ICC and Asian cricket council has confirmed the 2018 ASIA Cup schedule which will be taking place in from 15 September 2018 to 28th September 2018 in United Arab Emirates. it will be traditional 50 over tournament unlike the 2016 event which was T20 format. Bangladesh takes on Sri Lanka in the opening game on 15th September while India play Pakistan on 19th September. Below is the entire 2018 Asia Cup Cricket Schedule.
ASIA Cup 2018 Qualified Teams: There will be six teams in the tournament with Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan already confirmed while one more team will join these 5 teams via qualifiers which will be played between UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia and Oman.
For the Asia Cup proper 6 teams will be divided into two groups of 3 teams each and every team play two group games and group winners qualify for the Super-Four round.
- Qualifier 1
- Sri Lanka
Top two teams from both groups will qualify for the Super-Four round where teams play 1 game against each of the other three teams and at the end of the Super-Four round top two teams qualifying for the final.
|1||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Group B)||15 September||Dubai|
|2||Pakistan vs Qualifier 1 (Group A)||16 September||Dubai|
|3||Sri Lanka vs Afganistan (Group B)||17 September||Abu Dhabi|
|4||India vs Qualifer 1 (Group A)||18 September||Dubai|
|5||India vs Pakistan (Group A)||19 September||Dubai|
|6||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan (Group B)||20 September||Abu Dhabi|
|SUPER FOUR ROUND BEGINS|
|7||Group A Winners vs Group B Runners-up||21 September||Dubai|
|8||Group B Winners vs Group A Runners-up||21 September||Abu Dhabi|
|9||Group B Runners-up vs Group A Runners-up||23 September||Dubai|
|10||Group A Winners vs Group B Winners||23 September||Abu Dhabi|
|11||Group A Winners vs Group A Runners-up||25 September||Dubai|
|12||Group B Winners vs Group B Runners-ip||26 September||Abu Dhabi|
|13||ASIA Cup 2018 FINAL MATCH||28 September||Dubai|