India wins the Asia Cup T20 2016 final – beats Bangladesh by eight wickets

Final – Eleventh Match – Asia Cup T20 2016 – Bangladesh vs India at Mirpur on March 06, 2016 – India won by eight wickets

India inserted the opposition in this game to provide the 21st occasion of India doing so in T20Is. India now stands third in the list of teams which have inserted the opposition on most occasions. New Zealand and England have inserted the opposition on 28 and 22 occasions respectively and occupy the first two places in the list

India won this game by eight wickets to provide the 13th occasion of India winning a game after inserting the opposition. India occupies the second place in the list of teams which have won most games after inserting the opposition in the history of T20IS. New Zealand and South Africa with 15 wins occupy the joint first place in the list

India has inserted the opposition on Bangladesh soil on six occasions and won the games on all the six occasions. India is the only team to maintain a cent percent win when it has inserted the opposition in a T20I game on Bangladesh soil. India stands second in the list of teams which have inserted the opposition in a T20I on Bangladesh soil. Hosts Bangladesh has done this on seven occasions. It has won four games.

S Dhawan scored 60 in this game to provide the 49th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a fifty in a T20I and also the fifth such occasion against Bangladesh. It also provides the 20th occasion of an Indian opening batsman scoring a fifty in a T20I and the fourth such occasion against Bangladesh

S Dhawan’s 60 in this game represent his second fifty in T20I, the first being – 51 against Sri Lanka at Ranchi on 12.02.16. Thus his 60 in this game represent his highest score in a T20I.

Indian batsmen have scored 49 fifties in T20Is and one more fifty by its batsmen makes India to become the sixth team which have scored 50 plus fifties in the history of T20Is. The teams are – Australia {59}, New Zealand {55}, Pakistan {54}, England {53} and South Africa {52}

S Dhawan and V Kohli added 94 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 64th occasion of Indian batsmen posting a fifty plus runs partnership in T20Is and the fifth such occasion against Bangladesh. This stand also provides the 22nd occasion of Indian batsmen posting a 50 plus runs partnership for the second wicket in T20Is and the third such occasion against Bangladesh

This partnership provides the 16th occasion of a team posting a fifty plus runs partnership in a tournament final of T20I and the fourth such occasion for the second wicket. This is the second best stand in a tournament final – the best being the 111 runs partnership between C Kieswetter and KP Pietersen against Australia at Bridgetown on 16.05.10 in ICC T20 2010 Final. This stand is also the second best partnership for the second wicket in a tournament final

India’s win in this game represents its second win in a tournament final. Its first win was at Johannesburg on 24.09.07 when it beat Pakistan by five runs in the first ever ICC WT20 final.

India’s win in this game represents its 41st win in a T20I and its fourth win against Bangladesh. India’s eight wicket in this game provide the 22nd occasion of India winning a T20I game by wickets margin. All such occasions are listed below.

No Team Result Margin BR Oppn Ground Start Date
1 India won 9 wkts 59 UAE Dhaka 03 Mar 2016
2 India won 9 wkts 37 Srl Visakhapatnam 14 Feb 2016
3 India won 8 wkts 09 Ban Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
4 India won 8 wkts 18 Pak Colombo (RPS) 30 Sep 2012
5 India won 8 wkts 15 Ire Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
6 India won 8 wkts 07 Ban Dhaka 06 Mar 2016
7 India won 8 wkts 02 Aus Melbourne 03 Feb 2012
8 India won 7 wkts 11 Aus Mumbai (BS) 20 Oct 2007
9 India won 7 wkts 31 Afg Gros Islet 01 May 2010
10 India won 7 wkts 09 Pak Dhaka 21 Mar 2014
11 India won 7 wkts 12 Zim Harare 13 Jun 2010
12 India won 7 wkts 00 Aus Sydney 31 Jan 2016
13 India won 7 wkts 02 Win Dhaka 23 Mar 2014
14 India won 6 wkts 30 Zim Harare 12 Jun 2010
15 India won 6 wkts 01 RSA Johannesburg 01 Dec 2006
16 India won 6 wkts 05 Sri Mohali 12 Dec 2009
17 India won 6 wkts 02 Aus Rajkot 10 Oct 2013
18 India won 6 wkts 05 RSA Dhaka 04 Apr 2014
19 India won 5 wkts 13 Eng Pune 20 Dec 2012
20 India won 5 wkts 27 Pak Dhaka 27 Feb 2016
21 India won 5 wkts 04 Srk Dhaka 01 Mar 2016
22 India won 3 wkts 04 Srl Colombo (RPS) 10 Feb 2009

India won this game by eight wickets margin to provide its fifth win by exact eight wickets margin. All the five occasions are furnished below. It also represents its second eight wickets win against Bangladesh – the first being at Dhaka on 28.03.14

No Team Result Margin BR Oppn Ground Start Date
1 India won 8 wkts 09 Ban Dhaka 28 Mar 2014
2 India won 8 wkts 18 Pak Colombo (RPS) 30 Sep 2012
3 India won 8 wkts 15 Ire Nottingham 10 Jun 2009
4 India won 8 wkts 07 Ban Dhaka 06 Mar 2016
5 India won 8 wkts 02 Aus Melbourne 03 Feb 2012

 

 

 

 

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