Asia Cup 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 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.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Mushfiqur Rahim v Suresh Raina

Both Mushfiqur Rahim and Suresh Raina come in at number four and both have the ability to set the tone for their teams.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Taskin Ahmed v Ashish Nehra

Nehra has a combination of new-ball movement at decent pace often results in early wickets, while Taskin is much quicker and has repeatedly provided good bowling starts to the Tigers with his...

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Tamim Iqbal v Rohit Sharma

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal and India opener Rohit Sharma have two very different styles with very similar impacts on their respective teams.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Fan factor in Asia Cup final

India are no strangers to playing in cacophony but playing in front of a raucous, partisan Bangladesh crowd in the Asia Cup final could be an altogether different experience.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Sabbir Rahman v Virat Kohli

Kohli is a proven modern batting maestro, a level that the impressive Sabbir still has a long way to go to achieve

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Long queues for last minute tickets

Cricket fans have been waiting in long queues to collect last minute tickets for the final match of this year’s Cricket Asia Cup at Mirpur stadium in Dhaka this evening.

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Repaying faith, the Mahmudullah way

Mahmudullah seems to have made a smooth transition from a batsman who struggled to express himself in the limited opportunities he received at No. 6 to one who thrives under pressure.