Dynamic Duo Ariful Islam and Maruf Mridha Lead Bangladesh to Victory, Securing Spot in Final with 4-Wicket Win Over India

Dynamic Duo Ariful Islam and Maruf Mridha Lead Bangladesh to Victory, Securing Spot in Final with 4-Wicket Win Over India

Bangladesh has secured a spot in the final of the U19 Asia Cup 2023 after a thrilling victory over India in the semi-final. In a remarkable turn of events, the UAE emerged victorious in their semi-final clash against Pakistan, triumphing by 11 runs. Bangladesh is now set to face off against the UAE in the tournament’s final at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

India was bowled out for 188 in 42.4 overs, with Musheer Khan and Murugan Abhishek displaying commendable performances. However, Bangladesh’s Maruf Mridha emerged as the standout bowler, claiming 4 wickets for 41 runs in his 10 overs. Ariful Islam and Ahrar Amin then formed a remarkable partnership of 138 runs for the fourth wicket, ultimately leading Bangladesh to victory with 7.1 overs to spare.

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