Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis had to suffer monetary loss after he resigned from his post in April and did not wait for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to release him from his two-year contract before the tour to England.
Wasim Akram added that Pakistan cricket needed to upgrade and modernise itself as it was 10 years behind other big nations.
Sound that came from Dhoni's bat in Asia Cup is good news for India before ICC WT20: Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar says the "sound" that came off skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's bat during the recent Asia Cup was a reflection of his positive mindset and it was a good news for already "favourites" India in the World Twenty20.
Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh also laid special emphasis on his fitness for retaining his place in the team, especially when competing against youngsters.
The selectors went to work after India lost 0-2 against South Africa in T20s and the changes they have wrought have transformed the side, especially the bowling. The introduction of Ashish Nehra and Jasprit Bumrah has ignited the bowling attack.
Takeaways for India from Asia Cup: Kohli's consistency, Yuvraj's grit and clarity over each player's role
One-trick ponies aren’t going to be enough even in the blink and miss version of cricket. This is where India were clearly head and shoulders ahead of their competition in the Asia Cup
Violent imagery isn't new in sport, stop running around like headless chickens over it
Virat Kohli was all praise for India limited-overs skipper MS Dhoni after the latter's six-ball 20 helped finish the game for India in the Asia Cup final.
The sixth Asia Cup title and Dhoni's fourth multi-national tournament win ensured India's warm-up to the ICC World T20 has been near-flawless.
Bangladesh's effort on the field left a lot to be desired but they will take heart from Asia Cup campaign
In the end, home conditions ironically seemed to conspire against Bangladesh. First the rain shortened the game, thus stacking the odds even more in favour of India’s power-based batting.
Exactly eight months after his cricketing epitaph was written by all and sundry following a series loss to Bangladesh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni took a jibe at his detractors saying that "freedom of expression" in India is used liberally by people when it comes to having an opinion on cricket.
As India lifted the Asia Cup trophy without losing a single match in the tournament, skipper MS Dhoni said they were well on track for the World Twenty20, beginning in two days time.
'Return of Dhoni's powerful finishing': Twitter reacts to India's thumping Asia Cup win over Bangladesh
India thrashed Bangladesh in thumping style with eight wickets and seven balls to spare, lifting the Asia Cup for the sixth time in the tournament's history.
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza is dejected that his team was not able to gift the cricket crazy home fans a victory which would have been "huge" for them but at the same time wants to quickly shrug off the disappointment ahead of their ICC World T20 campaign.
ndia clinched the Asia Cup trophy for a record sixth time after beating hosts Bangladesh by eight wickets, riding on Shikhar Dhawan's scintillating 44- ball-60 in a rain-truncated final
India clinched the Asia Cup trophy for a record sixth time after beating hosts Bangladesh by eight wickets, riding on Shikhar Dhawan's scintillating 44- ball-60 in a rain-truncated final.
When the morphed image of Taskin-Dhoni -- exactly replicating a beheading replete with rage -- popped up on my FB screen, my first reaction was one of nausea and anger.
Unstoppable so far with clinical performances, a formidable India will square off against a passionate and sprightly Bangladesh in their quest for continental supremacy in the final of the Asia Cup Twenty20
Live scores and updates of Asia Cup final between India and Bangladesh.