LATEST UPDATES:India are persevering with to bowl properly and have added a sixth wicket, though a really fortunate one as Mahmudullah was adjudged lbw though he edged it. Bangladesh are 101/6 after 33 overs.
Catch all of the dwell scores from the Asia Cup 2018 match between India and Bangladesh by our dwell weblog. It is a good probability for Rohit Sharma Ahmed-led Crew India to attain third consecutive win within the match and impose their authority additional. Bangladesh alternatively have their activity minimize 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 must 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 ultimate preparation for a vital sport in opposition to India, however Bangladesh don’t have any possibility however to maneuver on. They will take confidence from the truth that Mushfiqur Rahim, who scored an outstanding century in opposition to Sri Lanka, can be again for the India sport after being rested for the inconsequential match in opposition to Afghanistan.
Mustafizur Rahman too can be again to bolster the bowling, significantly within the demise overs the place they struggled final evening. The others, nevertheless, nonetheless must step up, particularly with Tamim Iqbal dominated out with a fractured wrist. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah acquired begins in opposition to Afghanistan, they usually’ll look to do extra to alleviate strain off Mushfiqur. It will not be simple 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 almost 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, 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 fitting lengths with the brand new ball together with Jasprit Bumrah. Between them, they acquired 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 harm to Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder has been dominated out with a again harm 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 is going to be fascinating to see if any of them get a go instantly for they joined the aspect solely on Thursday. India can 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 deal with. 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 the highest three early, they might put India below strain. For that, although, they will must recuperate 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, Ok 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