One of the most exciting as well as important Cricket Tournament between 6 Asia Big Nations that is going to start from 15th September 2018.
Yes, I am talking about Asia Cup 2018 which is scheduled to take place in the UAE and starts from three daytime that is from this coming Saturday.
The 2018 Asia Cup (also known as Unimoni Asia Cup) is a One-Day International (ODI) cricket tournament scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates in September 2018.
It will be the 14th edition of the Asia Cup and the third time the tournament will be played in the United Arab Emirates, after the 1984 and 1995 tournaments. India is the defending champions.
Asia Cup 2018 Starting Date and Time
UAE Asia Cup 2018 is going to start from 15th September 2018 that is on Saturday and it will end on 28th September 2018. So this is a short but important tournament.
Asia Cup played every two years and the last time the tournament had played in the year 2016 and India Won the Tournament.
The Asia Cup 2018 Starting Time in India at 3.30 PM IST and all the matches have a day-night schedule. The Tournament will be playing between 6 Asia Nations.
[UAE]Asia Cup 2018 Time Table, Match List, Fixtures, Schedule
|No||Asia Cup 2018 Fixtures||Date||Time||Venue|
|1||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Group B)||15-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|2||Pakistan vs Hong Kong (Group A)||16-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|3||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka (Group B)||17-Sep||17:00 IST||Abu Dhabi|
|4||India vs Hong Kong (Group A)||18-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|5||India vs Pakistan (Group A)||19-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|6||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan (Group B)||20-Sep||17:00 IST||Abu Dhabi|
|SUPER FOUR ROUND|
|7||Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up||21-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|8||Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up||22-Sep||17:00 IST||Abu Dhabi|
|9||Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up||23-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|10||Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up||24-Sep||17:00 IST||Abu Dhabi|
|11||Group A Winner vs Group B Winner||25-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
|12||Group A Runner-up vs Group B Runner-up||26-Sep||17:00 IST||Abu Dhabi|
|13||Asia Cup 2018 Final||28-Sep||17:00 IST||Dubai|
Asia Cup 2018 Teams, Groups, Format
There will be 6 Teams that are going to play Asia Cup 2018 Cricket ODI Tournament. Five of these six teams get a direct entry into the competition – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka – while there were six other teams that played in a Qualifier to win that elusive sixth spot.
Hong Kong overcame the challenge from Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Singapore and UAE to win the Qualifiers.
There will be two Groups in the Asia Cup 2018 Tournament and in Each Group there are 3 teams.
Group A Teams
- Hong Kong
Group B Teams
- Sri Lanka
Out of 3 teams, two top teams qualify for the next stage and after that, the qualifying team will play with other qualifying teams from other groups. Then after this, the semi-finale will take place and finally on 28th September 2018 the Big FINAL between two teams.
UAE Asia Cup 2018 Live TV Coverage, Online Streaming
1.Pakistan: PTV Sports, Geo Sports, and Ten Sports TV channel.
2. New Zealand: Sky Sports, Somnet Sports, and Fox Sports.
3. Australia: Fox Sports TV channel or Channel 9.
4. India: Star Sports, Ten Sports, and Star Sports HD.
5. England: Sky Sports or BT Sports.
6. South Africa and African Countries: Super Sports and CSN TV network.
7. USA and Canada: Willow TV.
8. UAE and The Middle East: OSN.
Stay tuned for other updates.