In the opening game of the Asia Cup 2016, India defeated Bangladesh by 45 runs. Winning the toss, India decided to bat first and posted a score of 166/6 riding on Rohit Sharma’s 83 run knock.
Rohit Sharma was complemented well by young Hardik Pandya, who smashed a quick fire 18 ball 31 runs. India was in trouble at 52 for three after first 10 overs, the next half saw them scoring 114 runs due to Rohit Sharma.
Bangladeshi lineup,despite Sabbir Rahman’s 44 was restricted to 121/7 with Ashish Nehra picking up three wickets.