The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is all set to hold the Asia Cup Qualifiers from August 29 in Malaysia.
The nine days tournament will feature six teams including the host Malaysia, Nepal, UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong and Oman.
The event kicks off with Malaysia taking on Hong Kong in the opening match followed by Nepal playing Oman in the second match of the first day.
The UAE play Singapore in the last match on August 29.
Upon the completion of the round-robin phase, the top two team advance to the final on September 6.
The winner will join Pakistan and India in group A.
The qualifying team is scheduled to play Pakistan on September 16 while India on September 18 in group A.
The Asia Cup is pencilled in from September 15 to September 28 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Sri Lanka will lock horns with Bangladesh in the opener of the event.
Pakistan and India will face each other in the most awaited clash of the year on September 19 at Dubai International stadium.
It is pertinent to mention here that UAE for the first time after 1995 is going to host the Asia Cup.
Asia Cup qualifier fixtures:
Malaysia vs Hong Kong at Kinrara Oval
UAE vs Nepal at Kinrara Oval
Hong Kong vs Singapore at Bayuemas Oval
Malaysia vs Oman at UKM Oval
August 31 – Rest Day
Oman vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval
Malaysia vs Nepal at Bayuemas Oval
UAE vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval
Hong Kong vs Oman at Kinrara Oval
Malaysia vs UAE at Bayuemas Oval
Nepal vs Singapore at UKM Oval
September 3 – Rest Day
Malaysia vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval
UAE vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval
Nepal vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval
September 5 – Rest Day
FINAL: first place team vs second Place Team at Kinrara Oval