Pakistan went into the clash against Bangladesh low on confidence. Their batting going into the tournament was particularly poor. But, on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, they came to the party, and demonstrated that Bangladesh still have some work to do before they can claim superiority over their big brothers in international cricket
After all the hullabaloo over security concerns, Pakistan are finally in India, to do what they were supposed to in the initially -- play cricket. Even before they have stepped on to the field, Pakistan have been hit by controversy.
Bangladesh were always going to be favourites in the knockout clash against Oman on Sunday. But, having shocked Ireland in a previous qualifying encounter, Oman would have had faint hopes of pulling off another upset
Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli featured in an impressive partnership of 94 as India lifted the Asia Cup for the sixth time with an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in a rail-curtailed at Mirpur on Sunday
India and Bangladesh have never met in the Asia Cup final. The last time Bangladesh made it to the final a few years back, they narrowly missed out on winning the trophy against Pakistan in a pulsating final