Asia Cup

Parthiv Patel called up as cover after MS Dhoni suffers back spasms

India received an injury scare ahead of the upcoming 2016 Asia Cup after their captain MS Dhoni suffered from a back spasm prompting the selectors to name Parthiv Patel as the backup.
23 February 2016

Afghanistan stay alive with win over Hong Kong

An unbeaten fifty from Najibullah Zadran and a four-wicket haul by Mohammad Nabi helped Afghanistan beat Hong Kong by 66-runs in the fifth match of the Asia Cup qualifying group, keeping their qualification chances alive.
22 February 2016

Mohammad Shahzad fifty steers UAE to second consecutive victory

A fine fifty from Mohammad Shahzad took United Arab Emirates home to a six-wicket win over Hong Kong in the fourth match in the Asia Cup Qualifying Group held in Fatullah.
21 February 2016

Mohammad Shami set to miss Asia Cup

Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami has been ruled out of the 2016 Asia Cup tournament after failing to make a complete recovery from a hamstring injury he sustained in Australia.
20 February 2016

All-round show from Rohan Mustafa gives UAE victory over Afghanistan

An all-round display from Rohan Mustafa gave the United Arab Emirates a 16-run victory over Afghanistan in the first game of the Asia Cup qualifiers in Fatullah.
19 February 2016

Experienced players return for Sri Lanka World T20 campaign

Premier fast bowler Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Angelo Mathews have been named in the Sri Lankan squad for the Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 campaigns which are scheduled to be played in Bangladesh and India respectively.
18 February 2016

Imrul Kayes replaces Tamim Iqbal for Asia Cup

Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal will not take part in the upcoming Asia Cup as he has been granted paternal leave for the birth of his first child and has been replaced in the squad by Imrul Kayes.
15 February 2016

Shami, Negi included in India World T20 squad

The Indian selectors on Friday announced the squad for the Asia Cup and World Twenty20 tournaments with fast bowler Mohammad Shami making a comeback after almost a year.
5 February 2016

India to play Bangladesh in Asia Cup opening fixture

The 2016 Asia Cup will get underway with the first game on 24th February which will be played between India and Bangladesh in Mirpur.
28 January 2016

Bangladesh announce provisional squad for Asia Cup, World Twenty20

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced a 25-man provisional squad for the upcoming Asia Cup tournament as well as the World Twenty20.
24 January 2016

Mr Predictor - Asia Cup, ICC WT20 and more as we preview 2016 - Cricket World TV

We take an early look ahead to some of the major cricket that will be played in 2016 in our final Mr Predictor show of the year, starting with the Asia Cup in Bangladesh and the ICC World T20 in India.
18 December 2015

Afghanistan Are Minnows No More

Writing from Afghanistan, Anthony Pearson says it is time to drop the 'minnows' tag that has so often been associated with the likes of Afghanistan, Ireland and other emerging teams.
18 June 2014

Afghanistan Appoint Peter Anderson As Academy Coach

Afghanistan have appointed Peter Anderson, the Australian former head coach of Papua New Guinea, as their Academy Head Coach.
11 March 2014

Sri Lanka To Support Afghanistan Development

Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) have been signed which will see Sri Lanka support the development of the game in Afghanistan.
9 March 2014

Sri Lanka Win Fifth Asia Cup As Thirimanne And Malinga Star

Lahiru Thirmanne hit his third One-Day International century to lead Sri Lanka to their fifth Asia Cup.
8 March 2014

Hot Spot - Asia Cup 2014 - Pakistan v Sri Lanka Final Preview

John Pennington and Chetan Narula look ahead to the final of the Asia Cup 2014 and review the final three group games.
7 March 2014

Sri Lanka Win Low-Scorer To Maintain Unbeaten Run

The final group game of the Asia Cup 2014 proved to be a low-scoring affair won by Sri Lanka, who beat Bangladesh by three wickets to make it four wins out of four ahead of Saturday's final against Pakistan.
6 March 2014

Indian Spinners Too Hot For Afghanistan

India rounded off their disappointing Asia Cup campaign by thrashing Afghanistan in Mirpur.
5 March 2014

Comment - The Rise Of The Afghans

Debashish Das tracks the history of cricket in Afghanistan and celebrates their incredible rise to playing and beating some of the best sides in the world.
5 March 2014

Pakistan Qualify For Asia Cup Final, India Knocked Out

Shahid Afridi blasted 59 in 25 balls as Pakistan overhauled a target of 327 to beat Bangladesh with a ball remaining and set up an Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
4 March 2014