ROHIT POWERS INDIA TO WIN IN ASIA CUP OPENER
India launched their Asia Cup
campaign in style as they thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 45 runs riding on a brilliant knock by Rohit Sharma on Wednesday
Put into bat on
a pacer-friendly wicket, India lost early wickets and were reduced to 42/3. Rohit, however, anchored the innings and power-hitting by Hardik Pandya (31 off 18 balls) towards the end of the innings helped India post 166/6
In reply, Bangladesh were never
in the game being restricted to 121/7, with Ashish Nehra picking up 3 wickets for 23 runs.
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