|Sunday, March 06, 2016
|Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur
|Time : 13:30 GMT | IST 19:00 (D/N)
March 06, 2016
Final match of Asia Cup twenty20 2016 has been played between India and Bangladesh on Sunday, March 06,2016 at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur. Match delayed by rain and cut to 15 overs per side. Putting into bat first by India, Bangladesh put decent score of 120 runs in 15 overs. India in reply with splendid bating performances of top orders won the match by huge margins of 8 wickets. S Dhawan played superb inning of 60 runs and he declared man of the match for his splendid inning in very important match. Sabbir Rehman of Bangladesh awarded by man of the series for his consistent performences through out the series.
Earlier, India won the toss and decided to field first. Putting into bat first by India, Bangladesh top orders got good start but could not stood in middle for long. Sabbir Rahman amd Mahmudullah played good quick cricket in later overs and managed to put good totals of 120 runs in 15 overs. Mahmudullah played super fast inning of 33 runs in just 13 balls with 2 massive sixes and 2 fabulous fours. Sabbir Rahma also contributed well and made well 32 runs.
Following target of 121 runs in 15 overs, India could not made batter start and lost RG Sharma early scoring just 1 run. S Dhawan and V Kohli took the charge in hand played superb cricket in middle overs. Both played well and contributed 60 and 41* runs respectively. In later overs MS Dhoni joined with V Kohli and smashed 20 runs of just 6 balls with 1 fours and 6 towering sixes and presented sixth Asia Cup Trophy in his well known stlyey with massive six. India won the match by 8 wickets and Asia Cup title as well.
Man of the match : S dhawan (India)
Man of the Series : Sabbir Rehman (Bangladesh)
Series - India won the 2015/16 Asia Cup