Otago Volts continued with their brilliant team work in the second qualifying game as they defeated their strong opponents, Kandurata Maroons by a big margin.
A scintillating batting by Kumar Sangakkara followed by the deadly bowling of the Sri Lankan bowlers bulldozed South Africa with a huge margin in the 1st ODI.
Sri Lanka crushed India due to a superb partnership of 213 runs between the centurions Upul Tharanga and Mahela Jayawardene supported by an excellent bowling.
The captain of Sri Lanka, Mahela Jayawardene, hailed the batting performance of the visiting Indians in the ongoing series after the home side lost the 4th ODI.
Virat Kohli once again destroyed the bowling of Sri Lanka by thrashing a ton in the fourth ODI and Suresh Raina assisted him well as India won the encounter.
The strong batting line up of India was exposed by the quality fast bowling of Sri Lanka as the latter won the 2nd ODI easily and levelled the series at 1-1.
Bangladesh rattled Sri Lanka by five wickets and qualified for the final of the Asia Cup 2012 as India had to pack their bags directing towards home.
Pakistan outplayed Sri Lanka in every department of the game while beating them by six wickets and confirmed their berth in the final of the Asia Cup 2012.
The devoted Captain of Sri Lankan, Mahela Jayawardene has blamed the top order who let them down in the third final of the Commonwealth Bank Series against Australia which they lost by a narrow margin of 16 runs.
Clint McKay delivered a baleful bowling display by grabbing five wickets against Sri Lanka in the 3rd and decisive final of the Commonwealth Bank Series which Australia clinched by 16 runs.