Rohit Sharma top-scored for Bangladesh with a 55-ball 83 © Getty Images (File Photo)
Rohit Sharma top-scored for Bangladesh with a 55-ball 83 © Getty Images (File Photo)

A look statistical highlights of the opening match of the Asia Cup2016 between India and Bangladesh. India beat Bangladesh by 45 runs, courtesy of an excellent half-century from Rohit Sharma, all-round show from Hardik Pandya and an excellent spell of bowling from Ashish Nehra. India posted 16 in their first innings, but Bangladesh could manage 121 as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. India make a good start to the tournament, playing Pakistan in their next encounter. Bangladesh on the other hand play against United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will look to get off the mark in the tournament. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup T20 2016, Match 1 at Dhaka

1. India have won all three encounters vs Bangladesh in T20Is – by 25 runs at Nottingham on June 6, 2009, by 8 wickets on March 28, 2014 and by 45 runs at Dhaka on February 24, 2016.

2. Under Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s captaincy, India enjoys success % of 57.01 – 32 wins, 24 losses, one tied and one no-result games out of 58 matches.

3. India became the first team to register six wins this year in T20Is (out of seven) – winning % 85.71.

4. India’s well-deserved triumph by 45 runs is their fifth largest in terms of runs in T20Is – the biggest being by 90 runs vs England at Colombo (RPS) on Sept.23, 2012.

5. Rohit Sharma’s superb match-winning 83 off 55 balls is the highest by an Indian batsman vs Bangladesh in T20Is, eclipsing the 57 not out off 50 balls by Virat Kohli at Dhaka on March 28, 2014.

6.  The aforesaid knock is the highest by an Indian batsman in T20Is in Bangladesh, bettering the 77 by Virat Kohli vs Sri Lanka at Dhaka on April 6, 2014. READ: Ashish Nehra, Rohit Sharma star as India thrash Bangladesh by 45 runs in Asia Cup T20 2016 opener

7. Rohit’s 83 is his highest in a winning cause in T20Is, eclipsing the 62 not out vs West Indies at Dhaka on March 23, 2014.

8. Rohit Sharma has received his third Man of the Match award in T20Is – his first two were against South Africa at Durban in 2007 and 2011.

9. Rohit and Kohli have registered 9 fifties in a winning cause for India in T20Is. Only Brendon McCullum (12) has posted more fifties in a winning cause in T20Is.

10. Ashish Nehra’s superb bowling performance of 3 for 23 is his best against a Test-playing nation in T20Is – his second best in all next only to the 3 for 19 vs Afghanistan at Gros Islet on May 1, 2010. READ: MS Dhoni says, India need to be patient with Yuvraj Singh; praises Ashish Nehra for his disciplined routine

11. Hardik Pandya’s 31 off 18 balls is his highest score in T20Is, bettering the 27 vs Sri Lanka at Ranchi on Feb.12, 2016.

12. Al-Amin Hossain (3 for 37) has recorded the best ever figures by a Bangladeshi bowler vs India in T20Is, eclipsing the 2 for 32 by Naeem Islam at Nottingham on June 6, 2009.

13. Yuvraj Singh has become the fourth Indian batsman to amass 1,000 runs in T20Is – his tally being 1008 in 47 matches at an average of 29.64. He has joined Virat Kohli (1223), Rohit Sharma (1149) and Suresh Raina (1136). READ: MS Dhoni: Hardik Pandya is overall package, can be promoted often in batting order

14. Rohit has amassed eleven fifty-plus innings (a hundred and ten fifties) in 44 innings – the second highest tally by an Indian batsman in T20Is next only to the twelve by Virat Kohli.

15. Just four batsmen have registered more innings of fifty-plus in T20Is – Brendon McCullum (15), Chris Gayle (14), Tillakaratne Dilshan (12) and Virat Kohli (12).

16. Hardik Pandya and Rohit were involved in a stand of 61 – the highest fifth-wicket partnership for India vs Bangladesh in T20Is.

17. The above partnership is the second highest for any wicket behind the 100 for the second wicket between Kohli and Rohit at Dhaka on March 28, 2014.

18. Rohit, with 175 runs at an average of 58.33 in three matches, including two fifties, is the top run-scorer in T20Is involving India and Bangladesh.

19. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with 31 catches, has set a record for most catches by a wicketkeeper in T20Is, eclipsing the 30 by Denesh Ramdin for the West Indies.