Times of India – NEW DELHI: Former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad believes that Pakistan will have to raise their game against Bangladesh on Wednesday to book their Asia Cup final clash against India.

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  • NEW DELHI: Former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad believes that Pakistan will have to raise their game against Bangladesh on Wednesday to book their Asia Cup final clash against India.
  • Having pulled off a last-over win against Afghanistan on Sunday night, Bangladesh, who lost the 2012 final at home to Pakistan, will have to play brave cricket to earn themselves a shot against Rohit Sharma ‘s team.
  • Given both the teams’ inconsistency in the tournament, I’ll still hand Pakistan an edge over Bangladesh.
  • With their backs to the wall, Bangladesh did well to hold their nerve to pull off a three-run win against Afghanistan and that should give them the added motivation to go all out against Pakistan,” Prasad added.
  • His primary job is to attack with the new ball and on that count he has been far from successful in this event,” Prasad opined.Prasad also asked Mashrafe Mortaza to add some zing in his bowling to inspire Bangladesh.


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