfiqur. It will not be simple in opposition to an Indian assault that discovered its ft in opposition to Pakistan after a poor recreation in opposition to Hong Kong. India had been practically shocked of their opening recreation, with the Hong Kong openers including 174 and threatening to chase down the 286-run goal. That did not occur, however India did get a get up name. India corrected their errors within the subsequent recreation, taking pictures out Pakistan for simply 162 earlier than striding to a simple eight-wicket win. The important thing to the improved efficiency was Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who hit the precise lengths with the brand new ball together with Jasprit Bumrah. Between them, they received 5 wickets, whereas the wily Kedhar Jadhav bagged three along with his off-spin.
Jadhav’s bowling type provides depth to the aspect, however India had been hit by the damage to Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder has been dominated out with a again damage he sustained in opposition to Pakistan. Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur too have been dominated out with accidents, with Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja and Siddarth Kaul coming in as replacements. The situations and schedule are maybe already taking a toll, however will probably be fascinating to see if any of them get a go instantly for they joined the aspect solely on Thursday. India will probably be assured given the type of their openers – Shikhar Dhawan scored a century in opposition to Hong Kong, whereas Rohit Sharma appeared in very good hitting contact when he scored a half-century in opposition to Pakistan.
India nonetheless have their middle-order woes to handle. The batsmen added simply 48 runs within the final 10 overs in opposition to Hong Kong , and the middle-order wasn’t wanted within the small chase in opposition to Pakistan. If Bangladesh can get via the highest three early, they might put India beneath strain. For that, although, they’re going to need to get well from the robust schedule and the relentless warmth in UAE.
India: Rohit Sharma(capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Ambati Rayudu, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Siddarth Kaul, Okay Khaleel Ahmed.
Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Mashrafe Mortaza(capt), Mohammad Mithun, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim, Ariful Haque, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mominul Haque