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Asia Cup 2018 final | India vs Bangladesh: Everything you need to know

While the Indian side are favourites to win the ongoing tournament, Mashrafe Mortaza-led Bangladesh are capable of surprising India.

SNS | New Delhi |

A formidable Indian cricket team – led by Rohit Sharma — will clash with Bangladesh on Friday in the Asia Cup 2018 finals. Both the teams have already faced each other in the Super Four stage, where India emerged victorious by seven wickets.

While the Indian side are favourites to win the ongoing tournament, Mashrafe Mortaza-led Bangladesh are capable of surprising India. So far, Team India have been unbeaten in the tournament, coming closest to defeat in their tie against a ‘strong’ Afghanistan unit in their last match. However, for that game, India had fielded a weaker unit, resting skipper Rohit Sharma his deputy Shikhar Dhawan, bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal.

On the other hand, Bangladesh have qualified for the finals after a comprehensive victory over Pakistan. Defending a mediocre target of 239 runs, Bangladesh bowled tight line to won the match by 37 runs.

Ahead of the India vs Bangladesh clash, here is everything you need to know:

Date: September 28, 2018 (Friday).

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Time: the match begins at 5:00 PM IST. The toss will take place at 4:30 PM IST.

Live Broadcast: Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD in English commentary and Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD in Hindi Commentary.

Live Streaming: Hotstar.

Squads for India vs Bangladesh clash:

India (From): Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Deepak Chahar, Siddarth Kaul, K Khaleel Ahmed

Bangladesh (From): Liton Das(w), Soumya Sarkar, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mohammad Mithun, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Hider Rony, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Nazmul Islam, Mosaddek Hossain, Ariful Haque