India wins the toss and choose to field this evening at Mirpur, Bangladesh where Asia Cup T20 Tournament 2016 is going on right now. This match is considered as a crucial one for both the countries as it will be their final encounter between each other before ICC T20 World Cup tournament which is to be held starting from next month.
Indian bowlers are on fire as they have already created a lot of pressure on the batting line of team Pakistan. It was Asish Nehra who took a wicket just in the first over of the innings thus creating a pressure on the opponent team. All the credit goes to the planning of Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who decided to present the opponent team with pacer during first few over of the match. Both Jasprit Bumrah shook Pakistan team with their magnificent bowling during first few over.
Apart from his marvellous all-round performance against Bangladesh, Hardik Pandya again showed off his skills in this tournament where he took three vital wickets in the innings. On the other hand Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets and Yuvraj Singh, Asish Nehra satisfied themselves with one wicket each. Overall, the Indian bowlers showed some great set of skills which they have acquired over period of time.
Together all the bowlers made Pakistan team to go back to the pavilion with just 83 runs to their side. It is believed that the pressure which had already build up during the first few overs of the innings, left Pakistan with such poor performance. Again, not only the spirit of Indian bowlers was quite high during the match but also that of fielders. The fielders backed up Indian bowlers and does not let any of Pakistani batsman’s to score big runs.
Although the Indian bowlers did well during the first innings but it is also believed that the Mirpur pitch is quite difficult for the batsman. It was a good decision from Captain MS Dhoni to opt for fielding. In this way, the team India has already judged the conditions of the pitch and might imply it during the second innings of the match. Now all the eyes are on Indian batsman as they chase an easy target with a difficult pitch in front of them.
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