Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 28 Feb 2024 Stats: Five stars of Asia Cup 2014 Like every edition, this year’s Asia Cup also saw a few scintillating performances. Pakistan missed a trick by not promoting Shahid Afridi With Pakistan, you do not quite know what to expect. On their day, they can be mesmerising, thwarting the best in the world and, on other days they can be pathetic, going down to the lowest-ranked team in the world. Asia Cup: Clinical Sri Lanka deserved to win Having won all their league matches, Sri Lanka undoubtedly were the favourites to clinch the Asia Cup title. Thirimanne ton guides SL to title win Sri Lanka defeated defending champions Pakistan to clinch Asia Cup 2014. Lahiru Thirimanne who scored a century in the opening game against Pakistan finished the tournament with a century in the Final as well. Asia Cup final: A clash of contrasting talents Whenever Sri Lanka and Pakistan face-off in a tournament final, it is always a highly interesting scenario considering the variety that the two sides offer Asia Cup 2014 Final: Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Live Scores, Mar 8, 2014 Asia Cup 2014: Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka Final Match at Mirpur, 08 Mar, 2014. Match scheduled to begin at 14:00 local time (08:00 GMT) Appalling to see Pujara and Pandey sitting out against Afghanistan On expected lines, India beat Afghanistan without any trouble in the dead rubber of the Asia Cup. Eliminated India ease to 8-wicket win over Afghans India eased to an 8-wicket win with 17.4 overs to spare against Afghanistan. Ajinkya Rahane got the opportunity to open the batting and he made most of it by scoring a 5th ODI fifty. Shikhar Dhawan helped himself to a 9th ODI fifty.