India vs Bangladesh : Asia Cup Super 4 Highlights BAN beats IND by six runs despite Gill century 

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India vs Bangladesh : Asia Cup Super 4 Highlights  Gill 121 from 133 and later Axar kept IND in the fight but BAN was clinical both with the ball and in the field. 

India vs Bangladesh : Asia Cup Super 4 Highlights Shubman Gill was the anchor for India chasing the target of 266, but he could hardly  find a suitable partner at the other end. The opener scored his fifth ODI ton and almost single-handedly led India’s chase, only to fall from 133 for 121 in the end. Only KL Rahul could stick with Gill in the middle for any considerable period of time. The pair added 57 runs for the third wicket before Rahul Mahedi fell to  Hasan.  Suryakumar Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja then fell without troubling the scorers too much and Gill had Axar Patel for company as his innings ended. Axar then gave India  hope by hitting 42 off 34 balls. His dismissal sealed India’s defeat and the match was played when Mohammed Shami was run out on the penultimate ball of India’s last  innings. 

Earlier, Bangladesh surrendered the all-important attack of Shakib Al Hasan (80) and Towhid Hridoy (54) after the top order collapsed as the duo posted a competitive  265/8 after Indian captain Rohit Sharma opted to bowl. Dove. Shardul Thakur (3/66) was the most impressive – as well as the most expensive – of all the Indian bowlers, including Mohammed Shami (2/32), Prasidh Krishna (1/43), Axar Patel (1/47) and Ravindra Jadeja (1/ 53) was all  in shifts. Shami took the Indian opener early  and they kept the pressure on Bangladesh in the first overs. Shakib and Hridoy led the rescue effort to Bangladesh. The match was dead, with India entering the final and Bangladesh being eliminated, but in the end it was a pot that went down to the last two balls. 

India vs Bangladesh: Bangladesh defeated India by six runs 

India vs Bangladesh: Exhaustion does the job for Bangladesh. Tanzim sends it in on a yoke length, Shami digs it out and the pair try to run for two. But the bails are beaten much before Shami can return, so that the last Indian wicket falls. This is Bangladesh’s first win in an Asia Cup match in Colombo and their first win over India in the Asia Cup since 2012. Shubman Gill scored a century  for India today and incidentally became the second player to score a century for India. also in this match. It was Sachin Tendulkar and famously it was  his 100th international century. Today was Gill’s ninth international century and fifth century in ODI cricket.

Bangladesh were on the money everywhere, especially in the bowling and fielding. Today they made almost no mistakes and success was achieved only  towards the end of the match. They can return home with their heads held high and  the belief that they can now go to India with a strong team for next month’s FIFA World Cup.

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