Micromax Asia cup of 13th Edition is been scheduled to kick off from 24th February 2016 with the opening match of India vs Bangladesh at Dhaka. In this Tournament Total 5 national cricket team of Asia are took part which are India, Pakistan, Sri lanka, Bangladesh and Qualifier team of UAE Which is top team of Asia cup Qualifier. Bangladesh is host this 13th Edition of Asia cup 2016 while Sri lanka is the Defending champions of this tournament.
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As per Schedule of Asia cup T20 2016 total 11 Matches played in this Competition. Before this season all 12 competition are played on ODI format. This is the first time Asia cup tournament will be in 20-20 over format. Asia cup 2016 final match is schedule to played on 6th March on the same venue of Sher-E-Bangla Stadium. Check out below the list of Team who is the strong contenders to win this Micromax Asia cup 2016.
Teams Who are favorites to Win 2016 Asia cup T20 tournament
The Men in Blue Who are currently in prime form and its one of the top contenders to win this tournament. In the captaincy of MS Dhoni Team are getting too many milestone and also won the biggest event. As per news Mahi are not 100% fit as Parthiv comes in as a back up so they are leading the team india if they are hundred percent fit for the first game against bangladesh on 24 february. Team have too many big name who are also scoring run in the last few matches like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina will be key players of team India for Asia cup 2016.
India team obviously concern for their bowling as we seen in the death over they give too many run so if bowlers are perform as per plan and give quick wickets in initial overs and regular interval surely India will be favorites to win this Asia cup tournament 2016. Team have great spinners in the squad like Ashwin and Jadeja who are capable to turn the match within few times. While In the pace attack Experience Ashish Nehra along with New comers Jasprit Bumrah surely done well in the past and team want great performance from this bowlers in the Asia cup tournament.
Team India squad for 2016 Asia cup
MS Dhoni (C), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Parthiv Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Pawan Negi.
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Whenever Bangladesh playing in the home are looking always strong. We already seen last few series where Bangladesh team are won couple of series against top cricketing nations team. They are playing Asia cup in Home grounds so that will full of advantage for them. Bangladesh team have some of the match winner players in the squad like Captain Mashrafe
Mortaza, Great all rounder of Shakib Al Hasan who are always performing well in the recent matches. Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Wicket Keeping Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Young and successful bowler Mustafizur Rahman will be key for bangladesh team. If they won First Match against India then their confidence surely will be high So Bangladesh team also will be favorites to win this tournament if their main players are perform good.
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Team Bangladesh squad for 2016 Asia cup
Mashrafe Mortaza, Abu Hider, Arafat Sunny, Mohammad Mithun, Nurul Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Taskin Ahmed, Tamim Iqbal, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman
Men in Green Pakistan are well in favorites to Grab the trophy of Micromax Asia cup as most of pakistan players of this squad are currently come on this tournament by playing HBL Pakistan super league So that will surely help to Shahid Afridi. Strength of the Pakistan team of their bowling line up of Mohammad Amir, Sami and Irfan along with all rounder Wahab Riaz which are capable to destroy the any batting line up off the world. While if seen the Batting line up of the team then its been depending only on few batsman like Hafeez, Akmal, Malik and Youngster Sharjeel Khan If they are perform well then pakistan surely be in top of
this Asia cup competition.
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Team Pakistan squad for 2016 Asia cup
Shahid Afridi (C), Mohammed Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Sami, Imad Wasim, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Irfan, Khalid Latif, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Nawaz, Khurram Manzoor, Sharjeel Khan.
Winners of 2014 Asia cup Tournament (Defending champions) Srilanka are currently Struggling because they are not fill up the gap of the two legend players of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara who are provide many times consistency score for the team. So Sri lanka team are definately miss this duo. Just one of the advantage for this team is their main pace bowlers and captain Lasith Malinga returning to team as they recently not playing few matches because of injury. Along with them all rounder Mathews also comeback in the sri lankan side.
In batting department they want some good scores from the Dickwella, Kapugedera, Dilshan, Chandimal and Shehan Jayasuriya while In bowling Malinga, Kulasekara, Herath and Senanayake will the crucial bowlers for team Srilanka. If they want to win this tournament they have to perform well in both area with bat and bowl.
Team Sri Lanka squad for 2016 Asia cup
Lasith Malinga (C), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Chamara Kapugedera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dushmantha Chameera, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara, Jeffrey Vandersay.
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