India defeated Bangladesh in the opening match of Asia Cup Twenty 20 match at Mirpur today thanks to scintillating performances from Rohit Sharma with the bat (83) and Ashish Nehra with the ball ( 23/3) India won by 46 runs . While India scored 166/7, Bangladesh was dismissed for 121/7.
Rohit Sharma was adjudged Man of the Match for his match winning performance of 83 runs off 55 balls.
Bangladesh struggled hard to chase Indian target of 167 from the beginning and after 14 overs, they scored 83 losing five wickets. Ashwin, Ashish Nehra, Bumrah and Pandya have taken one wicket each. One bataman was run out.