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Coronavirus Outbreak: Decision to hold Asia Cup T20 deferred by Asian Cricket Council; Sri Lanka offers to host event
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Decision to hold Asia Cup T20 deferred by Asian Cricket Council; Sri Lanka offers to host event

The Asia Cup is scheduled in September and while it is Pakistan Cricket Board's turn to host, it will be shifted to another country, if it happens.

India vs Bangladesh Report Card: Kedar Jadhav, Liton Das ace after sensational Asia Cup final; Mushfiqur Rahim comes a cropper
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India vs Bangladesh Report Card: Kedar Jadhav, Liton Das ace after sensational Asia Cup final; Mushfiqur Rahim comes a cropper

In an anti-climactic end for Bangladesh, India managed to eke out a win from a near-impossible situation with their lower-order batsmen holding strong under pressure. Here's our report card from the Asia Cup final:

Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan’s abject showing at continental tournament leaves them with more questions than answers
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Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan’s abject showing at continental tournament leaves them with more questions than answers

From being one of the favourites to lift the Asia Cup trophy in 2018, to fading away as also-rans in a space of a few games, Pakistan’s fortunes have fluctuated in the ongoing tournament. And how!

Asia Cup 2018: Marred by injuries, India take on fatigued Bangladesh still reeling from shock defeat to Afghanistan
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Asia Cup 2018: Marred by injuries, India take on fatigued Bangladesh still reeling from shock defeat to Afghanistan

Coming into this Super Four game, both India and Bangladesh have their own issues to sort out. We take a look at those:

Asia Cup 2018: Plucky Hong Kong bow out in typical style to renew struggle with cash-strapped board, uncertain future
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Asia Cup 2018: Plucky Hong Kong bow out in typical style to renew struggle with cash-strapped board, uncertain future

Hong Kong face a long road back to the top, and their next turn on the global stage may be years off yet, but the task of holding this young team together must surely have been made easier after the fight they showed against India.

India vs Pakistan: Under-pressure Men in Blue will face acid test against resurgent Sarfraz Ahmed and Co
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India vs Pakistan: Under-pressure Men in Blue will face acid test against resurgent Sarfraz Ahmed and Co

Technically, it is an inconsequential match. Thanks to India's hard-earned 26-run triumph over Hong Kong, both Pakistan and the Men in Blue are through to the next round. But can any India-Pakistan clash be insignificant ever?

Asia Cup 2018: India’s narrow win over Hong Kong should act as a wake-up call before Pakistan encounter
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Asia Cup 2018: India’s narrow win over Hong Kong should act as a wake-up call before Pakistan encounter

A 26-run victory against Hong Kong, a team which doesn’t even have ODI status, should be considered as a disappointing day in the office for India.

Asia Cup 2018: India start continental tournament with humidity, Hong Kong and Pakistan in mind
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Asia Cup 2018: India start continental tournament with humidity, Hong Kong and Pakistan in mind

UAE brings its own set of challenges, with energy sapping humidity in the afternoon. 40 degrees Celsius is the norm. The stifling humidity will be a bigger factor, given that India will play back-to-back matches.

Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma-led India keen to impress in Hong Kong dress rehearsal ahead of Pakistan test
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Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma-led India keen to impress in Hong Kong dress rehearsal ahead of Pakistan test

India would look for a decent, all-round practice against Hong Kong, besides getting their middle-order combination in place ahead of the big match against Pakistan the next day.