Kitply Cup 2008

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Lopsided series does little to sway critics

Jun 15, 2008: Does one-day cricket have a future, especially after the smashing success of the Indian Premier League and the chests of cash Allen Stanford is ploughing into the Twenty20 format?

George Binoy in Dhaka

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

A little too late for Dhoni

Jun 14, 2008: Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the result could have been different had India kept a couple of wickets in hand

George Binoy in Mirpur

Plays of the day

Younis gets off the mark

Jun 14, 2008: The Plays of the day of the Kitply Cup final between India and Pakistan

George Binoy in Mirpur

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Different methods, similar outcomes

Jun 14, 2008: The methodical approach of Salman Khan and Younis Khan gave India no footholds from which they could climb back into the game

George Binoy in Mirpur

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Butt and Younis inspire Pakistan to title

Jun 14, 2008: Salman Butt and Younis Khan inspired a downcast bunch to brave the odds and hand Pakistan their first multi-nation title for more than five years

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

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Scrutiny increases on Malik and Lawson

Jun 14, 2008: Ahead of what has suddenly turned into a critical final, for Pakistan at least, the pressure on Shoaib Malik and Geoff Lawson has been cranked up by the PCB even further

Osman Samiuddin

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

India confident of executing final plans

Jun 13, 2008: There were concerns over a team coming right out of the IPL, but India have made the transition from Twenty20 to 50-over matches with two clinical victories

George Binoy in Mirpur

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Under-pressure Lawson talks tough

Jun 13, 2008: If the attitude of Geoff Lawson, the coach, on the eve of the final was any indication, Pakistan are charged up and ready to prove they can beat any team

George Binoy in Mirpur

India v Pakistan, final, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

India start as firm favourites

Jun 13, 2008: Pakistan have usually fared better than India in ODI finals between these traditional rivals but India are firm favourites going into Saturday's encounter

The Preview by Siddarth Ravindran

Pakistan's embarrassing defeat

Talat Ali plays down Ashraf remarks

Jun 13, 2008: Talat Ali, the Pakistan team manager, has played down the PCB chairman Nasim Ashraf's remarks to the management

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v India, 3rd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Dhoni draws confidence from Gambhir

Jun 12, 2008: For the second time in the Kitply Cup, India's openers laid the platform for victory with an aggressive partnership

George Binoy in Mirpur

Bangladesh v India, 3rd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Balancing flair with care

Jun 12, 2008: The challenge for Bangladesh is to achieve an optimum mixture between longevity and aggression and to be able to execute contingency plans in case the innings should falter

George Binoy in Mirpur

Bangladesh v India, 3rd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Free runs, three cheers, and a ten-ball over

Jun 12, 2008: George Binoy presents the Play of the day for the match between India and Bangladesh

George Binoy in Mirpur

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PCB sacks World Cup organising committee official

Jun 12, 2008: The Pakistan board has sacked Saleem Altaf, the chief executive officer of the World Cup organising committee, shortly after the leaking of an email from Nasim Ashraf

ESPNcricinfo staff

Bangladesh v India, 3rd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Gambhir century takes India to easy win

Jun 12, 2008: A fifth ODI century for Gautam Gambhir and another quickfire fifty from Virender Sehwag extended India's domination in the Kitply Cup

The Bulletin by Mathew Varghese

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Ashraf blasts Pakistan for 'embarrassing loss'

Jun 12, 2008: Nasim Ashraf, the chairman of the PCB, has criticised the Pakistan side after their embarrassing 140-run loss to India on Tuesday

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No rest any time soon for Dhoni

Jun 11, 2008: The final of the Kitply Cup is almost certainly going to be India v someone else, unless India crash to defeat by an inconceivable margin of more than 218 runs against Bangladesh on Thursday

George Binoy in Dhaka

Bangladesh v India, 3rd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

Bangladesh look to upset red-hot India

Jun 11, 2008: Bangladesh, who are yet to win a match against significant opposition since last year's World Cup, now have the unenviable task of beating an in-form India to avoid elimination

Siddarth Ravindran

Plays of the day

Family ties and reality bites

Jun 10, 2008: George Binoy presents the Plays of the day from the match between India and Pakistan in Mirpur

George Binoy in Mirpur

India v Pakistan, 2nd match, Kitply Cup, Mirpur

India rout Pakistan by 140 runs

Jun 10, 2008: India showed how the hectic pace of Twenty20 cricket could be replicated in ODIs, pounding 330 on a sluggish pitch before their bowlers rounded off a thumping win in their opening match of the tournament

The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan
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Tournament Results
India v Pakistan at Dhaka - Jun 14, 2008
Pakistan won by 25 runs
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Jun 12, 2008
India won by 7 wickets (with 89 balls remaining)
India v Pakistan at Dhaka - Jun 10, 2008
India won by 140 runs
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka - Jun 8, 2008
Pakistan won by 70 runs
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