Asia Cup: India beat Bangladesh to win trophy for sixth time

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli
India have now won the Asia Cup more than any other country, moving ahead of Sri Lanka, who have five wins
Asia Cup final, Mirpur:
Bangladesh 120-5 (15 overs): Mahmudullah 33 not out, Rahman 32 not out
India 122-2 (13.5 overs): Dhawan 60, Kohli 41 not out
India won by eight wickets

Shikhar Dhawan hit an Twenty20 international career-best 60 as India won the Asia Cup, beating hosts Bangladesh in Mirpur by eight wickets.

Bangladesh posted 120-5 in a rain-hit game that was reduced from 20 to 15 overs after a two-hour delay.

India won with seven balls to spare, reaching 122-2 to win the competition for the sixth time.

Dhawan and Virat Kohli combined for a 94-run partnership for the second wicket after India were reduced to 5-1.

Kohli remained 41 not out, while captain MS Dhoni smashed a towering six to clinch the game in style and finish 20 not out.

Earlier, Mahmudullah had offered Bangladesh some hope with a blistering 33 not out off just 18 balls.

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