India won the first Asia Cup match today with having convincing victory over Bangladesh. The team continued their winning form after defeating the T20 series to Australia by 3-0. Rohit Sharma, the star batsman of Indian cricket showed great temperament and character today to take his team to the winning stage. Indian team played first and put 166 runs on the board having massive contribution from the right handed opener scoring 83 runs off 55 bowls only.
HH Pandya made good contribution to the end and made handy 31 runs. The all-rounder took 01 wicket as well. MS Dhoni just faced last two bowls and made out handy 08 runs out of these. India bowling was outstanding; they didn’t allow Bangladesh team to settle and took wickets regularly. The highest scorer was Sabbir Rahman, who scored 44 runs on 32 bowls. Rest of the batting failed to compete against the quality bowling attack.
Ashish Nehra who was brought back into Indian lineup was outstanding, he took 03 wickets and didn’t give much runs. Rest of the bowlers took 01 wicket each and they remained economical as well. Finally India is able to get the right bowling combination for the International contests. Bangladesh already defeated India at home in the bilateral series, so this win will give confidence to Indian side.