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Asia Cup Schedule Introduced, India To Play Pakistan In Group A Fixture On August 28

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The schedule for upcoming Asia Cup 2022 is out and India-Pakistan will face off on August 28 in a Group A conflict at Dubai. The event will start on August 27 and the ultimate will probably be performed on September 11. Earlier, it was confirmed that Asia Cup will probably be hosted by Sri Lanka within the UAE. The event was moved out of Sri Lanka as a result of ongoing financial disaster.

The match towards Pakistan can be India’s first fixture within the upcoming Asia Cup, and after this match, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect will face off towards a Qualifier. After the group stage fixtures, there can be a Tremendous 4 section, and the perfect two groups will progress to the finals.

“The wait is lastly over because the battle for Asian supremacy commences on twenty seventh August with the all-important ultimate on eleventh September. The fifteenth version of the Asia Cup will function very best preparation forward of the ICC T20 World Cup,” tweeted Jay Shah, the secretary of BCCI.

Earlier, whereas saying the transfer of shifting the Asia Cup from Sri Lanka to UAE, the Asian Cricket Council President Jay Shah stated: “Contemplating the prevailing state of affairs in Sri Lanka, the ACC after in depth deliberation has unanimously concluded that it will be acceptable to relocate the event from Sri Lanka to the UAE,” the ACC stated in an announcement. “Each effort was made to host the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka and the choice to shift the venue to the UAE was taken after a lot deliberation. The UAE would be the new venue whereas Sri Lanka will proceed to retain internet hosting rights.”

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“We have been actually trying ahead to internet hosting our Asian neighbours in Sri Lanka for the much-anticipated Asia Cup. Whereas I totally stand by the ACC’s choice to shift the Asia Cup to UAE contemplating the present context and the magnitude of the occasion, Sri Lanka Cricket will work intently with the ACC and Emirates Cricket Board to make sure that we nonetheless have an thrilling version of the Asia Cup,” Sri Lanka Cricket chief Shammi Silva stated.

The T20 event will probably be performed from August 27 to September 11.

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