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Asia Cup 2018 final | India vs Bangladesh: Here is what Mashrafe Mortaza said after losing the toss

The match is being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

SNS | New Delhi |

Indian cricket team skipper Rohit Sharma invited Mashrafe Mortaza -led Bangladesh cricket team to bat first after winning the toss in the final of Asia Cup 2018 on Friday. The match is being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

 

Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladesh captain: “Credit goes to the boys for the way they stood out in the last few games. We have to take the pressure off, play hard, and fight it out. Mominul is not playing, left-arm spinner Nazmul Islam comes in.”

Rohit Sharma, Indian skipper: “Going to field first. That’s what we’ve done the whole tournament. We’ve done well fielding first throughout the tournament, so I feel like we don’t need to change anything. The guys have delivered over the tournament, and there’s just one last hurdle to cross. We are ready for it. All five guys who missed out in the last game are back for the final.”

 

Squads for India vs Bangladesh clash:

 

 

Bangladesh (Playing XI): Liton Das(w), Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Nazmul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah