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Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh by 45 runs

Updated: 24 February 2016 22:41 IST - Published: 24 February 2016 17:39 IST
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Sri Lanka and UAE play in the second game of the Asia Cup tomorrow at 7 pm. Join us again for that, until then, have a good night and day ahead.
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And that concludes the presentation ceremony.
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For his 83, Man of the Match is Rohit Sharma.
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For his 18-ball 31 Hardik Pandya wins the cool player of the match.
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Soumya Sarkar wins the catch of the match award for his brilliant catch to dismiss Rohit Sharma.
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Time for the presentation.
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Nehra also clarified that he wasn't upset with Hardik Pandya about the dropped catch but rather with himself that he didn't bowl a short enough bouncer and that is why he threw his cap.
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Nehra, who was the pick of the Indian bowlers, finished with 3/23 in his four overs, said: "It was a 140-150 track but with the way Rohit and Hardik batted, they gave us some extra runs. There was something for the bowlers later also if one bowled in the right areas. Once I bowled my first over we were sure that we wouldn't let them score much. I don't mind the kind of pitch we got in Pune, honestly, and the one today was not an up and down pitch."
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On a tricky wicket, it was Rohit Sharma's 83 that made the difference in the end. But it wasn't all him as he got some help from Shakib, who dropped him on 21 in the 11th over. Until then, his strike rate was below 100. After that drop it was 229.62 as he hit 62 off 27 balls and that made the difference between a total of around 150, which would have been par and a total of 166, which was always a match-winning total on a green pitch that provided plenty of assistance to the bowlers.
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Three bowlers finished with identical figures of 23/1. Pandya, Ashwin and Bumrah all had same figures and Nehra finished with the same amount of runs but picked up 3 wickets. But it wasn't about the bowlers today rather it was about Rohit Sharma.
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19.6 Jadeja to Rahim, hit straight to Pandya at cover and that concludes a comprehensive victory for India by 45 runs.
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19.5 Jadeja to Taskin, 1 RUN, FINALLY CONNECTS WITH THE BALL. Hits it to deep mid-wicket
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19.4 Jadeja to Taskin, DOT, tries to be delicate and cut the ball but fails to connect again.
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19.3 Jadeja to Taskin, goes for the slog-sweep but fails to connect.
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That wasn't a typo just two similar wides.
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19.3 Jadeja to Taskin, wide, fired down the leg side.
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19.3 Jadeja to Taskin, wide, fired down the leg side.
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Just 49 to win now for the hosts.
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19.2 Jadeja to Rahim, 1 run, flicks it to square leg for another single.
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19.1 Jadeja to Rahim, dot ball, goes for the sweep but misses it completely.
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50 needed off the last over as Jadeja comes in to bowl.
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18.6 Bumrah to Taskin, SIX! Another full-toss and Taskin makes no mistake as he hits over long-on for a six.
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18.5 Bumrah to Taskin, no run, another swing and a miss.
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18.4 Bumrah to Taskin, 2 runs, an mis-timed slog just goes over the mid-off fielder and they run 2.
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18.3 Bumrah to Taskin, no run, full toss, hit straight to mid-on and Taskin sets off for a single that wasn't there and he was rightly sent back.
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18.2 Bumrah to Taskin, dot ball, length ball and the tail-ender goes for a huge slog but fails to make contact with the ball.
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18.1 Bumrah to Rahim, 1 run, Rahim gets off strike with another single. It seems as though the hosts aren't even trying to win now.
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Jasprit Bumrah will now come in to bowl his final over. 59 needed off 12 balls.
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17.6 Jadeja to Rahim, 1 run, length ball and Rahim flicks it behind to fine-leg for another single.
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17.5 Jadeja to Taskin, 1 run, another outside edge but Taskin gets off strike this time.
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17.4 Jadeja to Taskin, no run, hits the outside edge of the bat and the ball goes to cover.
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17.3 Jadeja to Taskin, no run, beaten again.
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17.2 Jadeja to Taskin, FOUR, comes down the track and times a beautiful cover drive for four.
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17.1 Jadeja to Taskin, no run, beaten all ends up and hits it to backward point.
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Three overs to go and Bangladesh need 65 to win.
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16.6 Nehra to Taskin, 1 run, gets off the mark with a single to fine-leg.
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16.5 Nehra to Taskin, no run, Nehra doesn't get his hat-trick as Taskin hits a drive straight to backward point.
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16.5 Nehra to Taskin, WIDE. slower ball down leg side and Nehra is disappointed with himself.
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HAT-TRICK BALL COMING UP and Taskin Ahmed on strike.
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Only 4 bowlers have taken a T20I hat-trick, can Nehra join that list?
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16.4 Nehra to Mortaza, WICKET! Captain gone for a golden duck. Tries a drive but hits it straight to the fielder at backward point. Bangladesh are 100/7
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67 needed off 21 ballas and Mashrafe Mortaza walks in to bat.
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16.3 Nehra to Mahmudullah, WICKET! Full-toss and he perfectly picks Rohit Sharma on the deep mid-wicket boundary.
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16.2 Nehra to Mahmudullah, FOUR, connects it well this time with his slog and he bissects the field perfectly behind square leg.
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16.1 Nehra to Mahmudullah, dot ball, length ball on leg stump but he fails to connect.
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Ashish Nehra comes in to bowl his final over.
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15.6 Jadeja to Rahim, four, reverse-swept for four, brilliant shot by Rahim.
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15.5 Jadeja to Rahim, no run, tries to go for a single but the ball goes straight to short fine-leg.
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15.4 Jadeja to Rahim, FOUR, gets his first boundary with a expertly hit shot through third man.
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15.3 Jadeja to Mahmudullah, 1 run, tries to dab it past short fine-leg but doesn't get it through.
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