Watch! Top Asia Cup Moments

Bangladesh

The Asia Cup is a two-week blitz of cricket on the sub-continent, and while the 2016 edition will be a T20 format, it's been all ODIs in the past, with a number of superb efforts showcased.

Here are a few memorable performances from over the years.

Hosts almost have it

Bangladesh reached the final in 2012, against Pakistan, and it was a close encounter, and one that nearly saw the hosts claim the title. Pakistan won the game by two runs, thanks to a thrilling final over.

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Amazing Afridi – 2010

Shahid Afridi scored two tons in the 2010 edition,. but his 124 off just 60 balls against Bangladesh was the highlight. Boom Boom, indeed.

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Amazing Afridi, again – 2014

Pakistan needed 10 runs off the final over against India, with two wickets in hand. Ravi Ashwin got a wicket with the first ball, bringing Junaid Khan to face strike. He got a single, so Shahid Afridi needed nine runs off four balls. No worries.

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Mushfiqur stuns India

Bangladesh veteran Mushfiqur Rahim scored 117 runs against India in the 2014 edition, taking his side to 279 for seven. It was a cracking innings against a superior bowling attack. Unfortunately for him, Virat Kohli also had a ton up his sleeve and India won by six wickets.

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Mendis makes hay against India

Sri Lanka spinner Ajantha Mendis was the reason his side won the 2008 final against India, taking an incredible 6 for 13.

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