Mid-Day looks at some of the key takeaways that made headlines in the first week of the Asia Cup 2023
Rohit Sharma, Babar Azam (Pic: AFP)
- Pakistan displayed their stunning reserve of talent with bowling and batting
- Jasprit Bumrah’s return after a long injury layoff ensured India had fast bowling options
- Pakistan dominated the proceedings with some early wickets against India
The first week of the Asia Cup is behind us, and it has substantially been a bland commencement to the cricket fever that is about to kick in next month. The tournament’s struggles to gain recognition in the midst of sporadic bilateral contests over the last decade does not go unnoticed. Yet the current edition brings a lot more to the table than one can imagine.