Asia Cup 2018: India Outplay Struggling Bangladesh By 7 Wickets In Super Four Clash
India displayed an all-around performance to beat Bangladesh by seven wickets and win their first Super Four game in the Asia Cup 2018.
India won the toss and put Bangladesh to bat. Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed opener Liton Das to set the tone of the match. (All images courtesy: AFP)
Ravindra Jadeja ran through the Bangladesh middle-order and ended the match with figures of 4/29.
Mehidy Hasan strung together a 66-run partnership with Mashrafe Mortaza to steady the Bangladesh innings. However, they were bowled out for 173. Bhuvneshwar and Jasprit Bumrah shared six wickets between them.
In reply, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan gave India a solid start by building a 61-run partnership for the first wicket.
Rohit Sharma continued his onslaught after Shikhar Dhawan departed for 40 in the 174-run chase.
Rohit and MS Dhoni stitched together a 64-run partnership to help India overhaul the target with ease.