Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hardly wasted any time to finalise a series against Sri Lanka, after the West Indian players decided to call off their tour against India mid-way of the ODI series.
Going through a purple patch, Indian batsman Virat Kohli was on Sunday named Player of the Tournament for amassing 319 runs in the ICC World T20, which concluded here with Sri Lanka lifting their maiden international title in this format.
English woman cricketer Danielle Wyatt may not have dazzled fans with her on-field antics, but she definitely set the micro-blogging site Twitter abuzz when she proposed marriage to India`s top batsman Virat Kohli recently.
In sublime form through the tournament, India would be aiming to become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title for a second time but a gutsy Sri Lanka stands in the way in what promises to an exciting summit clash between the subcontinental rivals here tomorrow.
Their battered pride regained after snapping an eight-ODI winless streak, five-time champions India will look to build a winning momentum when they take on Sri Lanka in what could by their first real test in the Asia Cup here tomorrow.