Asia Cup 2023: Bangladesh Snatch Consolation Win Over India

In another thrilling encounter in Asia Cup 2023 in Colombo, Bangladesh narrowly prevailed over India. This marks the third instance in four clashes between these two teams where Bangladesh emerged triumphant. Interestingly, India is already assured of their place in the Asia Cup final. So, they will choose to experiment with their lineup. However, full credit must go to Bangladesh, who had to contend with the absence of key squad players Mushfiqur Rahim and Taskin Ahmed. The duo is not playing due to earlier injuries sustained in the tournament. Although their victory may seem belated, it undoubtedly serves as a confidence booster in the lead-up to the World Cup.

Bangladesh exhibited remarkable resilience as they clinched a hard-fought victory, even with Gill’s impressive score of 121. India’s batting order, with Kohli being the sole absentee among the regulars. They narrowly missed the target of 266 runs required to grant Bangladesh a consolatory win.

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