Ukraine's 31st-ranked Alexandr Dolgopolov toppled defending champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5).
“There's a disappointment that we couldn't win the [Asia Cup] final, but the morale of the team is very good.”
West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20.
“In Brazil we had one bad experience. Now the people are afraid of the same thing happening,” Pele said.
He was seen as a brash and arrogant South African but no one can dispute the impact Smith had on the world stage.
“When you started the engine you had to cover your ears. That's history. F1 is moving on,” Lewis Hamilton said.
Pakistan's bowling attack has left the team management much to ponder as the attention now shifts to the World T20.
"I won't be picking up a bat for that country. If am going to play for anyone, it would be the Proteas."
Thirimanne hit a magnificent century to help Sri Lanka thump defending champions Pakistan by five wickets in the final.
Sri Lanka, who will meet Pakistan in Saturday's final, overcame some early hiccups to win by three wickets.
“To me, being consistent is the main thing...through my own style and there is no reason why I should change.”