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Afghanistan will enter the Super Four stage with confidence after having won both their group matches.
Rashid with Gulbadin Naib added 97 runs in the final 10 overs with a flurry of boundaries which undid all the earlier good work by the Bangladeshi bowlers.
India's injury woes compounded as Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur join Hardik Pandya in Asia Cup pull-out list
Deepak Chahar has replaced Pandya in the squad, Ravindra Jadeja will come in for Axar, while Siddharth Kaul will be flown in as reinforcement for Shardul, the BCCI confirmed on Thursday.
On whether the absence of regular captain Virat Kohli is an opportunity for players like him, as suggested by former skipper Kapil Dev, Jadhav said the observation is not completely off the mark.
Pakistan made a disastrous start, losing two wickets for three runs before getting all out for 162. India chased down the modest target in 29 overs for a thumping win on Wednesday.
For India, the worry will be the team combination as Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the tournament owing to back spasms.
Pandya not taking further part in the tournament was expected after he was stretchered off the field during the group league encounter against Pakistan on Wednesday.
The legendary opener has always been very touchy about how players treat their jerseys and caps as he learnt a lesson from his maternal uncle Madhav Mantri.
The skipper said that he told the bowlers not to panic during the 82-run tand between Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik.
After a wake-up call against Hong Kong, the Pakistan match was a near perfect performance for Indian bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav and Jasprit Bumrah.
Kedar Jadhav, making a comeback to the national team, bowled with control to return with exceptional figures of 3 for 23 in 9 overs to break the backbone of the Pakistani batting order.
India made two changes in the playing eleven, bringing in Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya for Shardul Thakur and Khaleel Ahmed.
The last time the two arch-rivals played what is always an emotionally charged fixture -- the final of the Champions Trophy last year -- Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs.
Dhawan scored 127 against Hong Kong on Tuesday night as India won by 26 runs to make a winning start in the tournament.
Sparks generally fly when India take on Pakistan at cricket, and Wednesday's Asia Cup clash in Dubai will be an emotionally charged fixture as always.