- BATSMENRB4s6sSRlbw b Amarnath21351060.00b Sharma16350045.71b Srikkanth66692195.65lbw b Arshad Ayub696330109.52not out493250153.12c Amarnath b Kapil Dev191901100.00b Kapil Dev16181088.88not out2100200.00Extras13 (lb 9, nb 3, w 1)TOTAL271/6 (45 Overs, RR: 6.02)Fall of wickets: 1-35 (DSBP Kuruppu), 2-52 (RS Mahanama), 3-178 (MAR Samarasekera), 4-184 (PA de Silva), 5-216 (LRD Mendis), 6-269 (JR Ratnayeke)
- BATSMENRB4s6sSRc Mahanama b Ranatunga42544077.77c †Kuruppu b Ranatunga50553090.90run out31342191.17c Wijegunawardene b de Silva342421141.66lbw b Wijegunawardene7130053.84c Madurasinghe b Ratnayeke34381289.47c Ratnayeke b Wijegunawardene680075.00run out9700128.57c Tillakaratne b Wijegunawardene282620107.69c de Silva b Wijegunawardene7600116.66not out1100100.00Extras5 (lb 1, nb 1, w 3)TOTAL254 all out (44 Overs, RR: 5.77)Fall of wickets: 1-89 (K Srikkanth), 2-96 (NS Sidhu), 3-146 (M Amarnath), 4-166 (N Kapil Dev), 5-167 (DB Vengsarkar), 6-182 (KS More), 7-195 (Arshad Ayub), 8-224 (M Azharuddin), 9-252 (Maninder Singh), 10-254 (SK Sharma)
Slow surfaces, large boundaries, sapping heat and low totals were a deviation from the quotidian ODI run-fest
The stand-in captain told the players before the Asia Cup to perform as if they were playing domestic cricket. He said it was "to ensure there's no insecurity within"
The Bangladesh captain rued another batting collapse and gave credit to his bowlers for performing well throughout the tournament
Rohit Sharma became the fifth captain to lead India to an Asia Cup title
Right through the Asia Cup, Bangladesh's middle order had made up for their misfiring top order. In the final, the roles were reversed