India will be hoping to pull off a win in the final © AFP
India will be hoping to pull off a win in the final © AFP

India and Bangladesh throw down in the final of Asia Cup T20 2016 at Mirpur on Sunday. The two best teams of the tournament have made it to the final. India have been unchallenged throughout, while Bangladesh’s only loss came against India in the tournament opener. Bangladesh have since recovered to beat UAE, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan as well. Their victory over Pakistan porpelled them into the Asia Cup final, their second appearance in the final since Asia Cup 2012. On that occasion Pakistan had beaten Bangladesh by only 3 runs. Live Cricket Scorecard: India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup T20 2016 Final at Mirpur

India will feel quite confident heading into the Asia Cup T20 2016 final. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been in sizzling form, while Yuvraj Singh has started showing signs of his old self. Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni have made contributions as well. Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina have not done much, but they are both quality players who can turn the tide at will. Live Cricket Updates: India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup T20 2016 Final at Mirpur

India’s bowlers have been outstanding as well, with Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya all performing admirably. Even Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who came in as a replacement in the last match, did an excellent job. Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been good as well, with Pawan Negi and Harbhajan Singh too chipping in during the previous match against UAE. India will be quite confident of pulling off yet another Asia Cup victory, their sixth.

Squads:

India: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Parthiv Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Pawan Negi.

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad, Nasir Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Arafat Sunny, Tamim Iqbal, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Abu Hider.

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