India vs Bangladesh Live Asia Cup 16 March 2012 Mirpur

India taking on Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Bangladesh in 4th match of Asia Cup 2012. Bangladesh vs India Live score card including match preview and analysis can be found below. Bangladesh will have to win this match if they want to qualify for the finals of Asia Cup alternatively India will go into the final of Asia Cup to play against Pakistan who have already qualified for the final.

India vs Bangladesh Live Score Card

India 289/5 (50 ov)
Bangladesh 293/5 (49.2 ov)

Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
India innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
G Gambhir b Shafiul Islam 11 16 1 0 68.75
SR Tendulkar c †Mushfiqur Rahim b Mashrafe Mortaza 114 147 12 1 77.55
V Kohli b Abdur Razzak 66 82 5 0 80.48
SK Raina c Tamim Iqbal b Mashrafe Mortaza 51 38 5 2 134.21
MS Dhoni*† not out 21 11 2 0 190.90
RG Sharma run out (Nasir Hossain) 4 6 0 0 66.66
RA Jadeja not out 4 2 0 0 200.00
Extras (lb 6, w 10, nb 2) 18
Total (5 wickets; 50 overs) 289 (5.78 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets Mashrafe Mortaza 10 1 44 2 4.40 (1nb, 1w)
View wicket Shafiul Islam 5 0 24 1 4.80 (1w)
Shahadat Hossain 10 0 81 0 8.10 (1nb, 2w)
Shakib Al Hasan 10 0 63 0 6.30 (3w)
View wicket Abdur Razzak 10 0 41 1 4.10 (3w)
Mahmudullah 4 0 24 0 6.00
Nasir Hossain 1 0 6 0 6.00
Did not bat IK Pathan, R Ashwin, P Kumar, AB Dinda
Bangladesh innings (target: 290 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
Tamim Iqbal c Jadeja b Kumar 70 99 6 0 70.70
Nazimuddin c Sharma b Kumar 5 15 0 0 33.33
Jahurul Islam c Sharma b Jadeja 53 68 4 1 77.94
Nasir Hossain c Raina b Kumar 54 58 5 0 93.10
Shakib Al Hasan st †Dhoni b Ashwin 49 31 5 2 158.06
Mushfiqur Rahim*† not out 46 25 3 3 184.00
Mahmudullah not out 4 2 1 0 200.00
Extras (lb 7, w 3, nb 2) 12
Total (5 wickets; 49.2 overs) 293 (5.93 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets P Kumar 10 0 56 3 5.60 (1nb)
IK Pathan 9 0 61 0 6.77 (1w)
AB Dinda 5.2 1 38 0 7.12 (1nb)
SK Raina 7 1 30 0 4.28
RG Sharma 2 0 13 0 6.50
View wicket R Ashwin 10 0 56 1 5.60 (1w)
View wicket RA Jadeja 6 0 32 1 5.33 (1w)
Fall of wickets 1-25 (Gambhir, 5.5 ov), 2-173 (Kohli, 35.5 ov), 3-259 (Raina, 46.4 ov),4-259 (Tendulkar, 46.5 ov), 5-267 (Sharma, 48.2 ov)
Did not bat Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, Shafiul Islam, Shahadat Hossain
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Nazimuddin, 4.4 ov), 2-128 (Jahurul Islam, 28.5 ov),3-156 (Tamim Iqbal, 33.5 ov), 4-224 (Shakib Al Hasan, 41.5 ov), 5-288 (Nasir Hossain, 48.5 ov)

Match Preview

With comprehensive win over Sri lanka in their opening match Team India keen to extend their winning run when they take on Bangladesh on 16 March at Bangh bandhu stadium in Dhaka. With second successive defeat Sri lanka are virtually out of the tournament and with equal number of victories Pakistan are through to the final, This will be first time in the History of the Asia Cup 2012 where Sri lanka fail to reach into finals.

India are looking forward to win their second game against Bangladesh to went through to the final against Arch rival Pakistan. Bangladesh who are ruing from the fact that they missed the Golden opportunity to beat Pakistan in the Opening game will hoping for their 2007 Revival against India. An unlikely win against India will keep them in the series were as defeat put them out of the Tournament and make remaining two league matches India-Pakistan , Sri lanka Bangladesh will be mere formalities.

From Indian point of view Their batting look much settle and strong under Familiar condition and their Bowling bit rusty but not as in Australia look decent, Sachin Tendulkar wants to get rid of the monkey on his back by completing his 100 International centuries which was delayed with any search of imagination of more than 1 years.

Virat Kohli which is now became the most valuable batting commodity in Indian Line up are eager to extend his purple patch of his blistering batting career, With support from Gambhir, big hitters like Dhoni, Raina and use ful allrounder as Jadeja, Ashwin, Irfan Phatan the Home team bowling attack had their task cut out to stop the rampaging Indian batting line up.

Bangladesh on the other hand are banking on their star batsman Tamim Iqnbal and Shakib ul Hasan to make the mark. As per current scenario India are the Hot favourites to win and confirm what its called as India vs Pakistan dream Asia Cup final but Cricket is a funny game and many uncertain can happened and If Bangladesh mange to upset India this series will be opened up dramatically.

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