The Asian Cricket Council has rejected Bangladesh plea of reviewing the last over of the Asia Cup final against Pakistan.
Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore on Sunday expressed satisfaction over his team's performance during their winning Asia Cup campaign, saying it would have been the icing on the cake to beat arch-rivals India.
Pakistan's cricket board on Sunday expressed disappointment with Bangladesh for considering appealing an incident in the last over of the Asia Cup final which they believe cost them the match.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has said it will complain to the Asian Cricket Council about an incident in the final over of Bangladesh's chase in the Asia Cup final against Pakistan.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Saturday said his side has shed the tag of an unpredictable team after winning the Asia Cup in Bangladesh.
Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on Saturday apologised for hitting a fan at Karachi airport, saying he lost his temper when he saw his little daughter getting almost trampled by enthusiastic autograph seekers.
Pakistan's flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi paid rich tributes to Bangladesh, which lost by just two runs to his team in the Asia Cup finals, saying the minnows were as good as the mighty Australians in the clash.
Pakistan clinched only their second Asia Cup title in Dhaka on Thursday, sending delirious fans pouring onto the streets in major cities to celebrate, though some missed the action on the field because of power cuts.
Still disappointed at missing a final against arch-rival India, Pakistan fans had nothing but praise for Bangladesh's performance in a thrilling Asia Cup cricket final.
Bangladesh, the country, is weeping. Not to forget the 11 brave men who nearly pulled off a momentous win over Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup here yesterday. After the game, scores of despairing spectators refused to leave the ground.
Police arrested six bookies involved in betting on the Bangladesh vs Pakistan Asia Cup final, a spokesman said.
Despite losing the Asia Cup cricket final to Pakistan by two runs, Bangladesh managed to win several hearts with their lion-hearted performances in the series with former players heaping lavish praise on the Tigers.
They came agonisingly close to clinching their first Asia Cup title before losing to Pakistan by just two runs and Bangladesh skipper said it was the dismissals of Tamim Iqbal and Shakib-Al-Hasan that proved to be the turning point of the title clash.
The statistical highlights from the Asia Cup final between Bangladesh and Pakistan at Dhaka.
Pakistan regained the Asia Cup title after a gap of 12 years as they pulled off a nail-biting two run victory against Bangladesh who came agonisingly close to a historic triumph but ran out of steam in the dying moments here on Thursday.
Pakistan batsman Younis Khan said that Bangladesh deserved a spot in the Asia Cup final just before the showdown between the two nations..
History beckons Bangladesh as they aim to rise above the minnows tag and notch up their biggest title since arriving on the international scene when they take on an unpredictable Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup here on Thursday.
Just when the world thought Indian, Australian and English players are the only ones who connect withr fans through Facebook and Twitter, a new breed of players are taking the world of web by storm. Bangladesh players are doing overtime on the net after making it to the final of Asia Cup.