Asia Cup 2018 – Asia Cup 2018 Scheudule and fixtures has been announced. Inaugural match of Asia Cup will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on 15th September and Final clash of tournament will take place on 28 September.
Six Number of total teams will feature in Asia Cup 2018. Teams have been divided into 2 Groups of 3 Teams Each. Group A consists of India Pakistan and The Qualifier while in Group B there will be Sri Lanka Bangladesh & Afghanistan. Top two Teams from Each Group will Qualify for The semifnals and winners of semifinals will play on 28 September for Tital Clash.
Qualifiers of the tournament will be played between UAE, Singapore, Oman, Nepal, Malaysia and Hong Kong. Top Team of Qualifiers will remain with India & Pakistan in Group A.
Clash Between India & Pakistan will place on 19 September. India will play a match against qualifier Nation on 18th September so there will be no rest for Indian Team Between Two Matches
Full Schedule of Asia Cup 2018 (India, Pak, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)
15 September – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Dubai)
16 September – Pakistan vs Qualifier (Dubai)
17 September – Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi)
18 September – India vs Qualifier (Dubai)
19 September – India vs Pakistan (Dubai)
20 September – Bangladesh vs Afghanistan (Abu Dhabi)
21 September – Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up (Dubai)
21 September – Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)
23 September – Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up (Dubai)
23 September – Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)
25 September – Group A Winner vs Group B Winner (Dubai)
26 September – Group A Runner-up vs Group B Runner-up (Abu Dhabi)
28 September – Asia Cup 2018 Final (Dubai)
Tournament was Originally Scheduled to be hosted by India But Due to Political tensions between India & Pakistan PCB has requested ACC to move tournament out of India. After BCCI approval India has agreed to host Asia Cup in UAE.