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06th-Apr-2014

It's not just self-belief but the belief in each other: Dhoni

By Agency

India will be chasing a historic treble when they face Sri Lanka in Sunday's World Twenty20 final in Dhaka.
Victory would make them the first team to hold all three world one-day titles.
MS Dhoni's side lifted the 50-over World Cup in 2011 and won the Champions Trophy last year.
"It's not just the self-belief but the belief in each other that is crucial," said India captain Dhoni, whose team are the only unbeaten side in the tournament.
India are favourites to add another trophy to their collection, particularly against a Sri Lanka team who have struggled to deliver in previous world finals.
Sri Lanka lost 50-over World Cup finals in 2007 and 2011, and the World Twenty20 finals of 2009 and 2012.
However, former Kent coach Paul Farbrace, who now coaches Sri Lanka, believes last month's Asia Cup success, when they beat holders Pakistan in the final, is a turning point for them.
"We've done really well in most competitions and got to finals," he said.
"That's where teams want to be. We had a big win here in the Asia Cup a few weeks ago where we beat India pretty convincingly, and also beat Pakistan twice.
"T20 is about whoever turns up on that particular day. Form goes out of the window."
Sri Lanka, whose veterans Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will retire from international Twenty20 cricket after the final, eased past defending champions West Indies with a 27-run win by the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-hit semi-final.
India kept on course for the treble with Virat Kohli smashing an unbeaten 72 off 44 balls as India chased down South Africa's challenging 172-4 in their semi-final.
Kohli is the tournament's leading scorer with 242 runs from five games, while Jayawardene is Sri Lanka's top scorer with 134 runs.
"There is a good feeling around the team, but we have to make a fresh start in the final," said Kohli.
"Sri Lanka are never a team to take lightly."