The Asia Cup in Bangladesh actually turned out to be a rather interesting two weeks, with four Test-playing sides and Afghanistan providing oodles of entertainment, some surprises, and some exciting individual efforts.
Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup final by five wickets in Dhaka on Saturday, beating Pakistan with nearly four overs to spare thanks to a fine century from Lahiru Thirimanne as they reached the 261 required.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has played down suggestions that his team would be below par in Saturday's Asia Cup final due to the amount of injuries in his squad.
Pakistan veteran Abdur Rehman endured a moment of infamy in the Asia Cup this week, when recorded figures of 0-0-8-0, bowling three waist-high full tosses before being removed from the attack.
Captain Misbah-ul-Haq basked in the fine form of batsman Shahid Afridi, as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by three wickets in Tuesday's crucial Asia Cup clash at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka.
@shaunswindon - so you know for a fact that Flower will eventually go back to South Africa, and Duncan Fletcher also - gee what inside knowledge you have. Just for the record I haven't seen Alan Lamb,...Have Your Say