Schedule for the upcoming Asia Cup has been announced and the mega India-Pakistan clash is set to take place on August 28 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both the teams have been placed in Group A and are favourites to win the tournament.
Earlier, it was confirmed that Asia Cup will be hosted by Sri Lanka in the UAE following the economic crisis in the island nation.
UAE, Kuwait, Singapore and Hong Kong will play a qualifying round with the winner joining India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the main tournament.
The main tournament will feature six teams divided into two groups. India, Pakistan and the qualifier are in Group A while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan form Group B. Each team plays within the group once.
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“The wait is finally over as the battle for Asian supremacy commences on 27th August with the all-important final on 11th September. The 15th edition of the Asia Cup will serve as ideal preparation ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup,” tweeted Jay Shah, the secretary of BCCI.
The top two teams qualify for the Super 4 round where the teams play against each other in league format again before the final where the top two would feature.