Asia Cup T20 final: Kohli, Dhawan put India in drivers' seat, India 48/1 in six overs

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India 48/1 in 6 overs: (Shikhar Dhawan 30* Virat Kohli 17*): After India lost Rohit Sharma at a score of 5 in the very second over, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan not only steadied Indian innings, but also scored at a brisk pace adding 43 runs in 27 balls.

A quickfire from Mahmudullah (33 off 13) and sensible innings from Sabbir (32 off 29) helped Bangladesh reach a respectable 125 for 5 in a run-truncated 15 over match in the final of Asia Cup t20 at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium at Mirpur on Sunday.

Batting first the Bangla Tiger were reduced to 75 for 5 in the 12th over and it seemed that Bangladesh would fail to put up a competitive total against in-form India. However, Mamudullah had different plans. He first took Ashish  Nehra to task and hit him for 14 runs. Thereafter, he treated Hardik Pandya with disdain, hitting the young bowler for 21 runs, including two sixes and a four.

However, Jasprit Bumrah bowled a good last over, conceding just seven runs. Bnagladesh finished their innings at 120 for 5 in 15 overs.