2012 Asia Cup

  • Asia Cup: Bangladesh aim to upset India March 15, 2012

    Mirpur: Having beaten Sri Lanka comfortably on Tuesday, India now shift focus to hosts Bangladesh for the fourth match of the Asia Cup at Mirpur's Shere Bangla National Stadium on Friday. Considering the looming fixture against Pakistan on Sunday, India will want to wrap up a win over Bangladesh to...
  • A year on, Tendulkar still on 99 tons March 12, 2012

    Exactly a year ago, on March 11, 2011, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 99th international century against South Africa in Nagpur during the World Cup. It wasn’t enough to set up an Indian victory, but it showed viewers the world over that aged 37 and 323 days, he was still a...
  • B'desh chief selector quits over interference March 7, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's chief national selector Akram Khan resigned on Wednesday citing interference in the squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup by the country's cricket board. Bangladesh board president AHM Mustafa Kamal omitted opener Tamim Iqbal, Akram's nephew, reducing the 15-man squad to 14. Tamim, widely regarded as Bangladesh's best batsman,...
  • Pakistan strong contenders for Asia Cup March 7, 2012

    Pakistan are a team which have an element of surprise around them and are known to turn the tide when cornered. A year ago, marred by the infamous spot-fixing scandal, it appeared Pakistan cricket's downfall had started. But their players showed their character and bounced back to script a series...