Asia Cup

Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets

MNA Sports Desk: India beat Bangladesh by seven wickets in the Super Four match of the Asia Cup 2018 in Dubai on Friday, reported news agency.

After the Tigers were restricted to 173, Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan made 61 in the opening partnership to set the platform for an easy chase.

Dhawan made 40 from 47 balls before being trapped leg before by Shakib Al Hasan and Ambati Rayudu (13) also fell cheaply to Rubel Hossain, but Sharma and MS Dhoni then took the team towards victory.

Dhoni hit 33 off 37 balls before giving a catch in a Mashrafe Bin Mortaza delivery while Sharma was not out on 83, made off 104 balls courtesy of five fours and three sixes.

Barring a 66-run partnership between Mehidy Hasan Miraz and captain Mashrafe Mortaza, the Tigers would have sufferd a bigger defeat.

Winning the toss, Rohit had invited the Tigers to bat first.

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