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581dThe Bulletin by Dileep Premachandran

Mendis spins Sri Lanka to title triumph

Sanath Jayasuriya smashed another superb century before Ajantha Mendis, the mystery spinner still classed as a slow-medium bowler, bamboozled a highly rated batting line-up to finish with astonishing figures of 6 for 13

581dOsman Samiuddin in Karachi

Mendis' challenge begins now

The mystery is now out in the open and every batsman is out to solve it. The real challenge for Ajantha Mendis, of uncertain categorisation, to maintain that secrecy, begins now

581dSidharth Monga in Karachi

The old hand shows how it's done

A great knock is one that can be seen independent of the situation, irrespective of the result, yet one that contributes to the team cause. Some times a great knock looks effortless compared to batsmen. Jayasuirya, today, satisfied all the above criteria

581dCricinfo staff

A veteran and a rookie steal the show

Sri Lanka equalled India's mark of four Asia Cup wins with their 100-run triumph in the final in Karachi. A few statistical highlights from the game

581dSidharth Monga in Karachi

We never had a reply for Mendis - Dhoni

Dhoni was mesmerised even at the press-conference. For every question demanding explanations for the defeat, he the same answer: Mendis

India 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st36G GambhirV Sehwag
2nd40V SehwagSK Raina
3rd0Yuvraj SinghSK Raina
4th17MS DhoniSK Raina
5th4MS DhoniRG Sharma
6th38MS DhoniRV Uthappa
7th19MS DhoniIK Pathan
8th0MS DhoniRP Singh
9th6MS DhoniPP Ojha
10th13PP OjhaI Sharma