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Nidahas Trophy: Five talking points from India's series victory

Santosh Kumar
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19 Mar 2018, 20:06 IST

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India won the Nidahas Trophy by defeating Bangladesh in a nerve-racking last-ball thriller. It took a sensational innings from Dinesh Karthik to pull India out of the hole they found themselves in before the last 2 overs. The match provided the perfect finale to an exciting tournament.

We look at the top 5 talking points for India from this stunning series victory:

#1 Spinners shine under pressure

Spinners shine in the final
Spinners continued their good form in the finals

Washington Sundar and Yuzvendra Chahal have now formed a formidable partnership for India in T20Is. They continued their good form in the final as well. Sundar and Chahal rose to the occasion, giving just 38 runs from their 8 overs and picking 4 wickets.

Both are temperamentally strong and while Chahal lures batsmen into false strokes with his loop and guile, Sundar relies more on being two steps ahead of the batsmen. They bowled the pressure overs in the powerplay and pushed Bangladesh back early in the final.

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