India vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2016, 1st Match: TV listing, live streaming, squads, date, time, venue
The Men in Blue will not carry happy memories from their last trip to Bangladesh.
New Delhi: The Asia Cup 2016 kicks off with hosts Bangladesh taking on hot favorites India on February 24 in Mirpur.
MS Dhoni's side comes into the high-profile tournament on the back of series wins against Australia and Sri Lanka.
The Men in Blue will not carry happy memories from their last trip to Bangladesh, where they were beaten 2-1 in the ODI series.
The current Bangladesh side is no longer a minnow in home conditions and apart from beating India, has registered series wins over Pakistan and South Africa.
Having failed to cross the final hurdle in the last edition of the tournament, Dhoni and co will be determined to go all the way this time around.
With Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin in prime form, Mashrafe Mortaza and his boys will have to be at their best to get past India on Wednesday.
India: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi.
Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Shakib Al Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Al-Amin Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny, Abu Hider, Nurul Hasan.
Date: February 24, Wednesday
Time: 19:00 IST
Venue: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
TV listing: Star Sports 1,3, HD1 and HD3
Live streaming: Star Sports website, Hotstar