Jasprit Bumrah (right) has been one of the star bowlers as of now © PTI (FIle Photo)
Jasprit Bumrah (right) has been one of the star bowlers as of now © PTI (FIle Photo)

Bangladesh batsmen looked shaky as they struggled to bat against India in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) of the Asia Cup T20 2016 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka on Wedensday. The lost the opening wickets in the form of the openers as Mohammad Mithun and Soumya Sarkar made their way bacl for cheap, eight and 11, respectively, while Ashish Nehra amd Jasprit Bumrah have been the star bowlers as of now. Currently, Bangladesh are 48 for the loss of two wickets in nine overs with Sabbir Rahman on 21 and Imrul Kayes on 13. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: India (IND) vs Bangladesh (BAN), Asia Cup 2016 T20 Match 1, Dhaka

Earlier, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss and elected to bowl first, as India finished on 166 for six, courtesy of Rohit Sharma’s half-century, on a rare Mirpur green track, as he brought in four pacers, and seven batsmen in his side; while Indian skipper, MS Dhoni, who was a surprise inclusion in the team, after it was reported that he would miss out the game owing to a muscle spam, as he brought in vice-captain Virat Kohli for Ajinkya Rahane. FULL CRICKET UPDATES: India (IND) vs Bangladesh (BAN), Asia Cup 2016 T20 Match 1, Dhaka

MS Dhoni-led Indian cricket team begin an extremely crucial phase on Wednesday evening, when they take on a strong Bangladesh side in the opening match of the Asia Cup 2016. For the first time in the history, the tournament will be played in Twenty20 format, which will serve as a prelude and a preparatory campaign for all participating teams, ahead of ICC World T20 2016. It is that time of the year when T20 cricket is played in abundance, with all action shifting to the Indian subcontinent with as many as three consecutive T20 tournaments lined up.