Asia Cup qualifier to start from August 29

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Asia Cup qualifier to start from August 29

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:

August 29

Malaysia vs Hong Kong at Kinrara Oval

Nepal vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval
UAE vs Singapore at UKM Oval

 

August 30

UAE vs Nepal at Kinrara Oval

Hong Kong vs Singapore at Bayuemas Oval

Malaysia vs Oman at UKM Oval

August 31 – Rest Day

September 1

Oman vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval

Malaysia vs Nepal at Bayuemas Oval

UAE vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval

September 2

Hong Kong vs Oman at Kinrara Oval

Malaysia vs UAE at Bayuemas Oval

Nepal vs Singapore at UKM Oval

September 3 – Rest Day

September 4

Malaysia vs Singapore at Kinrara Oval

UAE vs Oman at Bayuemas Oval

Nepal vs Hong Kong at UKM Oval

September 5 – Rest Day

September 6

FINAL: first place team vs second Place Team at Kinrara Oval

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