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India’s Asia Cup 2014 Report Card

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After two disastrous tours to South Africa and New Zealand, India came back to the sub-continent to put an improved show in the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Asia Cup 2014. However, the team managed to beat only Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

India first began with a six-wicket win over Bangladesh on February 26. They then lost by a narrow two-wicket margin against Sri Lanka on February 28.

Then in an eagerly-awaited clash against Pakistan on March 2, India lost by one wicket. India then beat Afghanistan by eight wickets in an inconsequential match on March 5.

Here’s looking at the 13 men, who were supposed to put an improved show.

(The story was first published in DNA)

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Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

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Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

India tour of England 2014

Aug 7, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Manchester

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Aug 9, 2014 (13:30 IST)   at Harare

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Jul 24, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 100 runs

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014  at Bulawayo

Afghanistan won by 2 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

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Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

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