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India romp home against Bangladesh by 7 wickets

MS Dhoni 33 against Bangladesh today
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India won the toss and decided to bowl against Bangladesh at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai today, in the Asia Cup.

Bangladesh 173 (Mashrafe Mortaza 26, Mehedi Hasan 42; Ravindra Jadeja 4-29, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3-32, Jasprit Bumrah 3-37)

India 174 -  3 (Rohit Sharma 83* , MS Dhoni 33)

Result - India won by 8 wickets

Scorecard

Bangladesh struggled against the India bowlers , Ravindra Jadeja 4-29, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 3-32, and Jasprit Bumrah 3-37 all turning in a great performance and there were in deep trouble at 101-7 until Mashrafe Mortaza 26 and Mehedi Hasan 42 managed to get the score to a reasonable, if disappointing, 173 all out.

In reply, the India batsmen were dominant in the run chase; firstly with the Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan (40) opening partnership of 61 and then skipper Rohit Sharma 83* and Dhoni 33 all but finishing it off.

 

India - Rohit Sharma(c) ,Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

Bangladesh - Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

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