Mirpur: Pakistan regained the Asia Cup title after a gap of 12 years as they pulled off a nail-biting two run victory against Bangladesh who came agonisingly close to a historic triumph but ran out of steam in the dying moments here on Thursday.
Mirpur: History beckons Bangladesh as they aim to rise above the minnows tag and notch up their biggest title since arriving on the international scene when they take on an unpredictable Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup here tomorrow.
Mirpur: Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim on Tuesday, termed Bangladesh's maiden entry into the final of the Asia Cup as one of their "biggest achievements" and was confident that the team would do one better and cross the last "hurdle".
Pakistan's former cricketers have reacted sharply to reports that the Indian team had questioned Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, saying it is a ploy to "upset" the offspinner's rhythm. Meanwhile, ICC has given a clean chit to the world’s top offspinner
The 7th Annual Tamchon Football tournament, a 15-day carnival of football and cultural extravaganza, was inaugurated on November 16 at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi. A total of 16 teams from different North-Eastern States participated in the tournament to promote peace, friendship and unity among the youth of the country.
Playing against Anand was great challenge: Carlsen's father
Newly-crowned World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen's father, Henrik Carlsen praised Viswanathan Anand and said that Carlsen has learnt a lot from Anand. Magnus Carlsen became the world champion as Game 10 of the Chess Championship ended in a draw, at Chennai.