Asia Cup 2016

How the INDvBAN cricket match led to a hacker war

After the Asia Cup final match a team of hackers calling themselves the Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into more than 15 Bangladeshi websites, including several belonging to the government. Visitors to the sites were greeted with victorious Hindi music, yet more cricket memes and a message: "YOUR CRICKET TEAM IS NOTHING".

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

How the 2016 Asia Cup final sparked cyber warfare

The spat began around March 06, the time of the final of the 2016 Asia Cup between India and Bangladesh. India was favoured to beat the smaller country, but the Bangladesh Tigers have been playing well recently, and were hoping for an upset.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

How the INDvBAN cricket match led to a hacker war

After the Asia Cup final match a team of hackers calling themselves the Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into more than 15 Bangladeshi websites, including several belonging to the government. Visitors to the sites were greeted with victorious Hindi music, yet more cricket memes and a message: "YOUR CRICKET TEAM IS NOTHING".

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

In Mashrafe we trust

Bangladesh's captain Mashrafe Mortaza is the ace up their sleeve, but they have a problem to do with their team culture where mediocrity is rewarded.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Tigers’ test of professionalism today

Barely three days after the overwhelming defeat in the Asia Cup final, Bangladesh find themselves in vastly different conditions for the qualifying match of the ICC T20 World Cup against Netherlands at HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala on March 9, Wednesday.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Mustafizur in doubt for Netherlands match

Bangladesh’s left-arm pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman, who is recovering from a side strain suffered during the Asia Cup is in doubt for the qualifying match against Netherlands on March 9, 2016.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Mustafizur’s first overseas tour

As a crucial member of Bangladesh cricket team during the ICC T20 World Cup in India, Mustafizur Rahman has embarked on his first overseas tour, and is acclimatizing to the environment at Dharamsala where Tigers are due to play their three qualifying matches.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

Bangladesh turn T20 corner

ESPNcricinfo looks back at some of the defining talking points from the Asia Cup 2016 where Bangladesh made the headlines with their improvement in T20 cricket.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Tigers title hopes iced with hot Mahmudullah held back

With a final tournament average of 121.00 at a strike rate of 165.75, Bangladesh may regret sending Mahmudullah in to bat so late in their shortened innings at the Asia Cup final.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Kohli's jig and Tamim's close shave

Much discussed moments of Asia Cup 2016 final between Bangladesh and India at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

India win Asia Cup for the 6th time

India defeat Bangladesh quite comfortably by eight wickets to lift the Asia Cup for the sixth time at Mirpur stadium during a rain-effected final under the lights.