Asia Cup 2018: Twitter elated as comeback man Ravindra Jadeja picks 4/29; Bangladesh make 173

Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah both picked three wickets each.

Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah both picked three wickets each | AFPIndia and Bangladesh played their first match of the Super Four stage in Dubai. Bangladesh was put into bat by India captain Rohit Sharma, who won the toss and chose to field.

India made one compulsory change in replacing the injured Hardik Pandya with Ravindra Jadeja, who made his ODI comeback after more than a year. Bangladesh innings was marked by unnecessary wickets being gifted to the bowlers.

Jadeja marked his comeback with a brilliant haul of 4/29 and his wickets included Shakib (17), Mushfiqur (21), Mithun (9) and Mosaddek (12). These were all big names and all got a start, but their innings was cut short by the left-arm spinner. Only Mehidy Hasan could score some significant runs in 42.

Jadeja was helped by Bhuvneshwar Kumar who picked 3/32 and Jasprit Bumrah, who picked 3/37. In the end, Bangladesh ended up making 173 runs in 49.1 overs.

The Twitterverse was joyous in seeing Jadeja making such a good comeback and showered him with praises in their tweets.

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By Jatin Sharma - 21 Sep, 2018

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