India successfully defended the Asia Cup after beating Bangladesh to clinch the trophy for a record 7th time. Bangladesh managed 222/10 in 48.3 overs. This was despite opener Liton Das scoring a century (121). India were reduced to 160/5, but somewhat held on to clinch a close game.
India will enter the final as favorites when they clash against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup 2018. India defeated the Tigers earlier in the tourney Notably, India had also beaten Bangladesh in the 2016 edition of the Asia Cup to clinch the trophy. The final will see some key battles. Here's a look.
Bangladesh are all set to face India in the Asia Cup 2018 final on September 28. The Tigers roared aloud in a virtual semi-final encounter against Pakistan to knock them out from the tournament. Bangladesh posted 239 on the board and in reply, Pakistan managed just 202. Here are the key points.
India's veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni, who captained India against Afghanistan on Tuesday in the ongoing Asia Cup, took a dig at the umpires. The match saw some umpiring blunders as India were held by Afghanistan in a fascinating tie in the Super Four dead-rubber encounter,
Hardik Pandya's participation in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 came to an end after the all-rounder was ruled out of the tournament with a lower back injury. Pandya suffered the blow in the match against Pakistan. It has been learnt that Deepak Chahar has been called upon as his replacement.
Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav has a knack of picking up crucial wickets and the Indian batsman attributes his golden touch to not bowling much in the nets. In the Asia Cup clash against Pakistan yesterday, Jadhav, who has made a comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury, took three wickets.
All-round India beat Pakistan, in a rather one-sided battle, in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. India won by 8 wickets to show their dominance over their arch-rivals and lead the Asia Cup tally by a 7-5 margin. Batting first, Pakistan managed just 162 runs, before India chased down the target.
Former India legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar feels that Pakistan will go into the tie against India today as the favorites in the absence of star player Virat Kohli. The two nations face each other in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018. Gavaskar gave out his reasons in why Pakistan are favorites to win.
India and Pakistan will square off in an intense battle today, in the Asia Cup 2018. The two sides are meeting each other after more than a year. Their last meeting was in the final of ICC Champions Trophy. Both sides have plenty of match-winners. Fans who are playing the Dream XI, here's our guide.
History was about to be written by minnows Hong Kong in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 being held in the UAE. Anshuman Rath's side produced a spirited show against an over-confident India and fell short by a paltry 26 runs in the end. India just about survived a scare. Here are the discussion points.
The BCCI on Saturday announced a 16-member Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2018 starting in September. Skipper Virat Kohli has been left out with the workload in mind and in his absence, Rohit Sharma will be leading the team. His opening partner Shikhar Dhawan will deputize Rohit in the series.