Here comes India again, won the Asia cup 2016 final at Mirpur against Bangladesh and became the 6th time champion of the tournament. Mahendra Singh Dhoni finishes the game in his style by hitting a massive six. Shikhar Dhawan is selected as man of the match for his 60 runs innings on 44 balls. Virat kohli is awarded with coolest player of the match who finishes the game with the captain, made handy 41 runs.
India won the Asia cup title 6th time which is highest number now, earlier Sri Lanka and India sharing this position by winning 5 times each. Bangladesh became the runner-up two times in the history but didn’t able to convert the opportunity into the win. Anyway they performed really well throughout the tournament.
Earlier today rain delayed the match and started at 9:00pm (IST). Umpires decided to make this match a 15-15 over game. Toss won by India and invited Tigers to bat first. After early wicket falls, Sabbir Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan take their team score forward but Shakib got out on a delivery of R Ashwin. Then Mahmudullah made 33 runs on just 13 balls with 2 sixes and 2 fours due to which they able to put 120/5 in 20 overs on the board.
Indian innings also not started well as Rohit Sharma departed early on a score of 1 run. Then the great Virat Kohli came on to the crease and with Dhawan took Indian innings closer to the target. Shikhar made 60 runs. India needed 19 runs in the last 2 overs when MS Dhoni came to the crease. His fire-proof shots took India home with 1.1 over left. Dhoni made 20 runs in just 6 balls with 2 sixes and 1 four. Check full Scorecard of the match.
So this is how India won the Asia cup 2016 final and created history today. Check award ceremony of the tournament.