India wins Asia cup trophy beating Bangladesh

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Dhaka, Mar 6: Bangladesh deprived the 16 crore people as India won the final match of Asia Cup 2016 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur of Dhaka on Sunday.

The rain-delayed the match curtailing 20 overs match to 15 overs.

Bangladesh team set 121-run target for India in the 15-over grand finale of Asia Cup T20.

In reply of Indian team, Dhawan`s 60 runs from 44 balls helped India down Bangladesh to win Asia Cup trophy.

Taskin Ahmed and Al-Amin Hossain bagged two Indian wickets only.

Besides, Mahmudullah scored 33 runs facing 13 while Sabbir Rahman scored 32 runs playing 29 balls and both the batsmen remained unbeaten.

On the other hand, Indian bowler R Ashwin, A Nehra JJ Bumrah and RA Jadeja bagged one wicket each.

Winning toss, India skipper MS Dhoni invited Bangladesh to bat first.

S Dhawan won man of the match title for his outstanding half century.

Earlier, in the evening the final match between Bangladesh and India has been delayed due to a nor`wester. Amid heavy rain, floodlights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium also went out for a brief period an hour before the scheduled kick-off.

Bangladesh Squad:

Mashrafe Mortaza*, Abu Hider, Al-Amin Hossain, Arafat Sunny, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim†, Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed.

India Squad:

MS Dhoni*†, R Ashwin, JJ Bumrah, S Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, RA Jadeja, V Kohli, B Kumar, P Negi, A Nehra, HH Pandya, PA Patel†, AM Rahane, SK Raina, RG Sharma, Yuvraj Singh.

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