LATEST UPDATES: Dinesh Karthik hits the successful runs as India win by 7 wickets. On the different finish captain Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 83.
Catch all of the reside scores from the Asia Cup 2018 match between India and Bangladesh by way of our reside weblog. This can be a good probability for Rohit Sharma Ahmed-led Staff India to attain third consecutive win within the event and impose their authority additional. Bangladesh then again 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 sport of the Tremendous 4 stage the very subsequent day. That is what Bangladesh should do on Friday (September 21), whilst 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 perfect preparation for a vital sport 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 likely be again for the India sport after being rested for the inconsequential match in opposition to Afghanistan.
Mustafizur Rahman too will likely be again to bolster the bowling, significantly within the dying overs the place they struggled final night time. The others, nonetheless, nonetheless should step up, particularly with Tamim Iqbal dominated out with a fractured wrist. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah acquired begins in opposition to Afghanistan, and so they’ll look to do extra to alleviate stress off Mushfiqur. It will not be straightforward in opposition to an Indian assault that discovered its toes in opposition to Pakistan after a poor sport in opposition to Hong Kong. India had been practically surprised of their opening sport, 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 sport, capturing out Pakistan for simply 162 earlier than striding to a straightforward eight-wicket win. The important thing to the improved efficiency was Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who hit the suitable lengths with the brand new ball together with Jasprit Bumrah. Between them, they acquired 5 wickets, whereas the wily Kedhar Jadhav bagged three together with his off-spin.
Jadhav’s bowling type provides depth to the facet, 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 circumstances and schedule are maybe already taking a toll, however it will likely be attention-grabbing to see if any of them get a go instantly for they joined the facet solely on Thursday. India will likely be assured given the type of their openers – Shikhar Dhawan scored a century in opposition to Hong Kong, whereas Rohit Sharma appeared in excellent 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 by way of the highest three early, they might put India beneath stress. For that, although, they will should recuperate from the powerful 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