After Indian team defeated Bangladesh in the Asia Cup final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, BCCI president Shashank Manohar congratulated the team members of the Indian team. In this match, the pair of Virat Koli and Shikhar Dhawan made 94 runs and achieved the target of 121 runs in 13.5 overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored 60 runs while Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 41 runs.
Chief Manohar said, “With the Asia Cup triumph, Team India have proved their dominance in the shortest format of the game and emerged as the best T20 side in Asia. I extend my hearty congratulations to the team on their convincing win over Bangladesh in the final”. He added that “With India set to host the ICC World T20, this win is a step in the right direction.”
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With praising Indian team, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said, “I congratulate Team India on winning the Asia Cup title for the 6th time. India has performed brilliantly in the tournament that saw a change in the format for the first time. India’s remarkable run in the T20Is that started from the 3-0 series win on Australian soil, followed by the 2-1 win over Sri-Lanka at home puts India in just the right space ahead of the ICC World T20.”
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