Asia Cup

Pakistan players need to play for the team and not for themselves - Mahmood

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.
8 April 2016
 

PCB dismisses national selection committee

The Pakistan Cricket Board has dismissed the national selection committee headed by Haroon Rasheed after the Pakistan team’s poor show in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
5 April 2016

Shikhar Dhawan fifty sets up India's sixth Asia Cup title

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.
6 March 2016

Disciplined batting effort help Pakistan to consolation victory

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.
4 March 2016

Pakistan's performance was painful to watch - Shahryar Khan

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan stated that it was a painful experience to see Pakistan underperform in the 2016 Asia Cup where they have failed to qualify for the final.
4 March 2016

UAE capitulate as India register massive win

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.
3 March 2016

ICC reprimands Shakib Al Hasan for on-field conduct

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.
3 March 2016

Bangladesh hold nerve to defeat Pakistan and cruise into Asia Cup final

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.
2 March 2016

Kohli, Yuvraj rattle Sri Lanka as India storm into Asia Cup final

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.
1 March 2016

Mustafizur Rahman to miss rest of Asia Cup due to side strain

Bangladesh have been dealt a blow to their campaign in the 2016 Asia Cup as their leading fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament with a side strain.
1 March 2016

Fifties from Malik, Akmal rescue Pakistan after Javed scare

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.
29 February 2016

Sabbir's 80 sets up convincing win for Bangladesh

A flamboyant knock of 80 by Sabbir Rahman helped Bangladesh defeat Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the fifth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
28 February 2016

Virat Kohli lands 30 percent fine for showing dissent

Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 30 percent of his match fee for showing dissent against the decision of the on-field umpire during the Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan on Saturday.
28 February 2016

Bowlers, Kohli flatten Pakistan on seaming track

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.
27 February 2016

All-round effort from Mahmudullah sinks UAE

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.
26 February 2016

Malinga, Kulasekara rattle UAE after Chandimal fifty sets up Sri Lanka victory

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.
25 February 2016

Rohit, Nehra set up easy win for India in Asia Cup opener

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.
24 February 2016

Saeed Ajmal joins Ten Sports for Asia Cup 2016

The International Cricketers Association are proud to announce that Saeed Ajmal has joined Ten Sports for the Asia Cup 2016, which is being played in Bangladesh.
24 February 2016

T20 is entertainment, Test cricket is education - Arjuna Ranatunga

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.
23 February 2016

Sami, Sharjeel added to Pakistan squad for Asia Cup, ICC World T20

The Pakistan selectors have called up Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Sami to replace the injured Babar Azam and Rumman Raees for the 2016 Asia Cup and the upcoming ICC World Twenty tournaments.
23 February 2016