Asia Cup 2018: Rohit, Jadeja overpower Bangladesh

Dubai: Defending champions India defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in their first Super-Four match at Dubai last night, courtesy skipper Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten 83 and Ravindara Jadeja’s 4-29.

Opting to bowl, the Men in Blue first bundled out Bangladesh for 173 in 49.1 overs, with spinner Jadeja, who replaced injured Hardik Pandya, bagging the maximum of 4 wickets. Pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah scalped 3 wickets each.

In chasing, Team India achieved the target with more than 13 overs to spare and 7 wickets in hand.

Besides captain Rohit, Shikhar Dhawan (40) and MS Dhoni (33) also made valuable contributions in the run chase.

Jadeja was adjudged Player of the match.

Also Read: Asia Cup 2018: India Crush Pakistan By Eight Wickets

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