Asia Cup 2018 Finals, India vs Bangladesh: Flowers were hurled at former India captain MS Dhoni as India left for the ground to lock horns with Bangladesh in a quest to successfully defend their Asia Cup title. It was Dinesh Karthik who first stepped on the bus and he was followed by MS Dhoni. Ravindra Jadeja and the rest then got on the bus to leave for the ground. Here are the visuals of the episode. BCCI posted the video and captioned it as, “From the Driver’s seat :
#TeamIndia depart for the grand finale of #AsiaCup against BAN.” Also Read - Not MS Dhoni, Wasim Jaffer Names Rohit Sharma as Smartest Cricketing Brain
This is the second time India will meet Bangladesh in a final in 2018. The two teams locked horns in the Nidahas Trophy final, where India edged out the Men in Green in a last-ball thriller. Given the form, Rohit Sharma’s India will not like to take the game so deep in the Asia Cup final. Bangladesh beat Pakistan to make it to the summit clash defying all predictions. They are a team that has blown hot and cold throughout the tournament and they have also faced a few injury concerns as their main batsman Tamim Iqbal was ruled out early in the tournament. Shakib Al Hasan will not feature in the finals as he too picked up an injury in the Pakistan tie.
Meanwhile, according to a strange theory that is floating on social space, According to the theory, in 2007 and in 2011 triumphs there was a tied match played and MS Dhoni was the captain and he was the captain in that tied match against Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup. This is the theory that is creating social buzz.