Asia Cup 2018 Schedule- 2018 Fixtures

As Asia Cup returns to the ODI format, we bring to you Asia Cup 2018 Schedule,Squad Details and all the info you do need to follow Asia’s most prestigious Cricket Tournament.

The 14th edition of Asia Cup is scheduled for September in United Arab Emirates. The tournament was originally scheduled to be played in India but was moved to UAE amidst political tensions between India and Pakistan.

Over the past 13 editions of Asia Cup, India have been the most successful side,having managed 6 of them. Sri Lanka have won one less while Pakistan have only been able to lift the trophy twice. Interestingly each of these 3 sides have won 1 tournament in the last 3 editions.

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka would get the tournament under the way on 15th September. The tournament would comprise of 13 matches with the final taking place on 28th September 2018.

6 Teams would take part in Asia Cup Qualifier. The Qualifier itself constitutes of 5 rounds, after which the top 2 teams would face of for a spot in the main draw of the Asia Cup.

The  teams participating in the Main draw would be divided into two groups. The teams would be ranked on points, NRR and Head to Head in the aforementioned order. The top 2 teams in each group would qualify for the Top 4.

The no 1 ranked team in Group A would face the no 2 ranked team in Group B and vice versa. The winners of these matches would face off for the title.

Here are the Groups:

A: India, Pakistan and Qualifier

B: Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan

The six teams participating in the Qualifiers are:

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Malaysia
  3. UAE
  4. Nepal
  5. Oman
  6. Singapore

Asia Cup Qualifier Schedule:

Round 1

Date: 29 August 2018
1)Malaysia vs Hong Kong at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local
2)Nepal vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval, Pandamaran at 1000 Local
3)UAE vs Singapore at UKM Cricket Oval, Bangi at 1000 Local

Round 2

Date: 30 August 2018
1)UAE vs Nepal at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local
2)Hong Kong vs Singapore at Bayuemas Oval, Pandamaran at 1000 Local
3)Malaysia vs Oman at UKM Cricket Oval, Bangi at 1000 Local

Round 3

Date: 1 September 2018
1)Oman vs Singapore at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local

2)Malaysia vs Nepal at Bayuemas Oval, Pandamaran at 1000 Local
3)UAE vs Hong Kong at UKM Cricket Oval, Bangi at 1000 Local

Round 4

Date: 2 September 2018
1)Hong Kong vs Oman at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local
2)Malaysia vs UAE at Bayuemas Oval, Pandamaran at 1000 Local
3)Nepal vs Singapore at UKM Cricket Oval, Bangi at 1000 Local

Round 5

Date: 4 September 2018
1)Malaysia vs Singapore at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local
2)UAE vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval, Pandamaran at 1000 Local
3)Nepal vs Hong Kong at UKM Cricket Oval, Bangi at 1000 Local

Final

Date: 6 September 2018
TBD vs TBD at Kinrara Academy Oval, Bandar Kinrara at 1000 Local

Asia Cup 2018 Schedule- Main Draw

Date Group/Stage Match Venue
15 Sep B Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Dubai
16 Sep A Pakistan vs TBA Dubai
17 Sep B Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan Abu Dhabi
18 Sep A India vs TBA Dubai
19 Sep A India vs Pakistan Dubai
20 Sep B Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Abu Dhabi
21 Sep Super 4 1st Group A vs 2nd Group B Dubai
21 Sep Super 4 1st Group B vs 2nd Group A Abu Dhabi
23 Sep Super 4 2nd Group A vs 2nd Group B Dubai
23 Sep Super 4 1st Group A vs 1st Group B Abu Dhabi
25 Sep Super 4 1st Group A vs 2nd Group A Dubai
26 Sep Super 4 1st Group B vs 2nd Group B Abu Dhabi
28 Sep Final 1st Group A vs 1st Group B Dubai

The Squads would be Updated once they are announced……

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