Bangladesh will confront India in the title decider Friday at Dubai International Stadium.
Here we look out at the top players who will be key for both the teams in the summit clash.
Asia Cup Final 2018 Top Key Players
The former Bangladesh captain has dependably been one of the mainstays of the Bangladesh group. Furthermore, the 31-year-old demonstrated exactly what he can convey to the table in the last Super 4 coordinate versus Pakistan where he scored a splendid 99.
The wicket-keeper, truth be told, is the second most elevated run-scorer in the competition so far with 297 keeps running in 4 matches; with the most astounding score of 144. He has hit 23 fours and 5 sixes up until this point and can assault the resistance bowlers and can be a key player in the last.
Mahmudullah don’t fear to play his shots. Mesmerizing cover drive, lazy late cut, ambitious lofted drive, courageous pull, confident hook and stylish leg glance dancing in the air like Carribean great Viv Richards have made him to be an extremely trustworthy batsman for Bangladesh.
Certainly Indian bowlers and their captain Rohit Sharma will take uncommon readiness for obstructing Mahmudullah Riyad. Even then the mass Tiger fans expect that the kid of Mymensing will play a vital role having confirmed a berth in the Asia Cup final. Carry on Mahmudullah Riyad!
The remain in Indian captain is basically relentless when in full stream. What’s more, the 31-year-old is in a rich vein of shape at the Asia Glass at the present time. He is at present the third most noteworthy run scorer in this release of the competition with 269 keeps running in 4 innings.
Rohit has the best normal among all batsmen in the competition (134.50) with the most astounding score of 111*. He likewise has two half-hundreds of years and has hit 22 fours and 10 sixes in this version of the Asia Container up until now. In the event that Rohit moves in the last, Bangladesh will have an intense time.
An in-shape Shikhar Dhawan can grab the energy far from the restriction on some random day. The 32-year-old southpaw is having an awesome time in the competition this time, having just scored two centuries. With 327 keeps running in 4 innings.
Shikhar is the most noteworthy run-getter so far in Asia Container 2018. With a normal of 82 and a strike rate of 102, Shikhar is by all accounts in the imperious frame. With the most noteworthy score of 127 in the competition, this time; Shikhar has hit upwards of 41 fours and 6 sixes and will be one of the key men the Bangladesh bowlers will target.
Subsequent to attempting to discover his mood, the Bangladesh pace initiate assumed a tremendous job in thumping Pakistan out of the competition. Mustafizur Rahman’s figures of 4/43 of every 10 overs went far in helping Bangladesh beat Pakistan by 37 keeps running in their virtual semi-last.
The 23-year-old, who is viewed as one of the best quick bowlers in world cricket will tingle raise the stakes against India in the huge last. Mustafizur was not part of the Bangladesh group that lost to India in the 2016 Asia Glass last and will need to make a major commitment as the Bangla Tigers eye their lady Asia Container title.
In the event that Bangladesh has Mustafizur, India have Jasprit Bumrah. The 24-year-old who can bowl yorkers freely could be one of India’s most strong weapons in the last against Bangladesh. The third most elevated wicket-taker in the competition this time, with 7 wickets in 3 matches; Bumrah ought to be back in the playing XI subsequent to being refreshed for the match versus Afghanistan.
Rohit will look to Bumrah to go away the keeps running also, aside from hitting with the new ball. The youthful quick bowler has an outstanding economy rate of 3.37; having given away 89 keeps running in 26.2 overs he has knocked down some pins up until this point.