The 14th edition of Asia Cup will begin from September 15 with matches scheduled to happen in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi, however, the highlight of the tournament remains the match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.
All eyes of the world will be glued to Dubai on Wednesday, September 19 at Dubai International Stadium. Needless to say, people here from both the countries are PUMPED to see their home teams clash with each other.
The six-team team tournament will conclude on September 28
Hong Kong made it to the main team after beating UAE in the final of the qualifying tournament in Malaysia, joining the likes of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The first match will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on September 15 at 3.30pm UAE time. After which India will go against Hong Kong on 18, and then clash with Pakistan the following day.
The final participating countries include:
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— Cricket24.com (@Cricket24_COM) September 6, 2018
Fans of the sport have started rallying behind their teams
India and Pakistan *might* play each other thrice (if they both qualify for the finals) in the Asia Cup
So if I heard correctly India and Pakistan can play each other Thrice in the Asia Cup?
— Adeel Azhar (@adeel_azhar) September 4, 2018
The only important date left in 2018
19 September The only important date remaining in 2018, Pakistan Vs india match day #AsiaCup
— B A B A R (@Babar__says) September 7, 2018
Predictions of the winner are well underway
According to my calculation, India is going to win the Asia Cup under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy! #AsiaCup @BCCI Rashid Khan will not be that effective for 46 days from August 22nd, @rashidkhan_19 pic.twitter.com/aoynqtXgB2
— Anirudh Kumar Mishra (@Anirudh_Astro) September 2, 2018
The six teams have been divided into two groups of three.
A – India, Pakistan, Hong Kong
B – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
To purchase the tickets and for more info, visit https://dubai.platinumlist.net/asiacup.