Dubai: The unstoppable India will take on determined Bangladesh in the finals of Asia Cup 2018 today. The match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium at 5 pm today.
While India entered the finals by beating its arch-rival Pakistan by 9 wickets, Bangladesh also outplayed Pakistan to book its place for the final summit of the tournament.
India have won four and tied one of their matches in the tournament. It had rested most of their first team regulars in the match against Afghanistan. However, all of them are expected to play today in the final.
Bangladesh for their part have been really impressive throughout the tournament and ousted Pakistan to earn a place in the final.
Under the inspirational Mashrafe Mortaza and seasoned campaigners like Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmydullah Riyadh, the team has the potential to go all the way.
Leading run-scorers till now
1 Shikhar Dhawan (India), 327
2 Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh), 297
3 Rohit Sharma (India), 269
Leading wicket-takers till now
1 Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), 10
2 Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh), 8
3 Jasprit Bumrah (India), Ravindra Jadeja (India), Kuldeep Yadav (India), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), all have taken 7