Asia Cup

Tamim Iqbal Out Of Asia Cup

Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of the upcoming Asia Cup due to a neck injury and will be replaced by Imrul Kayes.
23 February 2014

Injured Dhoni Out Of Asia Cup

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been ruled out of the Asia Cup in Bangladesh due to a side strain and will be replaced in the squad by Dinesh Karthik.
20 February 2014

Jayawardene Back For Asia Cup, ICC WT20

Sri Lanka have included experienced batsman Mahela Jayawardene in their squads for the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 2014, both of which will be held in Bangladesh.
17 February 2014

Moin Khan Appointed Pakistan Coach

Former wicket-keeper and captain Moin Khan has been appointed as Pakistan's head coach for the Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 tournaments.
12 February 2014

India Drop Ishant, Call Up Pujara

India have left fast bowler Ishant Sharma out of both their Asia Cup and ICC World Twenty20 2014 squads and called up Cheteshwar Pujara to their One-Day International squad.
11 February 2014

Asia Cup 2014 Fixtures & Venues Confirmed

The fixtures and venues for the five-team Asia Cup 2014, which will be held in Bangladesh, have been confirmed by the Asian Cricket Council.
16 January 2014

Afghanistan To Compete In 2014 Asia Cup

The 2014 Asia Cup will be held in Bangladesh from 25th February and for the first time, Afghanistan will join Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the One-Day International tournament.
4 January 2014

Pakistan Win By Two Runs To Clinch Asia Cup Title

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.
22 March 2012

Bangladesh Qualify For Asia Cup Final By Beating Sri Lanka

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.
20 March 2012

Superb Kohli Keeps India's Asia Cup Hopes Alive

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.
18 March 2012

Bangladesh Clinch Victory Despite Tendulkar's Century

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.
16 March 2012

Special Place In History For Tendulkar - Haroon Lorgat

International Cricket Council Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has congratulated Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar after he reached his 100th international century. He scored 114 against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, ending a wait of more than a year to move off of century number 99. The knock was also his 49th ODI century.
16 March 2012

Tendulkar Reaches Landmark 100th International Century

Sachin Tendulkar has ended a year-long hunt for his 100th international century by reaching three figures against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup. His 49th century in One-Day Internationals came in the 44th over of his side's effort, batting first against the tournament hosts in Mirpur.
16 March 2012

Misbah And Akmal Guide Pakistan To Victory

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.
15 March 2012

Angelo Mathews Ruled Out Of Asia Cup With Calf Injury

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.
15 March 2012

India Lay Down Asia Cup Marker With 50-Run Win

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.
13 March 2012

Pakistan Fined For Slow Over-Rate Against Bangladesh

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.
12 March 2012

Pakistan Win Asia Cup Opener Over Bangladesh

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.
11 March 2012

Jamshed And Sarfraz In Pakistan Asia Cup Squad

Pakistan have named their 14-man squad for the Asia Cup, which begins on 11th March in Bangladesh as they bid to win the title for the first time since 2000. Misbah-ul-Haq has been retained as captain and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has handed recalls to opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed.
5 March 2012

Bangladesh Name Asia Cup Squad

Asia Cup hosts Bangladesh have named a 13-man squad, which will continue to be captained by wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim. The squad was originally named without a captain or vice-captain but the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided against making any leadership changes.
5 March 2012


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