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  • India vs Pakistan live score update

    Pakistan and India renew rivalry today

    The clash between India and Pakistan is considered the most popular fixture in the international cricket calendar.

  • Stokes charged with bringing cricket into disrepute

    Ben Stokes and Alex Hales have been charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board following a late-night street brawl last year.

  • Sri Lanka national cricket team

    Media calls Sri Lanka ‘flop of Asia’

    Sri Lankan newspapers and fans lambasted the national cricket team Tuesday after the former champions were dumped out of the Asia Cup by up-and-coming Afghanistan. Sri Lanka, who now have lost 30 of their 40 matches since January 2017, had lost to Bangladesh by 137 runs in Dubai on Saturday at the opening match of the tournament.

  • Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

    Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Former Captain Mohammad Ashraful

    A case of curious selection

    It came as a surprise when selectors included former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful in the High Performance (HP) squad for a four-day game to be played at the Sheikh Abu Naser stadium in Khulna. The game will start from tomorrow and the squad will be split into two teams – Red team and Green Team.

  • 'Need to be at our best to beat India'

    A comprehensive win over Hong Kong is a perfect start but Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed says his team will have to raise the game by several notches to outwit arch-rivals India in the much-awaited Asia Cup clash on Wednesday.

  • India vs Pakistan live score update

    A bit nervous: Rohit

    Rohit Sharma is all set to lead India for the first time in a major international tournament at the Asia Cup 2018, and on the eve of the match, he said he was “a bit nervous, but very excited”.

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal

    A lesson for management too

    After Bangladesh lost the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle by a big margin in March 2017, they famously came back in the next Test to seal a rare away win in their 100th Test match. The players then revealed that they had instituted a policy of holding a players-only team meeting on the eve of each match so that they can talk through problems and find solutions on their own.

  • Momentum a false front

    With the 137-run win in Saturday's Asia Cup opener that skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza had so desired in the lead-up to that match has cast a spell of optimism over Bangladesh's chances in the coveted regional competition. Momentum is the buzz word in Bangladesh cricket, and it is believed that the team needs to start well to do well.

  • Asia Cup: Sri Lanka dumped out

    Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi yesterday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup.