Asia Cup Cricket 2018 will be played in UAE in September
The Schedule, Fixture, Matches of the Asia Cup 2018 are as follows.
ASIA CUP 2018 FIXTURES
Pakistan vs Qualifier
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka
India vs Qualifier
Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka
India vs Pakistan
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up
Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up
Group B Runners-up vs Group A Runner-up
Group A Winner vs Group B Winner
Group A Winner vs Group A Runner-up
Group B Winner vs Group B Runner-up
Asia Cup 2018 Final
The most important thing about this Schedule is that it is full of Entertainment as the world wants to see the thriller between the two most promising rivalries and India. The Asia Cup 2018 seems to be Special because it is providing the Chance for the cricket lovers to see Pakistan playing against 3 times in ODI cricket when the two teams, along with a few others feature in the 14th edition of the Asia Cup.
Team India is the defending Champions. Basically Asia Cup is biennial tournament. The Asia Cup 2016 was being played in Bangladesh and it was won by India. Now it was planned by ICC that the Tournament will be Held in INDIA .
(ICC) decided to change the Venue of the which is the upcoming planed by ICC that the Asia Cup 2018 will be held in India (defending Champions).
With the passage of time ICC observed that the two most pivotal Cricketing Nations of the World, Pakistan and India have some political stress and there are tensions between Pakistan Cricket Board and BCCI (Indian Cricket Board), which forced ICC to change the Venue of the Asia Cup 2018.
Current Venue of Asia Cup is
The 5 permanent members of the Asian Cricket Council will get direct entry into the competition. These Members Include Pakistan, India, Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Whereas there will be 6th teams that will be playing in a Qualifier to win that exclusive . These six participants that will be struggling to get into the tournament will include , , , , and
The team which will top the Qualifiers would emerge as the 6th team to be participating in Asia Cup 2018.
and share the same group of the competition while will be in the other group of the competition.
All the participating teams are supposed to play in the of the tournament and the at the end of will for the . The 2nd round which is the next ladder has been devised as a Super Four stage, one that will see all four teams feature against each other once.
will be joined by a Qualifier in their group, while Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh will be in the other group.
India enter the competition as the defending champions, in an Asia Cup tournament that was, for the first time, played in the T20 format. This particular edition will be played in the ODI format in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup.
Of the previous 13 times the Asia Cup has been played, India have won the competition most number of times at six, while Sri Lanka are the second-most successful side with five titles under their belt.
Pakistan have won the competition twice, in 2000 and in 2012, beating Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in the finals. Bangladesh have made the final twice.