Champions! India clinch record sixth Asia Cup title after a comprehensive win over Bangladesh


We are the champions: The victorious Indian cricket team poses with the Asia Cup 2016, a record sixth title, after beating hosts Bangladesh by eight wickets in the finals. AFP


First, let me take a selfie: Indian cricketers celebrate their Asia Cup triumph with multiple selfies to capture the moment. AFP


Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarkar plays a shot during his innings of 14, he was removed by the seasoned Nehra who altered the length in his last delivery onto the left-handed Sarkar, who tried to pay across the line. AFP


Bangladeshi cricketer Tamim Iqbal dives during a run at the Asia Cup T20 final. He was out for 13 when he tried to play across the line, and was caught plumb in front of the wickets. AFP


Shakib, promoted after the game was shortened, paid for his pre-determined sweep shot as he offered simple catch to Bumrah at short fine leg off Ashwin. AFP


Man of the Match Shikhar Dhawan's scintillating 44- ball-60 was the innings that made the difference as he set up the perfect chase for India. AFP


Chasing a target of 121 in a match reduced to 15-overs-a -side, Dhawan came good when it mattered the most as he hit nine fours and a six adding 94 runs with Virat Kohli (41 not out) with India winning with seven balls to spare. AFP

Updated Date: Mar 14, 2016 00:09 AM

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