Asia Cup 2016

Dhawan, Kohli Help India Lift Asia Cup Title

Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli

A dominant India thrashed Bangladesh by eight wickets in the rain-curtailed final of Asia Cup T20 at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Sunday to become tournament’s champion for the sixth time. In a game that was reduced to 15-overs per side due to persistent rain before the start, India won the toss and elected to bowl first. Mahmudullah top-scored for …

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Pakistan End Asia Cup campaign with Six-Wicket Win over Sri Lanka

Umar Akmal

An all-round Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the last league match of Asia Cup T20 at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Friday. Umar Akmal hit 48 off 37 balls while skipper continued his fine form with a 27-ball 38 as Pakistan chased down a 151-run target with four balls to spare. It was an inconsequential match for …

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Dominant India Thrash UAE by Nine Wickets

Yuvraj SIngh

A dominant India thrashed United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in their last league match of Asia Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Thursday to finish at the top of the points table. India had already booked a place in tournament’s final after winning their first three games against Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. They will take on hosts …

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Bangladesh Seals Berth in Final with Nerve-Racking Win

Bangladesh

A clinical Bangladesh sealed a berth in the final of Asia Cup T20 with a thrilling five-wicket win over Pakistan at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday. Soumya Sarkar scored run-a-ball 48 while Mahmudullah made 22 not out as Pakistan chased down a 132-run target with five balls to spare. Earlier, Pakistan were reduced to 28-4 after electing …

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Kohli Puts India in Asia Cup Final

virat kohli

Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten half-century as India booked a place in the final of Asia Cup 2016 with a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. Kohli (56 not out) put on 54 runs with Suresh Raina (25) for the third and 51 with Yuvraj Singh (35) as India recovered after losing openers …

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Pakistan vs Bangladesh Asia Cup Match 8 Preview

Bangladesh vs Pakistan

The eighth match of Asia Cup T20 will be played between Pakistan and Bangladesh at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday. Bangladesh have won two of their three games in the competition so far, and a win will assure them a place in the top two and a berth in the final. They come in this crucial encounter …

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Shoaib, Akmal Set up Seven-Wicket Win for Pakistan

Umar Akmal

 Shoaib Malik and Umar Akmal struck unbeaten half-centuries Pakistan defeated the United Arab Emirates by seven wickets in the sixth match of Asia Cup T20 at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. Malik (63 off 49 not out) and Akmal (50 off 46 not out) shared an unbroken stand of 114 runs as Pakistan survived top-order jitters to …

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Sabbir Steers Bangladesh to 23-Run Win over Sri Lanka

Sabbir Rahman

Sabbir Rahman hit a blistering half-century as Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Monday to register their second successive win in Asia Cup T20. Rahman struck 80 off 64 balls and added 76 runs with Shakib Al Hasan (32) as the hosts posted 147-7 after electing to bat. In reply, defending …

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Kohli Steers India to Five-Wicket Win over Pakistan

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli scored an enterprising 49 as India beat arch-foes Pakistan by five wickets in a low-scoring match of Asia Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. Kohli added 68 runs with Yuvraj Singh (14 not out) to help India chase down a small 84 run target after paceman Mohammad Amir made early inroads reduce them to 8-3.  Earlier, …

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Pakistan vs India Asia Cup T20 Match 4: Interesting Facts

Pakistan vs India

The fourth match of Asia Cup T20 will be played between arch-foes Pakistan and India at Shere National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. This will be Pakistan’s first game in the tournament while India beat hosts Bangladesh by 45 runs in their first game. Interesting Facts: Here are some facts about this highly-anticipated contest. This will be the seventh T20 …

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