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Asia Cup 2018: Super Four Points Table
Bangladesh are staring at the bottom of the barrel after losing opener Tamim Iqbal to injury and two back-to-back defeats -- to Afghanistan in the group stage and then India in the Super Four. They are currently bottom of the table as things stand. The Tigers face Afghanistan in a do-or-die Super Four clash today and we look at the possible scenarios and equations which will keep them in the tournament. As we will see, the Tigers will also be dependent upon results of the other match between India and Pakistan. Bangladesh win, Pakistan win If Bangladesh and Pakistan both win, then Bangladesh will remain alive in the tournament and will have to beat Pakistan in their final Super Four match on 26th September to make the final. However net run rates will come into play in such a scenario. Bangladesh win, India win If India manages to beat Pakistan like they did in the group stage while the Tigers win their match against Afghanistan, then they will be able to keep their hopes of staying alive in the tournament. Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan, Pakistan win against India In such a scenario, the Tigers are out of the tournament. Pakistan will have two wins if they beat India today while Bangladesh will remain bottom without any wins. Even a win in their last Super Four match against Pakistan will not make a difference. Either Afghanistan or India will join Pakistan on two victories and make it to the final. Bangladesh lose, India win Even if Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan today, they can remain in the tournament if India win against Pakistan today. India then will have two wins while Pakistan will have one. Bangladesh will have to win against Pakistan in their last Super Four match while India beat Afghanistan. In such a scenario, India will have three wins while the other three teams will have one win each and it will come down to net run-rate to decide which of those three teams make the final alongside India
Mashrafe disappointed with Super Four schedule| Asia Cup Schedule Changed!
Bangladesh chief Mashrafe Mortaza tore into the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) for their starting late released devices for the Super Four leg of the Asia Cup, which has Bangladesh playing successive matches. The ACC released the date-book for the Super Four stage, starting Friday, paying little respect to two get-together matches remaining, and the gatherings contending at the most elevated purpose of Group An and Group B uncertain. As indicated by the timetable, it was A1 versus B2 and A2 versus B1 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi separately. The Super Four's reconsidered plan, that was accounted for after Hong Kong's negligible adversity to India, will have the last will at present play each one of their matches in Dubai, paying little regard to the following gatherings' circumstances in their individual get-togethers. The ACC acknowledged Afghanistan and Bangladesh finishing at B1 and B2 separately, who are yet to play each other in their social affair coordinate after both beat Sri Lanka. As shown by the Super Four's schedule, India and Pakistan will play Bangladesh and Afghanistan, independently, on Friday to begin the Super Four stage, which leaves Bangladesh, who play Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, to the development to Dubai for Friday's contention against India. "It is amazingly frustrating," Mashrafe said on Wednesday (September 19). "In a general sense what has happened is that we were made the second gathering in Group B even before we played the last game."We came here with a plan. We would play Sri Lanka first and in case we won and played well we would be total supervisors and play the sprinters up of Group A. In any case, at the start of today we heard that we are starting at now Group B sprinters up paying little notice to whether we win or lose tomorrow. So clearly it is disappointing. "It is a widespread match where we are addressing our nation, so clearly it's basic. However, paying little respect to whether you are talking about cluster orchestrate matches or Super Four matches, there are certain rules inside which they work. We are making tracks in a contrary bearing from the rules, so it's disappointing," he said. Right when Pakistan commander Sarfraz Ahmed was asked with respect to whether the arranging was a weight in view of the conveying between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, he expressed: "Yes in all probability [a disadvantage]. Despite whether India loses each one of their entertainments, they will be here. Voyaging is the sort of issue if in the midst of matches you've to the development for 1 and a half hours, by then it's troublesome for you. In this atmosphere in case you travel, and following multi-day in case you've played a game...I trust things should be despite for all gatherings, paying little mind to whether that is India, Pakistan or some other individual. "In case coordinates are played in Abu Dhabi, by then, all gatherings must play a delight or two there. By and by I don't understand what guide ACC have made concerning this," he included.