Dhaka – Bangladeshi media on Saturday lauded the nationwide cricket crew’s spirited appearing within the Asia Cup ultimate once they went right down to favourites India in a last-ball mystery in Dubai.
Opener Liton Das slammed his maiden one-day global century in Bangladesh’s modest 222 however it used to be the bowlers who made India sweat of their nervy chase of the 50-over contest.
A 45-run 6th wicket stand between Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and a gritty 23-run unbeaten knock by means of Kedar Jadhav, who used to be limping due a hamstring damage, after all gave India a three-wicket win.
India, led by means of Rohit Sharma, may just now not leisure till a leg-bye off the general ball of the innings finished their chase for his or her 7th Asia Cup name.
A Day-to-day Megastar headline learn: “Tigers falling agonisingly brief.”
“Regardless of the batting implosion after their brightest get started of the event, it used to be a bowling effort that Bangladesh can also be pleased with as they gave the impression out of the sport on a lot of events however clawed their long ago each and every time,” the rustic’s biggest-selling English newspaper wrote.
Any other English-language day-to-day New Age headlined its record “Courageous Bangladesh fall simply brief”, with an accompanying image of Mahmudullah mendacity at the pitch after he failed to perform a run out of Kumar.
The newspaper hailed Bangladesh’s batting hero and man-of-the fit Das as “subsequent large factor in Bangladesh” in a separate article, announcing that with each and every stroke en path to his 121 off 117 balls, the 23-year-old batsman “confirmed his elegance”.
Das arrange the root for a aggressive ranking however a mid-innings cave in noticed Bangladesh slip from 120-Zero to 151-Five ahead of being pushed aside in 48.3.
In the meantime India, who went into the event with out common skipper Virat Kohli, relished their name win that comes after a 1-Four Take a look at loss in England.
However former Indian cricketers praised Bangladesh for his or her preventing instincts that made the Asia Cup ultimate an entertaining affair.
“Congratulations India on changing into #AsiaCup Champions,” former Take a look at batsman VVS Laxman wrote on Twitter.
“Hats off to Bangladesh for his or her ideal struggle and perspective, for now not giving up and taking part in out in their skins… in spite of lacking Shakib (Al Hasan) and Tamim (Iqbal). Particular point out to Kedar Jadhav for his grit and dedication.”
Cricketer-turned-commentator Mohammad Kaif additionally hailed Bangladesh’s particular effort in a tricky ultimate.
“Congratulations India on profitable the Asia Cup. The bowlers had been exceptional right through the event and the principle reason why that we controlled to win. Actually particular effort from Bangladesh to take the sport so deep. Smartly completed,” Kaif stated on twitter.
Bangladesh will face Zimbabwe for 3 one-day internationals and two Assessments at house in October and November.
India host West Indies for 3 Twenty20 fits, 5 ODIs and two Assessments beginning October 4.