The final match of Micromax Asia Cup 2016 will be played on 6th March at Sher-E-Bangla cricket Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka from 19:30 local time. Two best teams of tournament India and Bangladesh will be facing off each other in the final to become Asian champions. (Check: Asia Cup 2016 results)
Indian team won all their group matches to get into the final whereas hosts Bangladesh won 3 games in the competition. Bangladesh lost only match against India which was the first game of 2016 Asia Cup. Let’s have a look at the complete guide about this India vs Bangladesh final in Asia Cup.
When is the final?
It is on 6 March, 2016.
Where it will be played?
Sher-E-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka will host the final of Asia Cup 2016.
How teams reached to final?
|Match||India’s road to final||Bangladesh’s road to final|
|Match 1||Won by 45 runs against Bangladesh||Lost by 45 runs to India|
|Match 2||Won by 5 wickets against Pakistan||Won by 51 runs against UAE|
|Match 3||Won by 5 wickets against Sri Lanka||Won by 23 runs against Sri Lanka|
|Match 4||Won by 9 wickets against UAE||Won by 5 wickets against Pakistan|
Bangladesh History in Asia Cup
Bangladesh have never won Asia Cup trophy. They played only asia cup final in 2012 against Pakistan which they lost by 2 runs. It will be their second appearance in Asia Cup final on 6th March.
Read more: India vs Bangladesh final prediction
India’s History in Asia Cup
Indian cricket team have won 5 Asia Cup trophies over the years. India won Asia Cup in 1984, 1988, 1990, 1995 and 2010 years.
Teams for final match
MS Dhoni (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Ashish Nehra, Pawan Negi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mustafizur Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad, Sabbir Rahman, Mohammad Mithun, Nurul Hasan, Arafat Sunny, Imrul Kayes, Al-Amin Hossain, Abu Hider, Taskin Ahmed, Nasir Hossain.
TV Channels Listing
India – Star Sports 1/HD, Star Sports 3/HD
Bangladesh – Channel 9, Star
Pakistan – PTV Sports, GEO Super
Australia – Fox Sports
Sri Lanka– TNL TV (See more: Broadcasters list for Asia Cup )