Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for India v Bangladesh Asia Cup final

Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for India v Bangladesh Asia Cup final

Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for India v Bangladesh Asia Cup final

Despite their batting prowess and wealth of experience, India nearly failed to reach their target as the tension reached breaking point.

A limping Kedar Jadhav was able to get through for a leg bye to complete the win. So what I liked about this team is the intensity.

MS Dhoni will be handing over the captaincy reigns back to Rohit Sharma, who was among the five players who missed the last game. On Friday, Bangladesh did the same, took the game to India and took them to the brink. If they don't, then the middle and lower order needs to perform.

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As India chased 223, Jadhav retired hurt with an injury to his right leg but returned at the fall of the seventh wicket with nine needed from 11 balls. India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup 2018 Final Highlights: IND Win by 3 Wickets.

When a lightning stumping by Dhoni off Kuldeep Yadav had Das on his way back in the 40th over. The sole objective was to come and qualify for the final first and then come out and perform the way we have.

"I hope we won a lot of hearts". Obviously, we want to give as many chances as possible to the guys to make sure the No.4 and 6 spot is sealed.

Dinesh Karthik (37) and Dhoni (36) kept the scoreboard ticking along after Shikhar Dhawan (15) and Ambati Rayudu (2) had gone cheaply, while the tail wagged superbly.

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Injury-plagued Bangladesh, already without opener Tamim Iqbal and all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, made one change to the side that defeated Pakistan, which was virtually a semifinal. The 23-year-old wicket-keeper batsman, who was playing his 19th One Day International (ODI), scored his maiden century in the crucial encounter off just 87 deliveries.

Das held the innings together during his 117-ball 121 which featured a dozen boundaries and two sixes but Bangladesh, who were put into bat, were all out in 48.3 overs despite a solid opening stand of 120 with Mehidy Hasan. After that, Bangladesh's innings faded.

"I thought our spinners did very well in containing them and building the pressure to restrict them to 222", Sharma said.

Left-arm chinaman Yadav topped the India bowling attack with three wickets conceding 45 in 10 overs.

Sharp Indian fielding accounted for three run outs, including the unsafe No.7 Soumya Sarkar for 33 just as he was looking set for a big score. Liton raced away to a 33-ball 50, and had his skipper make a passionate, animated plea for him to make his start count.

He was then dropped on 52 by Yuzvendra Chahal when he miscued a sweep off Ravindra Jadeja, but was otherwise in control as he reached 100 off 87.

He was in considerable pain after that and Dhoni who was just getting into the groove lost his rhythm and edged one off Mustafizur Rahman to Mushfiqur Rahim behind the stumps. It ultimately proved to be the key breakthrough, as Bangladesh fell agonisingly short of their first Asia Cup win after reaching the final for the third time.

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