The Asian Cricket Council on Tuesday announced the schedule for the upcoming Asian Cup, which starts on August 27. It was previously confirmed that the Asian Cup will be hosted by Sri Lanka in the UAE. The tournament was moved from Sri Lanka due to the ongoing economic crisis. India, the defending champions, will face arch rivals Pakistan in their first match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on August 28. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka will face Afghanistan in the tournament opener on August 27, while the final will be played on September 11. The UAE, Kuwait, Singapore and Hong Kong will play a qualifier for the 6th and last place in the 2022 Asian Cup.
In the main tournament, the six teams will be divided into two groups of three teams.
India is in Group A with Pakistan, while the last place is taken by qualifying.
In Group, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka compete for a spot in the Super 4.
This year’s Asian Cup will be played in T20 format.
Asia Cup 2022 Full Schedule, Date, Times and Venues
Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan, 27 August 19:30 IST, Dubai
India vs Pakistan, 28 August 19:30 IST, Dubai
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, August 30, 19:30 IST, Sharjah
India vs Qualifiers, 31 August 19:30 IST, Dubai
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, September 1, 19:30 IST, Dubai
Pakistan vs Qualifiers, September 2, 19:30 IST, Sharjah
Super 4 Phase
B1 vs B2, September 3, 7:30 PM IST, Sharjah
A1 vs A2, September 4, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
A1 vs B1, September 6, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
A2 vs B2, September 7, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
A1 vs B2, September 8, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
A2 vs B1, September 9, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
1st in Super 4 vs 2nd in Super 4, September 11, 7:30 PM IST, Dubai
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