Vijay Shankar goes for the big one but is caught in the deep! Rohit generally takes strike but it is Shikhar Dhawan who will face the first ball from Shakib ul Hasan. His supple wrist rolled over the ball inserts sharp rotations which help the ball grip better. Starts with a quicker delivery outside off and gives a single. God forbid India lose, this question is certainly going to haunt them. He is keeping it tight. He would be much effective with the old ball as his cutters will grip the surface better. Need 84 in 48 balls.
Backs away again but Fiz alters his line a bit to see the lefty punching it for a single. Dinesh bhai played really well! Sarkar loses his cool and goes for a wild heave over mid-wicket only to lose his timber. Shankar comes back hard at him with a yorker. At such a young age it means so much. India has always been in top form when it comes to T20. Was trying to hold the pace and swing through the line. All participants want to try their luck in grand leagues to win a big amount.
But with Bangladesh capable or pulling off big chases, it will be imperative for India to fly off the blocks. Gaining confidence from that shot, Pandey then smacks the ball down the ground off the very next delivery to make it back-to-back fours. What a shot to end the game. The only thing which India will be wary facing Bangladesh will be their strong batting. Brilliiant over this by Washington.
He will be expected to take calculative risks to make sure Bangladesh doesn't lose track. Raina had scored a total of 28 from 27 balls included a six and a four. But it will be a seperate equation against India. In the first game, India lost to Sri Lanka by five wickets. India entered the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 cricket tournament on Wednesday after a 17-run win over Bangladesh. India, with an inexperienced outlook, would be eager to win the trophy and strengthen their credentials as contenders ready for the senior push. Bangladesh, on the other hand, tried to increase the scoring rate but at the end, it only resulted in their losing wickets.
Dhawan gets a reprieve who fails to connect it properly and the ball climbs up high in the sky. Pandey opens the face of his bat off the penultimate delivery, guiding it past backward point for a boundary. It's a matchup between sides trying to prove a point. He has been the beacon of hope for Bangladesh in this match and they will be depending on him to take them to a big total. And he is right, Chahal gets Tamim. So far, he has just given three runs. India vs Bangladesh Final T20 Prediction Though Bangladesh will be pumped up after making it to the final, they will be well aware of the fact that they have never been able to overcome India in a T20 international - they have lost all seven matches against them in the past.
Washington Sundar was the star bowler for the Indians as he struck thrice in quick succession sending back Tamim Iqbal 27 , Liton Das 7 and Soumya Sarkar 1 to the pavilion in the first six overs. Raina has been making 20s and Pandey stays steady in the middle order. Further adds it was not easy to play the shots and hence he took his time. Knew Siraj will bowl up now. And with a single, Rohit reaches his 13th fifty in T20s, third against Bangladesh. Even though Sri Lanka kept getting back in the game, the Bangladesh batters showed mature approach and navigated their way to the final, beating the hosts twice in the tournament.
But all this while, he has been one of the most expensive bowlers. Chahal has changed his line towards leg now. After Bangladesh had made a decent total of 140, it was up to the men in Blue to show their mantle. He is bowling really short, this time he bowls a bouncer which is too high. They are playing the game at the same ground as the first T20I. Meanwhile, Sabbir finds a boundary with a top edge, over the keeper's head off a short-pitched delivery. Answer simple questions and win exciting prizes.
Bowls a shortish slower, Pandey clears the infield over point for a double followed by a single. By bowling short to Rohit, Bangladesh are letting him settle. Washington Sundar, Man of the Series: Definitely it means a lot. Tosses it up slowly and concedes a single. This is turning out to be a huge offer for Rohit Sharma! First ball and Dinesh Karthik hits it for a huge six.
Rohit had used big shots to settle his nerves at the start of the innings. Rohit Sharma, on the other hand, says even they are batting first, it is an opportunity to set up a good total considering if they are put in first in the final. Put in to bat, India started off on a perfect note as the openers forged a 70-run partnership before Dhawan was clean bowled by Rubel Hossain. He has asked his partners to complete a run which actually wasn't. Many former challengers who won many prizes are also included in out team. Shardul Thakur takes a superb catch at the rope.
One short, another full then a little wide. After one good ball, he bowls a half-tracker. Rohit scored 17 runs from 13 balls, which included a total of three boundaries. Keep your aggression for some good wicket. A three to end the over. Now it looks to be a tall order for India.