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    Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan coach slams batters after heavy loss to India, says we batted ‘outside’ our roles

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has blamed his team’s batsmen for the heavy loss against India in an Asia Cup match, saying they could not handle the pressure and played well “outside” of their roles. Pakistan made a disastrous start, losing two wickets for three runs before getting all out for 162. India chased down the modest target in 29 overs for a thumping win on Wednesday.

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: Kedar Jadhav reveals stunning secret behind his wicket-taking art

    Dubai: Part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav has a knack of picking up crucial wickets and the Indian batsman attributes his golden touch to not bowling much in the nets. Jadhav, who has made a comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury, made a compelling contribution of three wickets in the Asia Cup clash against Pakistan on Wednesday, picking up three wickets with his deceptive side-arm action.

  • India will take revenge of Champions Trophy defeat by winning Asia Cup 2018: BCCI President CK Khanna

    New Delhi: Few hours after India thrashed Pakistan in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president CK Khanna on Wednesday expressed optimism that the Men in Blue will take revenge of their defeat at the Champions Trophy final in England last year by winning the ongoing tournament. Talking to ANI, Khanna praised stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma and his team for clinching

  • Asia Cup 2018: Rohit Sharma hails bowlers post crushing win over Pakistan

    Dubai : After notching up a convincing eight-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, India’s stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday heaped praises on his bowlers for not allowing the opposition to gain an upper hand during their Group A fixture at the Dubai International Stadium.

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

    Dubai: A strong bowling performance followed by some power-packed batting saw India thrash arch rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a paltry 162. Bhuvneshwar returned figures of 3/15 while Jadhav got 3/23.

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: Watch Gautam Gambhir takes on Pakistan media, wins debate with an epic reply

    Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir slams Pakistan media with a savage reply on a TV show. The anchor asked Gambhir that how the team feels going to face Pakistan after getting defeated by England in the Test series. In reply to the Pakistani journalist, Gambhir said, it is a different thing to win against Zimbabwe and losing to England. He further says, even India A can beat Zimbabwe.

  • India vs Pakistan: Just before Asia Cup clash, PCB tries trolling India on Twitter, makes a spelling mistake, gets trolled; read tweets

    Before today’s match Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) posted an ICC video on their official twitter handle which showed Pakistan team with the trophy of Champions trophy. Clearly PCB did this to boost the morale of their team, But PCB did a very big mistake which gave a big chance to Indian fans to express their views.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Watch MS Dhoni’s little fan’s reaction after former Indian captain gets out on 0 against Hong Kong

    After a very long time, we saw former Indian captain MS Dhoni playing an international game and many fans had great expectations of him on his comeback. However, he disappointed his fans by getting out on duck after facing just three balls. Fans were shocked and disappointed when they saw Dhoni leave the pitch. Among the fans there was one kid who seemed very upset after Dhoni’s dismissal.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Younis Khan recalls how Rahul Dravid’s advice helped him in his career

    India and Pakistan may be rivals, but Indian and Pakistani cricketers are really good friends. Recently, former Pakistani cricketer, Younis Khan revealed how players from both the teams spoke to each other in the past. Speaking to India Today, he revealed that one should not hesitate in taking guidance from the former players. He gave an example of how an advice given by former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid helped him in his

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    That missing feeling! What it felt like to witness an Indo-Pak clash in the ’90s

    Over the years, the build up to Indo-Pak clashes have evoked nostalgia and profound memories. Somehow, that seems to be missing this time round.

    So, it’s time for the big India-Pakistan clash again, this time at the 2018 Asia Cup. For starters, the expectations are not high from India, the No. 1 Test team that lost 4-1 in England. Different format? Well, then expect worse after

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018: Day after Hong Kong scare, bigger challenge awaits India

    Dubai: India Pakistan rivalry set resume once again on Wednesday as the two neighbouring countries lock horns in Dubai during their Asia Cup Group ‘A’ match. Both the nations are facing each other for the first time after playing their last match in the Champions Trophy at The Oval in June last year where Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in the final to win the title. The two teams also playing against

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    Asia Cup 2018: Was batting well, wasn’t getting runs, says Shikhar Dhawan

    Dubai: Runs weren’t exactly flowing from his bat before the hundred in the Asia Cup opener against Hong Kong, but Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan claims that he was never out of form. Dhawan scored 127 against Hong Kong on Tuesday night as India won by 26 runs to make a winning start in the tournament. “It wasn’t a question of form, I was batting well but wasn’t getting runs. Great to get runs also,” the

  • Knock yourselves out! Sania Mirza ‘signs out’ of social media ahead of India-Pakistan Asia Cup 2018 clash

    India tennis ace Sania Mirza has opted out to sign out social media ahead of India vs Pakistan clash in the ongoing Asia Cup. Sania, married to Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik, has been soft target to social media trolls and hence the tennis player has decided to sign out of all social media platforms. Sania on Twitter wrote, “Soo less than 24hrs to go for this match, safe to sign out of

  • Asia Cup 2018: How Tendulkar’s biggest fan will watch Indo-Pak clash thanks to Pakistani ‘Chacha’

    India and Pakistan will once against clash in an epic encounter at Asia Cup in Dubai. Fans are gearing themselves for the stellar game between these two arch-rivals who will face each other after the ICC Champions Trophy. And before the start of the game, we have witnessed a heart-warming tale of friendship between India and Pakistan. Sudhir Gautam, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and face of Indian

  • India vs Pakistan Asia Cup 2018 Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    The stage is set for the high-voltage game between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in Asia Cup 2018. The two teams will face each other for the first time after ICC Champions Trophy final in England where the Men in Green beat India to lift the trophy. Both the teams defeated Hong Kong to register a win each. However, India struggled with the ball while Pakistan registered a comprehensive victory and will draw