Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after his run of consistent performances at the top of the order helped his side reach the Asia Cup final.
The left-hander's impressive run of form saw him reach half-centuries in all four of Bangladesh's matches in the tournament before they fell agonisingly short, beaten by two runs in the final by Pakistan.
Pakistan clinched their second Asia Cup title with a hard-fought two-run win over Bangladesh in a fittingly thrilling finale to the tournament in Mirpur.
Needing nine to win from the final over, Bangladesh could only manage six as Aizaz Cheema held his nerve to secure a tight victory for Pakistan.
Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the final group game of the Asia Cup 2012 to secure their place in the final against Pakistan.
Sri Lanka were bowled out for 232 and after Bangladesh were set a target of 212 in 40 overs after a rain break, they reached 212 for five in 37.1 overs.
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Virat Kohli hit a career-best and Asia Cup record score of 183 in 148 balls as India chased down 330 to beat Pakistan in a thrilling encounter which kept their hopes of making the final alive, although should Bangladesh win against Sri Lanka, then their participation in the tournament will end.
Indian batsmen Virat Kohli has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after his remarkable run of strong in the Asia Cup 2012.
He struck 66 as India narrowly lost out to Bangladesh but his Asia Cup record score of 183 in their final group game against Pakistan set up a six-wicket win that kept India in the tournament.
A stunning innings of 183 in 148 balls from Virat Kohli drove India to a six-wicket win over Pakistan that keeps their Asia Cup hopes alive.
Despite conceding 330 in less than 48 overs to cede defeat, Pakistan are at least safe in the knowledge that they will contest the final on 22nd March - when either India or Bangladesh will be their opponents.
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Sachin Tendulkar was unable to celebrate a victory on the occasion of his 100th international century as a superb run chase from Bangladesh threw the Asia Cup 2012 wide open once again.
Tendulkar had scored 114 to help India post 289 for five but his side were defeated thanks to half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal, Jahurul Islam and Nasir Hossain as well as a blistering unbeaten 46 in 25 balls from captain Mushfiqur Rahim.
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Half-centuries from Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal dug Pakistan out of a tricky situation and carried them towards a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup.
Chasing 189 to win, they had slipped to 33 for three in the 13th over but a 152-run partnership between the pair put Pakistan on course for a victory that all but assures them a place in the final.
Sri Lanka will have to make do without the services of key all-rounder Angelo Mathews for the remainder of the Asia Cup after he suffered a calf injury.
He is set to return to Colombo and make a bid to be fit for the England Test series, which begins in Galle on 26th March.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the second game of the Asia cupCup 2012 between India and Sri Lanka. The Asia Cup 2012 is being hosted in Bangladesh.
Twin centuries from Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli laid the foundations for India's 50-run win over Sri Lanka in both sides' opening group game in the Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Gambhir stroked 108 and Kohli 100 as India made their way to 304 for three before bowling Sri Lanka out for 254 in reply.
The Pakistan side has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the opening Asia Cup 2012 match against Bangladesh.
Despite dismissing Bangladesh for 241 in 48.1 overs on their way to a 21-run victory, Pakistan were deemed to be two overs short of its target when time allowances were taken into account.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the opening game in the 2012 Asia Cup between Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Asia Cup 2012 is being hosted in Bangladesh but they did not get off to the start they wanted.
Bangladesh and Pakistan produced a fine game of One-Day International cricket to open the 2012 Asia Cup with Pakistan emerging victorious by 21 runs.
Their score of 262 for eight proved to be enough when Bangladesh were bowled out for 241 in reply.