Fast bowlers always bailed the team out of trouble. But in this Asia Cup, we saw the trend reverse
While losing the Asia Cup final was a disappointment, Pakistan could take 'a lot of positives' from the tournament, captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said
Lasith Malinga's five wickets helped Sri Lanka break their finals jinx and beat Pakistan by five wickets in the final of the Asia Cup in Mirpur on Saturday.
Virat Kohli has climbed to the top of the ODI rankings for batsmen and achieved a career-best rating of 886 points after his century against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup
Sri Lanka's selectors have persisted with Lahiru Thirimanne, and in his 62nd ODI, he underlined his top-order potential again, under the pressure of a chase in a final
Misbah-ul-Haq attributed Pakistan's defeat to their bowlers' inability to put pressure on Sri Lanka
Misbah-ul-Haq has had to routinely rescue Pakistan after top-order collapses, but in the Asia Cup Fawad Alam showed the temperament to be a worthy ally
Lahiru Thirimanne drew strength from a place of zen in the Asia Cup final, stroking 101 from 108 to complete a victory that snapped Sri Lanka's finals jinx
A lot of people have commented on Ahmed Shehzad's mild facial resemblance to Virat Kohli, but there's also a bit of Kohli about the way he sets up at the crease
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has said that it will be tough to pick a final XI for the Asia Cup final against Pakistan
India's allrounder Ravindra Jedeja claimed four wickets to help his side to a convincing eight-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Asia Cup encounter on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka's captain, Angelo Mathews, helped his side beat hosts Bangladesh by three wickets on Thursday to remain unbeaten in the group stages of the Asia Cup.
Pakistan have four players trying to be fit for the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka on Saturday
Kumar Sangakkara's form in Bangladesh this season has been sublime. But his record in ODI finals has not
Angelo Mathews has had his share of heartbreak in chases, but lately he has shown a thirst to do whatever it takes to ensure Sri Lanka come out the victors
The Pakistan coaching regime change has coincided with a stunning return to batting form for Shahid Afridi, but while praising the set up Afridi also said he was his own coach
Like Asif Mujtaba before him, Fawad Alam brings to Pakistan a much-needed eye for detail and alertness to opportunity
Afghanistan's first foray into top-flight ODI cricket ended meekly but they will take a lot out of their performance in the Asia Cup
R Ashwin has always looked a better bowler when he has tried to take wickets, as was showcased in the Asia Cup
Shahid Afridi smashed the second-fastest fifty in ODI's and helped Pakistan make the Asia Cup final by beating hosts Bangladesh by three wickets - with one ball remaining - in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Anamul Haque has said that Bangladesh will focus on their own problems, rather than that of that of their opponents, ahead of their final game against Sri Lanka
Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the Indian team management for not experimenting with the XI in the dead rubber against Afghanistan in Mirpur
He frustrates his fans more often than not, but he is also an addiction, one that pulls at the heartstrings
Despite the loss to Pakistan, Bangladesh's batting showed marked improvements and would need to continue if they are to finally win a match in 2014
Stats highlights from the Bangladesh v Pakistan Asia Cup match in Mirpur