Asia Cup 2022

Asia Cup 2022

Djokovic crushes De Minaur to fire warning at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic demolished Alex de Minaur for the loss of just five games to sweep into a 13th Australian Open quarter-final and send an ominous warning Monday, showing few signs of his troublesome hamstring.

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Commentator Dokic hits out at 'fat-shaming' trolls at Australian Open

Player-turned commentator Jelena Dokic lashed out Monday at the "disgusting" body-shaming she has endured online while working at the Australian Open.

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Nadal slumps to second-straight defeat in United Cup

World number two Rafael Nadal slumped to a second-straight defeat at the United Cup Monday in a setback to his Australian Open preparations, but Stefanos Tsitsipas and Iga Swiatek were both on song.

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Historic female-inclusive Asia Cup commences today

The much-awaited Women’s Asia Cup, played in the 20-over format since 2012, returns with its eighth edition in Sylhet as the curtain-raiser sees defending champions Bangladesh take on Thailand at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium Ground 2 (SICS Outer) today from Bangladesh Standard Time 9:00 am.

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Saqlain backs Babar and Rizwan after Asia Cup loss

Pakistan coach Saqlain Mushtaq defended his team's Twenty20 playing style after losing Sunday's Asia Cup final, saying they were on the right track for next month's T20 World Cup.

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Five talking points from Asia Cup

Dasun Shanaka's Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs in Dubai on Sunday to clinch their sixth Asia Cup.

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‘As a unit we are doing fantastically well’

Bhanuka Rajapaksa on Sunday said Sri Lanka's cricket has proved a point to the world with their sixth Asia Cup title after his unbeaten 71 set up a commanding 23-run win over Pakistan.

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Shanaka dedicates Asia Cup win to crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Skipper Dasun Shanaka on Sunday called the Asia Cup triumph a "real turnaround" for Sri Lankan cricket ahead of the T20 World Cup and dedicated the win to the crisis-hit nation.

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‘Sri Lanka deserved to be champions’

'It was a team effort,' a very proud Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood said after his side's Asia Cup triumph on Sunday.

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Sri Lanka outclass Pakistan to win Asia Cup

Sri Lanka won their sixth Asia Cup title as the Dasun Shanaka-led side handed a 23-run defeat to Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup in Dubai tonight.  

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Rajapaksa's unbeaten 71 lifts Sri Lanka

Bhanuka Rajapaksa smashed an unbeaten 71 to guide Sri Lanka to 170-6 after Pakistan's Haris Rauf rattled the opposition with early wickets in the Asia Cup final on Sunday.

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Order meets chaos

As the five-time Asia Cup champions Sri Lanka are set to battle it out against two-time winners Pakistan in the final of the continental tournament’s 15th edition in Dubai tonight at 8:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time, the task of picking the favourites on paper becomes virtually impossible.

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Lankans' dynamism their biggest weapon

Sri Lanka exude confidence at the moment, having secured four back-to-back victories that begun with the win over Bangladesh. They geared for the final with a win in the dead-rubber Super Four stage game against Pakistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the final. Their plans have been like clockwork, especially with the bat.

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Unpredictable Pakistan meet wily SL

In Dubai, the centre-stage for the Pakistan-Sri Lanka final today, there was no intense media activity with both teams having opted to stay within their hotel, foregoing practice sessions and media conference.

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Bangladesh's Masudur to officiate in Asia Cup final

Bangladeshi umpire Masudur Rahman Mukul will be conducting the Aisa Cup final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Sunday as one of the two on-field umpires.

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High hopes for underdogs Sri Lanka in Asia Cup final

Sri Lanka are poised for an unlikely Asia Cup victory over favourites Pakistan in Sunday's final after a giant-slaying streak through the tournament despite troubles at home.

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SL down Pak in final’s dress rehearsal

Spinner Wanindu Hasaranga led Sri Lanka’s bowling charge to set up a comfortable five-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday in their dress rehearsal for the Asia Cup final.

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Finishers’ impact grows as final beckons

When it comes to death-over bowling, the 2022 Asia Cup has seen pretty sub-par performances from a few bowlers. Pakistan’s Harris Rauf and India’s Arshdeep Singh have been the most reliable names in the tournament, but in general, runs have been leaked and the biggest boost it has given is to batters who played the role of finisher in the T20 event.

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