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Warm hosts need to up heat

Bangladesh want to impress as the World T20 host; they can start by winning games

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ICC World T20: Pitching for next-big-thing

Nature of Bangladesh’s wickets will play a key role in deciding champions of ICC World Twenty20.

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The narrowing field

Cricket today is closing the spaces for new ways of imagining our better selves.

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Disappointment that we couldn’t win final, but the morale very good: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan pulled off stunning run chases against India and Bangladesh, but lost the lopsided final to Sri Lanka.

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Cup still half empty for Sri Lanka

The Asia Cup title was the first the islanders had won since 2008 in a tournament involving more than three teams.

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Virat Kohli reclaims number one ODI batting ranking

Kohli’s Asia Cup tournament aggregate of 189 runs in three innings earned him 12 ratings points.

Alam unrecognisable after batting makeover

Alam was picked against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup only because Sharjeel Khan was recovering from a leg injury.

‘It was a tough call to leave Mendis out’

Sri Lanka were runners-up in the 2007 and 2011 50-over World Cups as well as in the World Twenty20 in 2009 and 2012.

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Lanka break final jinx

Malinga five-for, Thirimanne ton guide team to their first major win since the Asia Cup in 2008.

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Asia Cup 2014: Lahiru Thirimanne ton, Lasith Malinga fifer take Sri Lanka to title

Sri Lanka regained the Asia Cup trophy with a comfortable five-wicket victory over defending champions Pakistan.

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Asia Cup 2014: Doubt before the bout

Shahid Afridi uncertain for Saturday’s final against Sri Lanka as Pakistan suffer from injury issues.

I don’t think, therefore I am, says Afridi

The 2015 World Cup is a big affair for me and my team. As long as I’m fit, I will continue.

I’m not concerned about him (Afridi), and I’m sure Pak aren’t worried about me: Malinga

Strike bowler Lasith Malinga started the Asia Cup on a grand note, taking five wickets against Pakistan to guide Sri Lanka to a win the opener.

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Asia Cup 2014: Down the unbeaten track

The target was never going to pose a threat to Sri Lanka despite the fact that Bangladesh bowlers kept it tight.

RohitSharmaAPT

Asia Cup 2014: ‘We wanted to maintain continuity ahead of World T20’

The management was criticised for not playing Pujara, Ishwar Pandey and Varun Aaron in the dead rubber.

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