“We played good cricket,” says Rohit Sharma

The victory

The final match for the Asia Cup 2018 trophy was nothing less than nail-biting and exciting. With a score of 222 set by Bangladesh, India won by 3 wickets. This victory was India’s seventh Asia Cup victory. Captain Rohit Sharma had nothing but praises for his team for being able to handle the pressure and play so well throughout the tournament.

During the final match, something that could never have been predicted happened, the middle-order batsmen helped the team. Team India has been struggling with the middle-order for quite some time but this match showed they could handle the pressure and knew their responsibility after the top order collapsed

The praise

Post-match, captain Rohit said that they played some good cricket all throughout the entire tournament.  The entire team performed well and their hard work was rewarded in the end. Rohit himself credited the middle order for being able to handle the pressure. It was because of the middle order that they crossed the finish line and praised their fantastic effort.

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The opposition

Rohit even praised the opposing team Bangladesh for their fighting spirit. He even admitted that team Bangladesh put India under pressure during the first 10 overs. Rohit also praised the remaining players who carried the team to victory.

While talking about the match, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza praised his bowling unit and said that they bowled well.

 

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