Bangladesh book Asia Cup final spot against India

Bangladesh cricket captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza (C) and Mohammad Mahmudullah (L) celebrate the win against Pakistan during the Asia Cup T20 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on March 2, 2016

Bangladesh have advanced to the final of the Asia Cup Twenty20, beating Pakistan by 5 wickets in Mirpur. Electing to bat first, Pakistan recovered from 28-4 to post 129-7, with Sarfraz Ahmed scoring an unbeaten 58 and Shoaib Malik hitting 41. Hosts Bangladesh reached a winning total of 131-5, with five balls remaining. Man of the match Soumya Sarkar scored a run-a-ball 48. Bangladesh will now face India in Sunday’s final.

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