The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the Indian Women team for the upcoming Asia Cup tournament and the Twenty20 International series against West Indies Women.
Former Pakistan cricketer Azhar Mahmood, who was the bowling coach for the national team in the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 tournaments has lamented the players' attitude towards the game which led to their downfall.
A solid knock of 60 runs from Shikhar Dhawan and a fluent 28-ball 41 from Virat Kohli set up India's chase of 121 runs before MS Dhoni finished the rain-curtailed 15-over game in style to seal an eight-wicket win against Bangladesh in the final of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur and secure their sixth title.
Crucial knocks from Sharjeel Khan, Sarfraz Ahmed and Umar Akmal saw Pakistan chase down Sri Lanka’s total of 151 runs in 19.2 overs with six wickets in hand in the 10th match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
After restricting United Arab Emirates to 81 for nine in 20 overs, India made short work of the target by chasing it down in 10.1 overs, securing a massive nine wicket victory in the ninth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
The International Cricket Council has reprimanded Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for hitting the stumps at the striker's end after being dismissed in the game against Pakistan in the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Bangladesh progressed into the final of the 2016 Asia Cup, riding on a patient knock from Soumya Sarkar and unbeaten cameos from Mahmudullah and Mashrafe Mortaza as they chased down a target of 130 runs in 19.1 overs to complete a five-wicket win in the eighth match of the tournament in Mirpur.
Riding on the back of a flamboyant fifty from Virat Kohli and a boundary studded cameo from Yuvraj Singh, India chased down Sri Lanka's target of 139 runs in 19.2 overs to secure a five-wicket in the seventh match of the 2016 Asia Cup which helped them secure a place in the final of the tournament.
After a triple strike by Amjad Javed early in the innings, Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal hit fluent fifties and shared an unbeaten 114-run partnership to rescue Pakistan and secure a seven-wicket win over the United Arab Emirates in the sixth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
A stern 49 scored by Virat Kohli helped India chase down 84 in 15.3 overs with five wickets in hand after the Indian bowlers restricted Pakistan to their second lowest score in T20Is in the fourth game of the Asia Cup in Mirpur.
An all-round effort from Mahmudullah helped his team post a total of 133 runs before Bangladesh rattled United Arab Emirates, bowling them out for 82 runs to secure a 51-run victory in the third match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara shared seven wickets between them to decimate the batting lineup of the United Arab Emirates as Sri Lanka successfully defended a target of 130 runs to claim a 14-run victory in the second match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
A blistering knock of 83 runs from Rohit Sharma and a three-wicket haul from Ashish Nehra helped India defeat Bangladesh by 45 runs after restricting the hosts to 121 for seven in a chase of 167 runs in the first match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Sri Lanka's World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga admits he's not the biggest fan of Twenty20 cricket, but he reckons his 1996 World Cup side would have been pretty handy at the shortest format of the game.