Pak-India clash on Aug 28, Asia Cup schedule announced

The Asia Cup schedule has been announced according to which arch rivals Pakistan and India will face each other on August 28 in Dubai.

Both will be playing against each other for the first time since the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

The Asia Cup 2022 tournament, which was moved out of Sri Lanka to the UAE last week, 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.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait, Singapore and Hong Kong will play a qualifying round. The winner will join Group A in the main tournament.

The top two teams qualify for the Super Four round where the teams play against each other in league format again before the final where the top two will feature.

The final of the will be played on September 11.

India are the defending champions of the Asia Cup, which was last played in 2018 in an ODI format.

Schedule:

Group A
India v Pakistan: Aug 28, Dubai
India v Qualifier: Aug 31, Dubai
Pakistan v Qualifier: Sep 2, Sharjah

Group B
Sri Lanka v Afghanistan: Aug 27, Dubai
Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Aug 30, Sharjah
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Sep 1, Dubai
Final: Sep 11, Dubai

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