West Indies v Pakistan

Winner - Sri Lanka

Lahiru Thirimanne's hundred took Sri Lanka to the Asia Cup title against Pakistan in Mirpur
Lahiru Thirimanne's hundred took Sri Lanka to the Asia Cup title against Pakistan in Mirpur © AFP


    The power of the unremarkable

Fawad Alam brings to Pakistan a much-needed eye for detail and alertness to opportunity, writes Osman Samiuddin

    A bus with a view

Picture diary: Our correspondent makes good use of the many hours he spends sitting on the bus in traffic jams while travelling from Dhaka to Fatullah

    A Pakistani sort of hero

Osman Samiuddin: Enlightenment and order take a walk when Shahid Afridi delivers the rare performance that brings the country together like nothing else can

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The contagious madness of Shahid Afridi

Hassan Cheema: He frustrates his fans more often than not, but he also pulls at their heartstrings, and can be very addictive

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Sri Lanka 4 4 0 0 0 17 +0.773
Pakistan 4 3 1 0 0 13 +0.349
India 4 2 2 0 0 9 +0.450
Afghanistan 4 1 3 0 0 4 -1.278
Bangladesh 4 0 4 0 0 0 -0.259


Asia Cup, 2013/14 (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka in Bangladesh ODIs)

One-Day Internationals

Quote Unquote

Shahid Afridi explains his strategy during his unbeaten 18-ball 34 that put India on the brink of elimination from the Asia Cup

Thisara Perera hoists the Asia Cup into the air on an open-top bus
© Associated Press
Kumar Sangakkara with the Sri Lankan sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage
Angelo Mathews at the reception for the Sri Lanka team to mark their Asia Cup victory
The Sri Lanka team on an open-top bus to celebrate their Asia Cup triumph
© Associated Press
Lahiru Thirimanne celebrates his third ODI hundred
The Sri Lankans celebrate their victory


Tournament Results
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 8, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Afghanistan v India at Dhaka - Mar 5, 2014
India won by 8 wickets (with 106 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 4, 2014
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Afghanistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 129 runs
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