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Bangladesh vs. Pakistan – Host Eyes Place in Asia Cup Final

Bangladesh vs. Pakistan – Host Eyes Place in Asia Cup Final

March 02
13:45 2016

banpakNew Delhi, Wednesday, March 2 – One of the crucial matches of Asia Cup 2016 is to be played today at 7 in the evening. Bangladesh and Pakistan eye win that is important to think of progressing ahead. If the host logs a victory on Pakistan, they may book a berth in the finals to contest against India on March 6. While on the other hand, it is the last chance for Pakistan to think of a bounce back.

If truth be told then 8th match of the ongoing tournament is a do or die situation for them. If they are sent on the losing side, game will be over for them then a there. And challenges will not be any less even if Pakistan win today’s game as well since beating Sri Lanka in match no 10 of the Asia Cup that is to be played after a couple of days will be a must thing. They need 4 more points to be in the race. If tourists thrash Bangladesh in today’s match and win next contest too, then only making into the finals will turn true for them.

But that is not going to be that easy what one may thought especially keeping in mind the way Bangladesh unexpectedly crushed Sri Lankan cricket team on Sunday by 23 runs. They have four points in total and need two more to stay in the competition. It is expected to assume about the joy among Bangladesh cricket fans to see their team growing with each passing tournament. By defeating Pakistan, India and South Africa last year, the home side has proved considering them any weak in any aspect can cost opponents the match as well as series.

The fight between two teams on the field with bat and ball is going to be highly interesting. Support for the host is going to be huge and this is the best thing to watch a match in Bangladesh. No matter, the Tigers lose or win a game, supporters are always there to back them. This can be one of the solid reasons why Bangladesh’s cricket is rising day by day, fetching focus of all those who like to see good cricket.

It is for sure that Bangladesh will give Pakistan a tough fight as match on Wednesday will allow them be in the last blow and further think of winning the cup for the first time. They were the runner-up in 2012 when Pakistan beat them in nail-biting match by 2 runs. Pakistan and Sri Lanka were in finals of Asia Cup two years ago but not so amazing performances this time made them struggle and continue making efforts to gain some crucial points. Excitement amid audience is up before the match. Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka has the capacity of 25,000. It wouldn’t be surprising to see the space getting occupied by the people eager to see Bangladesh qualify for the finals. Who fails in motto to make into the last blow and who gets passed will get clear by the end of the day.

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