India vs Bangladesh Asia Cup Super 4 Match 1 Preview-2018

India and Bangladesh will be facing each other after qualifying for the Super 4, at the Dubai international stadium on Friday September 21.

Both teams have played each other 32 times, with India winning 27 and Bangladesh 5.

In the ICC Champions trophy semifinal at Birmingham, India outclassed Bangladesh and won by nine wickets. After being sent into bat, Bangladesh scored 264/7 in 50 overs before India comfortably chased down the target by winning in 41 overs.

Bangladesh will be missing the services of Tamim Iqbal who fractured his wrist in the game against Sri Lanka. They would be relying on the other seniors like Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah to come good.

Wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman who were rested in the game against Afghanistan will be back in the playing XI.

India have been hit by injuries, with the likes of all rounder Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur being ruled out of the tournament.

India’s opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have been in good form.

The left-handed batsman scored a ton against Hong Kong and then followed up with 46 runs against Pakistan, while skipper has had scores of 23 and 52 runs.

They would be relying on both to replicate the same form against the Tigers.

Among the others, Ambati Rayudu in 2 matches has scored 91 runs, while Dinesh Karthik has also looked promising in his knocks of 33 and 31 respectively.

After a rare failure against Hong Kong former Indian skipper MS Dhoni would be hoping to let his willow do the talking.

One among Ravindra Jadeja and Deepak Chahar are likely to replace Pandya.

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