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Asia Cup 2012 : News

Bangladesh almost famous

Pacer Aizaz Cheema holds his nerve in the final over as Pakistan defeat home heroes by two runs. Nilankur Das reports.Scorecard

Indian squad leaves for Asia Cup

The Indian squad, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left here by a morning flight to Bangladesh capital Dhaka to take part in the four-nation 11th Asia Cup starting on Sunday.

Success only balm for India's woes

It was here that India kicked off their World Cup-winning campaign. A year later, four Asian Test-playing nations have converged to decide on the continent's No 1 side. Nilankur Das reports. Asia Cup schedule | Reckoner

Asia Cup has all ingredients to be a thrilling contest: Akram

India might be completely down and out after their dismal show in the recently-concluded tour of Australia but former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that MS Dhoni and Co would still start as favourites in the Asia Cup, starting today in Mirpur.

Sehwag needs to change the way he deals with his career : Akram

"It will be interesting to see an Indian team without Virender Sehwag. He is too good a batsman to be ignored. If he is short on fitness, then it is another thing, but Sehwag remains a dangerous customer on sub-continental conditions," said Akram.

Shakib's heroics go in vain as Pakistan beat Bangladesh

For now, Bangladesh will have to wait for their second victory over Pakistan. The only time they had upset their fancied opponents was in a World Cup match in 1999. Nilankur Das reports. Scoreboard

India get a feel of home conditions again

At the Indian training session, all eyes were mainly on three players - Sachin Tendulkar, and the two new faces Yusuf Pathan, coming back to the one-day squad after the tour of the West Indies last year, and Ashok Dinda, returning after a dazzling domestic season. Nilankur Das reports.

Bruised India eyeing redemption through Asia Cup

Desperate to restore their battered reputation after the recent debacle in Australia, title holders India would be hoping for a positive start to their campaign in the Asia Cup cricket tournament when they take on Sri Lanka in Mirpur tomorrow.

India is capable of bouncing back: Srikkanth

The disastrous tour of Australia not withstanding, Indian cricket team was capable of bouncing back in the ongoing Asia Cup, feels Selection Committee Chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth.

Bangladesh no to Pak tour without ICC nod

Bangladesh's tour of Pakistan hit a roadblock on Tuesday after the Bangladesh Board president Mustafa Kamal threw the ball back into ICC's court. Nilankur Das reports.

Looking to find their feet once again

Every match Sachin Tendulkar has played since scoring his 99th international century, which he got against South Africa in the World Cup, people world over have been waiting for the special one. Nilankur Das reports. They meet again... | Reckoner

Delhi boys sink Lankan ship

At one point it looked like India's woes would be given an extended run. Even 304 looked gettable when Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne were settling down after Mahela Jayawardene's blistering start. Nilankur Das reports. Scorecard

Sri Lanka's Mathews ruled out of Asia Cup

Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews has been ruled out of the Asia Cup one-day tournament duo to a calf injury, skipper Mahela Jayawardene told a news conference today.

Fatigued, but no choice for Sri Lanka players

Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene appeared a touch resigned when he broke the news that all-rounder Angelo Mathews won't recover from injury and was flying home on Wednesday evening. Nilankur Das reports. Reckoner

Pakistan pack off Lanka from Asia Cup

Pakistan are virtually through to the final of the Asia Cup after a bonus point victory over Sri Lanka on Thursday, by chasing a modest total, skipper Misbah-ul Haq and Umar Akmal stitching together a 152-run partnership after a jittery start.Nilankur Das reports. Scorecard
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