IND vs BAN: Fans React To India's Loss Against Bangladesh In Colombo Before Asia Cup 2023 Final

Updated - 16 Sep 2023, 01:50 AM

IND vs BAN: Twitter Reacts To India's Loss Against Bangladesh In Colombo Before Asia Cup 2023 Final
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Bangladesh beat India by 6 runs in the final Super 4 game of Asia Cup 2023 in Colombo on Friday. However, the result was inconsequential as the Tigers were already knocked out of the tournament. Meanwhile, India will now look forward to the final against Sri Lanka on Sunday, September 17.

Bangladesh successfully defended their total of 266 as India were bowled out for 259 on the penultimate delivery of the 50th over. Despite Shubman Gill’s fifth ODI ton (121), India fell short by six runs in the end to give Bangladesh their first win against India since 2012 in the ODI Asia Cup. Incidentally, the last time Bangladesh won against India before this victory was in 2012, the match when Sachin scored his 100th international hundred.

India lost Rohit Sharma in the very first over of the chase for a duck. Gill then kept on scoring from one end and in the process, built partnerships with KL Rahul (19) and Suryakumar Yadav (26).

All-rounders Axart Patel (42) and Shardul Thakur (11) added a crucial stand of 40 runs for the eighth wicket but once Axar was dismissed, the match swung in Bangladesh’s favor.

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Fans React To India’s Loss Against Bangladesh

 

Earlier in the game, Bangladesh posted a competitive 265/8. Shakib Al Hasan scored 80 and also took the crucial wicket of SKY. Colombo where the last game Sri Lanka won chasing against Pakistan, just a night ago, The Tigers managed to stop India from achieving the target.

India faced a trial by spin against the Bangladesh spinners and lost four wickets to spin. Bangladesh held their nerves in the final overs and registered their eighth win over India.

The Men in Blue will have to put this loss behind them and focus on the final against Sri Lanka on Sunday. India rested as many as five of their main players ahead of the big final on Sunday.

They made as many as five changes with Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah rested from this game. In came Suryakumar Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Prasidh Krishna, Shami, and Tilak Varma.

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