Final was Terrific
Its about the cricket which was thrilling match Skipper Rohit Sharma was in the middle of a rough patch ever since the turn of the year. But the 30-year-old ensured his side got off to a brilliant start in the first 6 overs. He was at his vintage best, spanking some elegant boundaries dancing down the track against the spinners.
With 34 runs needed in 2 overs, Dinesh Karthik walked in to play the innings of his life. He smashes a six, four and a six off the first three balls he faced, clobbering 22 runs in the penultimate over against Robel Hossain who had been their most economical bowler till that point. Soumya Sarkar did a good job in the final over and brought the equation down to 5 runs in one ball. But against all the odds, Karthik smashed a six over covers to gift India a famous win at Colombo.
The Tigers got off to a good start with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das striking a few boundaries. But their joy was short-lived as both players walked back in quick succession. One of the best players of the tournament, Washington Sundar got the first breakthrough by removing Liton. Chahal was handed the ball in the powerplay and he struck big, scalping Tamim